Run for the trees!

Run for the trees!

Take part in our fantastic 10k run through the picturesque arboretum landscape on 24 May.

If you agree to raise £75 for the Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum, you'll get a free charity place.

Sign up by 23 February and you'll also be entered into our fantastic prize draw!

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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...



Take a stroll and discover our winter highlights at Westonbirt...

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Winter wonders!

Winter wonders!

Winter at Westonbirt is a magical experience, particularly when seen on a frosty day when the deep peaceful greens of our conifers and richly patterned barks, such as the dogwoods, take centre stage. 

All about winter...

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.


Our ambitious plans...

The Westonbirt Project logo Learn more...

Stick Man Trail

The Great Oak Hall

Join Stick Man on his quest to the family tree! The trail is free to follow, but you can pick up a supplementary activity pack at the Welcome Building for £3. Find out more!

Westonbirt DVD

Still from the Westonbirt DVD

The perfect gift  - enjoy the wonders of Westonbirt, whatever the weather!

£2 from the sale of each DVD will go to the Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum. Buy now...

Opening times and prices

Open 9am - 5pm every day except Christmas Day

  • Last admission 4:30pm
  • Extended opening to Members of the Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum until 8pm from 1 April - 30 September

Current admission prices:

  • Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum - FREE
  • Adult £6, Student £4, Child (over 5 years) £2, under 5s free

Westonbirt Arboretum postcode: GL8 8QS