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Spring tree highlights

Today, many of the world’s trees are in danger of disappearing altogether! Here at Westonbirt, we work hard to ensure that trees are protected and preserved for future generations.

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Journey of a seed

Penny Jones is the Propagator at Westonbirt. Her knowledge, understanding and passion for seed propagation has produced hundreds of healthy saplings, which are planted at the arboretum.

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A welcome bunch of grazers

You may have noticed that we have played host to a group of Gloucester cattle. They have brown-black bodies with a white stripe along their back and white tails and underbellies.

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Unleash your Creativitree

The arboretum is a special place. A short walk amongst the wonderful trees can revitalise the soul and help spark the seed of an idea that might grow into something amazing!...

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How to Hygge a Tree

‘How to Hygge a Tree’ is a new resource about mindfulness in the forest.

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Completing the cycle of life at Westonbirt

There are some absolutely magnificent specimens here at Westonbirt Arboretum and we want to ensure that every incredible tree is made the most of.

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New website goes live

We’re very excited to announce the launch of our new website. We hope you’ll find it a useful source of information.

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Don’t forget your card

Please don’t forget to bring your membership card when you visit the arboretum.

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Refer a friend

Find out about our membership offer.

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Sir Hereward Wake Bt, MC

Some of you may have seen in the press over Christmas that Sir Hereward Wake sadly died on 11 December.

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Survey

In December 2017, we ran an online Membership Survey to find out how you’d prefer to hear from us.

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Run for the trees

There’s still time to sign up as a fundraiser in the Westonbirt 10k!...

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Get social

Get in touch with us on social media.

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Retirement of Karen Thornton, Trustee

On 31 December 2017, Karen Thornton retired as a Trustee of the Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum.

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A moooving donation

We’re extremely grateful to Sarah Baillie, who is one of our volunteers, and the University of Bristol for the £4,000 donation we received in January.

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