Westonbirt, The National Arboretum

Westonbirt, The National Arboretum
Forestry Commission

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Westonbirt Arboretum

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adultfrom £8.00 to £15.00 per ticket
Childfrom £3.00 to £7.50 per ticket

Please see website for full seasonal pricing breakdown.

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.

Opening Times

2021 (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)

* Last admission 4.15pm

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


Attraction Facilities

  • Childrens Play Area
  • Shop


  • On-Site café/restaurant
  • Picnic Site

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

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

Payment Methods

  • American Express accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Special group rates - £3-£8
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free
  • Visa accepted

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

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted - Please enquire for further details

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.



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    Recent Reviews:

    • Eatbristol
      Bristol, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Love the trees but hate the food offer
      4 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 17th October 2021
      Have been to Westonbirt lots and it is great. Pretty busy today so less forest bathing more crowd avaoiding. Tried the Kitchen and this was really poor, the decor is great, the people serving... Read full review
    • 1chooseylady
      Herne Bay, United Kingdom
      Didnt get here last year when we visited the area so came back
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 17th October 2021
      We stayed in in the area last year but didn't get to the Arboretum so decided we would make sure this time we would book and visit really worth a visit ended up walking 5hrs such colours and such... Read full review
    • now_i_wonder
      Berkshire, United Kingdom
      A Fantastic, Colourful day at Westonbirt
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 17th October 2021
      We had the pleasure of visiting Westonbirt on a lovely sunny Sunday in October, where the soft, raking light made the colourful leaves and vistas jewel-like. It's been a while since we last visited... Read full review

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