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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 »


Tom Jones

Tom Jones announces Forest Live date at Westonbirt

Tom Jones has announced a Westonbirt show as part of Forest Live, the summer concert series promoted by the Forestry Commission. Read more »


STIHL Treetop Walkway at Westonbirt Arboretum

The STIHL Treetop Walkway - opens 27 April!

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


UB40 featuring Ali Campbell, Astro and Mickey Virtue announce West Country woodland gig

UB40's three founding members will be making a triumphant return to Westonbirt Arboretum this summer as part of Forest Live, the annual concert series organised by the Forestry Commission. Read more »

Kaiser Chiefs announce Westonbirt gig

Kaiser Chiefs is the latest band to announce dates as part of Forest Live, where acts perform in spectacular woodland settings around the country as part of the summer concert series promoted by the Forestry Commission. Read more »

Rudimental announce Forest Live show at Westonbirt

Rudimental have announced dates for the summer, as part of Forest Live, the concert series promoted by the Forestry Commission where acts perform in unique woodland locations around the country. 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 »

Run for our trees!

Westonbirt 10k race

The Westonbirt 10k is now full.

There are two waiting lists in operation.

Join the waiting list for fundraising places >>

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Sophie Nash, Project Manager

Sophie Nash, Project Manager, keeps us up-to-date with developments on the blog...