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Saturday 13 May 2017 - Great Oak Hall. Mark Ballard (Curator) and his team talk about their seed collecting trip to Italy - stories you cannot miss! Come along for coffee, the Charity AGM and then the talk.

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15% discount with Cotswold Outdoor

We're pleased to announce an exciting new discount for Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum members! Cotswold Outdoor are now offering our members 15% off online and in-store. Read more »


Don't miss the exhibitions in the Great Oak Hall during April and May!

We've got some wonderful exhibitors coming to the Great Oak Hall this spring, selling an exhibiting some of their amazing artworks, so don't miss out! Read more »


An end to Friends of Westonbirt coffee mornings

It's been lovely to see some of you at FOWA coffee mornings and we've been really able to get to know a few of our members.

Some of you have used these mornings as an opportunity to share your thoughts, ideas and concerns, which has been a great start in allowing us to really engage with our membership.

However due to low attendance, we've decided to stop running these coffee mornings and rethink our offer, so that we can meet the needs of as many of our members as possible. Read more »

The Friends are on Facebook! Why not 'like' our page? Just search 'Friends of Westonbirt'.

Want to keep up to date with all the latest news from the Friends? Please 'like' us on Facebook and show your support! Read more »

Shop or search online with Savoo and help to raise much needed funds for Friends of Westonbirt!

Friends of Westonbirt have recently partnered with Savoo.co.uk on a new and exciting fundraising project. Every time you use Savoo, you can be donating to us by either searching online, or using their voucher codes & deals to save money. Read more »

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 »

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...