Blog - The Westonbirt Project

Back 'app' and running

As part of Westonbirt’s continuing mission to ‘connect people with trees’, we like to try new things to engage with our audiences here at the Arboretum.

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Overnight Plant Hunter Challenge

A mouse took a stroll through the deep dark wood The mouse saw….a group of teenagers unsure of where they stood...

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Still plenty of work to be done!

The opening ceremony for Phase Two may have now been and gone, but there is still plenty of ongoing work for the Westonbirt Project.

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A great big THANK YOU!

On Tuesday 26 April 2016, Westonbirt Arboretum hosted an event to celebrate the completion of phase two of the Westonbirt Project and to thank the many people who made it possible.

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Pizza in the Woods!

The community team welcome a wide range of groups from the surrounding area to come and learn about our tree collection through exploration and discovery.

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STIHL Treetop Walkway: an update

We are getting very close to completion of the walkway, not too long to wait now! Before we open the walkway there are a few more finishing touches we need to install.

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Inside the Machinery Store with architect Piers Taylor

Work on the new Wolfson Tree Management Centre is nearing completion.

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The Wolfson Tree Management Centre: a glimpse inside the new mess building

Work is currently underway on what will become the new Wolfson Tree Management Centre.

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The Wolfson Tree Management Centre: One building complete!

Work is currently underway on what will become the new Wolfson Tree Management Centre. The new facility will provide all that Westonbirt’s expert tree team needs to manage the tree collection.

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STIHL Treetop Walkway: An update

I’m really excited to see that the timber decking is now in place along the entire length of the walkway!...

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STIHL Treetop Walkway: An Update

Work is continuing on the STIHL Treetop Walkway, which will give visitors an exciting new perspective on trees. The walkway is part of phase two of the Westonbirt Project.

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All go at the Tree Management Centre!

The Wolfson Tree Management Centre is a hive of activity at the moment!...

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STIHL Treetop Walkway: an offshoot emerges!

Work is continuing on the STIHL Treetop Walkway, which will give visitors an exciting new perspective on trees.

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STIHL Treetop Walkway: family-friendly and accessible to all...

Work is continuing on the STIHL Treetop Walkway, which will give visitors an exciting new perspective on trees. The walkway is part of phase two of the Westonbirt Project.

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STIHL Treetop Walkway - aiming high!

Work is continuing on the STIHL Treetop Walkway, which will give visitors an exciting new perspective on trees. The walkway is part of phase two of the Westonbirt Project.

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