Latest news

Latest news

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!

Enchanted Christmas

For information about getting your Enchanted Christmas tickets take a look here

Don't forget about Friends Fridays for your special members' discount!

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.