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Westonbirt Arboretum grows community links

The Forestry Commission's National Arboretum at Westonbirt in Gloucestershire has welcomed two new Community Officers to its team as part of a project to help more people to learn from, participate in and enjoy the arboretum's trees and heritage. Read more »


The STIHL Treetop Walkway - opens 27 April!

Your breathtaking bird's-eye view of Westonbirt's wonderful trees opens on 27 April! Read more »

Westonbirt Arboretum teams up with Tracklements to support tree collection

The Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum charity has teamed up with local award-winning condiment maker Tracklements for a second year to raise funds for the tree collection. Read more »

Are you app for a TreeQuest?

Calling all adventurers! Westonbirt Arboretum is inviting visitors to take part in a new digital quest around the internationally renowned site, which will help them to get closer to the tree collection in a different way with information at their fingertips. Read more »

International spring show expected at Westonbirt

As arboretum team propagate new species to add to the collection. Read more »

£1.9m raised for new view at the arboretum

The Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum are celebrating reaching their £1.9 million fundraising target for Phase Two of the Westonbirt Project. Read more »

Westonbirt, The National Arboretum announces partnership with Woodland Adventurers to provide outdoor learning

The Forestry Commission's National Arboretum at Westonbirt has announced a partnership with Woodland Adventurers, a leading provider of outdoor learning, to run exciting activities connecting children to nature. Read more »

Arboretum team head to America in search of 'autumn bangers'

A team from the Forestry Commission's National Arboretum at Westonbirt, Gloucestershire, will travel to North America this September on a seed collecting expedition. They hope the results of the trip, which has been partly funded by the Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum charity, will enhance and improve future autumn colour at the arboretum. Read more »

Run for our trees!

Westonbirt 10k race

Participating in the Westonbirt 10k on behalf of the Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum is a great way to help care for this special place.

How it happened...

Sophie Nash, Project Manager

Read the story of the Westonbirt Project on the blog...