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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:

  • Scenesome
    Greater London, United Kingdom
    Autumn colours
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 24th May 2017
    Quite unbelievable colours in the Autumn. Spectacular reds and yellows. The walkway through the treetops made this a really interesting visit. There were lots of children. Dogs were also welcome. Read full review
  • westcountrypro
    Taunton, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Return after many years rather mixed
    3 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 24th May 2017
    Returning to Westonbirt after many years I was bewildered to find the site so very modern. Yes, great for wheelchair users and parents with buggies and for those with a need for smooth surface... Read full review
  • davideastwood15
    Worcester, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    The sun shone all day
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 23rd May 2017
    We visited Westonbirt for the very first time and were not disappointed. Most of the paths are hard paved and suitable for wheelchairs or motor scooters. In fact they can be obtained for free just... Read full review

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