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Enjoy the outdoors at Westonbirt this June

Posted in: Blog Events Seasonal Summer

June is a delightful time to visit Westonbirt as the vibrant hues of green dominate the landscape. Discover this month's highlights you won't want to miss...

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A fond farewell to Forest Live and Westonbirt

We caught up with Simon Hough, Forestry England’s Events Manager, to share his experiences with Forest Live and Westonbirt as he sets off on a new adventure this summer after 22 years with Forestry England.

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Going green at the 10K

We are all looking at ways we can be greener, and the Westonbirt 10K is no different. Find out more...

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Running and wellbeing

Trail running is a simple and proven way to improve your mental health and wellbeing. But what exactly are the benefits, and how can we incorporate green spaces into our daily dose of exercise?...

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Running Routes at Westonbirt

Start on your running journey or find inspiration for beating your personal bests at Westonbirt Arboretum...

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Discover spring at Westonbirt Arboretum: Guided walks, family fun and a Zog trail!

Discover the natural wonder and adventure this April at Westonbirt with enchanting cherry blossoms, interactive walks, free family-friendly activities, and more. Join us and immerse yourself in the beauty of spring!...

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Thinking differently about diversity at Westonbirt

An exhibition of forest-inspired artwork by people whose minds work ‘differently’ is coming to Westonbirt in May 2023, as part of a project exploring the role and value of diversity in nature and in society.

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How to prepare for a 10K

The Westonbirt 10K is fast approaching and we can’t wait to be cheering for our Run for the Trees Team! If you haven't started training yet, don't worry - there's still time! Plus, we've got a FREE training guide to help you get started.

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Say hello to our 2023 Westonbirt Runners

We're proud to introduce our Westonbirt Runners to you, who will be taking part in the Westonbirt 10K to raise money for our charity to protect trees and enrich lives. Find out why some of them decided to Run for the Trees…...

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6 reasons you'll want to Run for the Trees

Running for a good cause you truly care about is an incredible thing to do. By raising money for Westonbirt Arboretum you could be funding seed-collecting trips to funding a day out in nature for vulnerable people and more!...

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70 Years, 70 Trees

Rebecca Lockyear is the curator of ‘70 Years 70 Trees Art Exhibition' and has gathered a palette of 14 artists to work together on creating a body of work that celebrates trees.

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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;...

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Running the 2022 Westonbirt 10K

With the completion of the Westonbirt 10K on 12 May, we caught up with Julia, our Westonbirt Runner, to find out how it went…...

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Visiting Runners Need

As Julia prepares for the Westonbirt 10K she went to Runners Need to have a gait analysis - find out what this is and why you should get one too! #AD...

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