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Work for us!


We are looking for a Fundraising Officer!

If you're an experienced and creative fundraiser, this could be the perfect next step.

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Image: donor event, credit Matt Tween.



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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Watch our videos on YouTube...

STIHL Treetop Walkway

STIHL Treetop Walkway

The STIHL Treetop Walkway is now open.

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.


Our ambitious plans...

The Westonbirt Project logo Learn more...

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!

Westonbirt DVD

Still from the Westonbirt DVD

Enjoy the wonders of Westonbirt, whatever the weather! £2 from the sale of each DVD goes 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 Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum members until 8pm, 1 April - 30 September

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