Protecting Westonbirt Arboretum, connecting people with trees
As a member, you keep Westonbirt thriving, ensuring over 100 tree species, that are endangered in the wild, are safeguarded for the future. As these trees are cared for and monitored at Westonbirt, we learn how they adapt to environmental changes and share this vital information with the international community so future generations will be able to enjoy these magnificent trees all over the world.
Safeguard trees for the future. Become a member today.
We are a charity with over 38,000 members who support The National Arboretum in connecting people with trees to improve the quality of life. Westonbirt Arboretum is a remarkable place with a beautiful and inspiring landscape where people can visit to enjoy and learn about trees.
With 15,000 tree specimens, 5 national tree collections and seasonal activities for all, visitors can come along to Westonbirt throughout the year and be met with a whole new environment as the seasons come and go. There's always something new to discover. A membership with us allows you to be a Westonbirt advocate, caring for one of the world's most extraordinary arboreta and gives you access to enjoy the arboretum, wander amongst the trees while protecting a cherished part of the Cotswold's much-loved landscape.
Never before has the need to adapt and prepare for the future been so great or your support been more vital.
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Sensing Nature Guided Walks
Discover Westonbirt's immersive and interactive sensory experience and how this aims to shift visitors' perception, enjoy the arboretum at a slower pace and explore the trees of Westonbirt through their nonvisual senses.
Fragile with Attitude
‘Fragile with Attitude’ was an art exhibition held in the Great Oak Hall at Westonbirt Arboretum earlier this year. The exhibition was developed as part of the ‘Re-Storying Landscapes for Social Inclusion’ project with the University of Exeter;...
Small but still mighty!
Within the arboretum, we currently care for over 100 threatened tree species and the latest edition of ‘The Little Book of Disappearing Trees’ introduces some of the endangered trees we look after.