Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum

Enjoy the outdoors at Westonbirt this June

Posted: June 1, 2023 at 16:14 pm

June is a delightful time to visit Westonbirt as the vibrant hues of green dominate the landscape. The lush canopies, adorned with leaves of various shades and sizes, create a symphony of colours that is both soothing and exhilarating. As the sun filters through the branches, the play of light and shadow adds a touch of ethereal beauty to the surroundings, making it a perfect setting for nature enthusiasts and photographers alike.

Forest Live at Westonbirt

Events and Activities

June at Westonbirt is not just about basking in nature's beauty; it's also a time for exciting events and activities. The arboretum hosts a variety of workshops, guided walks, and family-friendly events that cater to all ages. From discovery days to live music, there is something for everyone:

Guided walks

- Take a guided walk in the Old Arboretum...

- Discover the fascinating world of wild flowers and other flora...

- Take the path less travelled and delve a little deeper into Westonbirt's captivating trees with discovery walks...

- Be lead you through an immersive and interactive sensory experience that aims to shift your perception, enjoy the arboretum at a slower pace and explore the trees of Westonbirt through your nonvisual senses on a Sensing nature guided walk...

Forest Live

Tom Grennan - Friday 9 June 2023

Jack Savoretti - Saturday 10 June 2023

June highlights

- Pinhole photography and solargraphy workshop

- Nature's showcase art and craft fair

- Get creative outdoors! Workshop for Visually Impaired children & families

- Discovery days

- Zog trail

For all events and workshops please see Forestry England's website...

Summer at Westonbirt

Picnic Delights

What better way to savour the ambience of Westonbirt in June than with a delightful picnic? Partiularly as International Picnic Day is on the 18 June! The arboretum provides several designated picnic areas, where you can relax and indulge in a feast surrounded by nature's splendour. Pack a basket filled with local produce, artisanal treats, and refreshing beverages, and find a cosy spot beneath the shade of a majestic tree. Share your picnic snaps with us on Instagram @FriendsofWestonbirt

A visit to Westonbirt in June is a treat for the senses—a captivating journey through an arboreal wonderland. The lush greenery, the melodies of nature, and the captivating events and activities combine to create an experience that is both magical and rejuvenating. Whether you're a nature lover, a photographer, or simply seeking a peaceful escape, Westonbirt Arboretum in June is an enchanting retreat for all to enjoy.