Latest news

Latest news

We're recruiting for a Supporter Engagement Manager!

We are looking for an energetic and creative individual with skills and experience to lead and support a small, committed team.

Please see here for an application form, more information and how to apply.

Closing date: 12 noon, Friday 11th November. 




Reciprocal gardens

Just a reminder to those using the full benefits of your membership by visiting reciprocal gardens! Free entry with your FOWA card is restricted at certain times of year, so please contact the garden before your visit.

The Friends are now on Facebook!


Keep up to date with all the latest FOWA news and updates. 'Like' us to show your support and keep in touch!

Join us

Join us

Be part of the long-term future of this world class conservation site.

Whether you're fascinated by our historic tree collection, looking for family fun, or simply want a safe and beautiful place to walk your dog, we have a membership option for you.

Since 1985, the Friends have contributed £2.5 million to support and care for Westonbirt.

Join now...



The Friends are now on Facebook!

'Like' our page for all the lastest FOWA news as well as membership & fundraising updates.



For visitor information visit the Forestry Commission website:

Welcome to the Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum

The Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum charity works in partnership with the Forestry Commission to ensure that Westonbirt is supported, cared for and enjoyed.

As the National Arboretum, Westonbirt is the UK's finest tree collection and one of the world's most important arboretums. It is also one of the most popular attractions in Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds.

By joining us or giving your support, you can be part of the long-term future of this world class conservation site.


Join today!

Child enjoying the outdoors

Membership is great value for families - your children and grandchildren under 18 get free admission when they visit with you! Join now!

Meetings & Conferences

The Great Oak Hall

The Great Oak Hall provides a unique venue for business meetings, seminars, interviewing, workshops and training sessions... Find out more!

Opening times and prices

Open 9am - 5pm every day except Christmas Day

  • Last admission 4:30pm
  • Extended opening to Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum members until 8pm, 1 April - 30 October

Visit the Forestry Commission website to see current admission prices for non-members.