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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

2018 (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

* 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

  • Approx length of visit - 2.5 hours
  • Forest Location
  • In countryside
  • Max group size - No maximum
  • Min group size - 10
  • 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
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • 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 2017

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Recent Reviews:

  • Julie195847
    Verwood, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Winter walk with our dog
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 17th March 2018
    While staying in Didmarton, just up the road for a few nights, I looked to see what was around and about the area in terms of dog friendly activities. Found the perfect one for my husband and I and... Read full review
  • anneandpeter707
    Clevedon, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Westonbirt - get your money's worth
    4 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 13th March 2018
    Westonbirt is beautiful but a little planning is a big help if you want £10 worth of pleasure from trees.. First a sunny day is an enormous help so be prepared to pick another day if the weather is... Read full review
  • Mickletonians
    Mickleton, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Lovely sunny winter stroll
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 8th March 2018
    We went on one of the marked out Winter Walks( around the Old Arbortum) which was a lovely stroll although given it was February there was not too much to see. Will definitely come back late April... Read full review

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