Other Gardens 

Take full advantage of being a Friend of Westonbirt Arboretum by visiting our reciprocal gardens and arboretums below.

Free entry to some gardens is restricted at certain times in the year so please contact the garden before your visit. Please ensure you take your membership card with you to enable free entry. We are unable to refund you for any entry fee charged.

Though children aged 18 and under may visit Westonbirt, The National Arboretum on your membership card, this policy does not necessarily apply to other gardens.

Partner attractions may be subject to review or alterations beyond our control.

Batsford Arboretum

Batsford Park, Moreton-in-Marsh, Glos GL56 9QB
Tel: 01386 701 441   

This former home of the famous Mitford family covers some 56 acres of magical Cotswold countryside. From January onwards the hillside is adorned with flowers - aconites, snowdrops, daffodils and bluebells. 
Streams, the Buddha of heroic size, a Japanese Rest House and Hermit’s cave are not to be missed.
A wonderful garden of discovery, with a surprise round every corner. 

Bedgebury National Pinetum 

Goudhurst, Kent TN17 2SL     
Tel:  01580 211 044   

The National Pinetum at Bedgebury is the finest collection of conifers on one site in the world. 

With over 10,000 trees and shrubs from across five continents, many of them rare and endangered, it is a beautiful and tranquil place to walk, picnic and enjoy nature away from the stresses of everyday life. 

Birmingham Botanical Gardens & Glasshouses

Westbourne Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 3TR   
Tel: 0121 454 1860   

Four stunning glasshouses take you from tropical rainforest to arid desert. Fifteen acres of beautiful landscaped gardens. Roses, alpines, perennials, rare trees and shrubs. Adventure playground, children’s discovery garden, art gallery, tearoom and shop. Open every day except Christmas Day from 9am (10am Sundays) Closing: April – September 7pm, October – March 5pm.

The Yorkshire Arboretum

Castle Howard, York YO60 7BY
Tel: 01653 648 650

With thousands of trees from hundreds of places, this young arboretum on the edge of the Vale of York is a genetic bank of some of the rarest plants in the world. 

There are no boundaries in the arboretum, just beautiful vistas, lakes and walkways, with trees meeting the skyline in all directions.

National Botanic Gardens of Wales

Llanarthne, Carmarthenshire SA32 8HG   
Tel: 01558 668 768 

The National Botanic Garden of Wales is a very special place.
A stunning garden set in more than 500 acres of beautiful, rolling west Wales countryside, it has as its centrepiece Norman Foster’s remarkable Great Glasshouse – poised in the landscape like a giant raindrop. Just an hour from Cardiff.



Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

20a Inverleith Row, Edinburgh EH3 5LR     
Tel: 0131 552 7171    

Refresh your senses and explore the riches of the green kingdom at one of the world's finest botanic gardens.

Journey through warmer climes in the Glasshouses or discover contemporary art at Inverleith House.


Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

Richmond, Surrey TW9 3AB          
Tel: 0208 332 5655    

The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, a World Heritage Site, stretches over 300 acres and is home to the world's largest and most diverse collection of living plants, with over 40,000 different species. Seven magnificent glasshouses, listed historic buildings and fascinating displays of rare and unusual plants from across the world, make Kew Gardens a place of inspiration for visitors, scientists and artists alike. A small charge is made for children aged 4-16 years of age.

Royal Botanic Gardens Wakehurst Place

Ardingly, Nr Haywards Heath, West Sussex RH17 6TN   
Tel: 01444 894 066  

Located between London and Brighton, in spectacular Sussex countryside, the gardens are part of the famous Royal Botanic Gardens of Kew. They are open to the public most days (excluding Christmas & New Year's day). A seed bank is being constructed here, and will help to ensure the survival of plant species. The gardens are beautiful at any time, but never more so than in the autumn. A small charge is made for children aged 4-16 years of age.

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