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15% discount for members with Cotswold Outdoor!

Cotswold Outdoor are offering Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum members a 15% discount in-store and online! 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 »


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 »

£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 »

The Westonbirt Project begins!

The first turf has been cut at the Forestry Commission's National Arboretum at Westonbirt as ambitious developments to improve visitor experience and facilities get underway. Read more »

Westonbirt Arboretum awarded £1.9 million by Heritage Lottery Fund

Staff, volunteers and visitors at the Forestry Commission's National Arboretum at Westonbirt are celebrating after the arboretum was awarded a grant of £1.9 million from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). Read more »

Westonbirt Arboretum chosen for flagship funding scheme

A project to build a new Welcome Building and restore the Grade I Registered landscape at the Forestry Commission's National Arboretum at Westonbirt has been awarded a grant of £500,000. Read more »

Propagation celebration!

Staff at Westonbirt, The National Arboretum have today been celebrating the opening of a new propagation unit funded by the Friends of Westonbirt 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...