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Westonbirt The National Arboretum

Westonbirt, The National Arboretum
Forestry Commission


0300 067 4890

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Westonbirt Arboretum

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult (January, February and December)£6.00 per ticket
Adult (March - November)£9.00 per ticket
Child 5-18 (January, February, December)£2.00 per ticket
Child 5-18 (March - August)£3.00 per ticket
Child 5-18 (September - November)£4.00 per ticket
Child Under 5Free
Concession (January, February and December)£4.00 per ticket
Student (March - August)£6.00 per ticket
Student (September - November)£6.00 per ticket

See website for event ticket prices.

The Student rate applies to students, cyclists, public transport users and jobseekers.
Group discounts are available based on a minimum group size of 10.

The student rate applies to students, cyclists, public transport users and unemployed.
Group discounts are available based on a minimum group size of 10.

Opening Times

2017 (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)

* Last admission 4.15pm

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change


Attraction Facilities

  • Childrens Play Area
  • Shop

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted - Please enquire for further details

Key Features

  • Forest Location
  • In countryside
  • Outdoor Attraction

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking
  • Coach Parking
  • On site parking
  • Parking (free) - Included in the cost of admission


  • On-Site café/restaurant
  • Picnic Site

Payment Methods

  • American Express accepted
  • Approx length of visit - 2.5 hours
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Max group size - No maximum
  • Min group size - 10
  • Special group rates - £3-£8
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free
  • Visa accepted

Establishment Features

  • Conference facilities - The Great Oak Hall and Education Centre are available to hire for corporate events.
  • Dogs Accepted
  • Event venue
  • Open all year
  • Tea / Coffee Shop
  • Toilets

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  • Guided Tours Available for Individuals

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available
  • Min group size numeric qualifier - 10

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From Bath take the A4 to the A46, signposted Stroud. Continue for approx. 8 miles and follow brown signs to Westonbirt on the A46. From Bristol follow signs to the M32, then onto the M4. Leave at junction 18 onto the A46, signposted Stroud. Continue for approx. 6 miles and follow brown signs to Westonbirt on the A46. From Cirencester take the A419 then the A429 signposted Bath, Chippenham, continue forward on the A433 to Tetbury, take the A46 signposted Bath and follow the brown signs to Westonbirt on the A46.

Public Transport Directions

For information on train times contact National Rail on 08457 484950. For information on bus times contact Traveline on 0871 2002233. The nearest train station is Kemble which is located between the towns of Tetbury and Cirencester and is a 15 minute taxi journey from Westonbirt.


  • Certificate of Excellence 2016

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Recent Reviews:

  • Sm0ky
    Petersfield, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Grand day out in good weather. Pleasant walks and a botanists' paradise. Elevated walk way fun. £10 adult entry.
    4 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 28th March 2017
    Pleasant two hour stroll around the new and old arboretum and on the new raised walkway. Great for kids, lots of nature orientated things for them to do. Coffee and souvenir shops strategically... Read full review
  • amandapacey1
    Bath, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Mothers day outing
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 27th March 2017
    Trees are good at this time if year. This app wants me to put in 100 characters. So it was really really really really really really really really really really really good. Read full review
  • hotelreviews06
    Trip Type:
    pleasant park
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 26th March 2017
    We visited this arboretum with our little dog - drove from London, took less than 3 hours. Car park was clean and had plenty of spaces. Dogs are only allowed into the Silk Wood area - not the old... Read full review

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