Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum

Enjoy the Best of Autumn at Westonbirt Arboretum with Your Membership

Posted: September 27, 2023 at 18:55 pm Author: Jo Murray

Don’t miss the breathtaking autumn colours at Westonbirt this October. The trees are coming ablaze with reds, oranges, yellows, and greens and so are the activities taking place at Westonbirt in October, such as the Fungus Foray and the Ballad of Birtha autumn trail.

As a member, you can enjoy unlimited free entry to Westonbirt, so you can visit as often as you like to admire the autumn colours and take part in seasonal activities. Remember all visitors need to pre-book to guarantee entry from Saturday 30 September to Sunday 12 November.

Here are some specific ideas for things you can do at Westonbirt Arboretum in October as a member:

Connecting with nature

Take some time for yourself on Westonbirt's wellbeing trail this autumn.

Guided walk

Join a guided walk to learn about the arboretum's autumnal highlights. (Find out more about Old Arboretum guided walks and Discovery walks)


Take part in a Fungus Foray to learn about the different types of fungi that can be found at Westonbirt. (07 October)

Autumn leaves

Attend a Discovery Day to learn about autumnal leaves, fruits, and seeds. (21 October)

Autumn trail

Bring your children to the Autumn Family Trail to help Birtha the woodland spirit get back to her colourful self and visit this half term to take part in Westonbirt's family activities.


Visit the Great Oak Hall to delight in the autumn exhibitions.

Autumn leaves

Simply relax and enjoy the stunning autumn colours at your own pace. Don't forget to pre-book to guarantee your entry.

No matter what you choose to do, you are sure to have a wonderful time visiting Westonbirt Arboretum in October as a member.