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Summer Exhibitions/Sales

We are delighted to be hosting three exhibitions this August in the Great Oak Hall, so come and browse at your leisure!...

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Thanks to your support, look what we've achieved...

With your support via memberships and donations, we have been able to propel some of our projects forward providing engaging experiences for visitors to Westonbirt Arboretum.

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Important notice for members

As a Friend of Westonbirt Arboretum, we ask that you produce a valid membership card to gain free entry into the arboretum.

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Support FOWA on ‘I ♥ Small Charities Day’

​Help us to raise awareness of the work we do by getting involved in the ‘I ♥ Small Charities Day’ on 18th June. With your help we have a chance to win up to £450 to put towards the conservation of Westonbirt Arboretum.

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Tree of the Month - June 2018

Posted in: Blog Tree of the Month

Find out why the Stewartia rostrata is our Dendrologist's Tree of the Month for June...

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Driving the mobility shuttle

Posted in: Blog Volunteering

As part of our 'Volunteer Take Over' celebration, we asked volunteer shuttle driver, Dave, to share his experiences...

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Early closure for Forest Live Events

Last entry on 14 - 17 June will be 3pm...

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My time at Westonbirt

Posted in: Blog Work Experience

Year 10 pupil Anna, tells us about her time spent working with various teams during her work experience placement.

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Work Experience at Westonbirt

Posted in: Blog Work Experience

Student Elena give insight about how she gained a greater understanding of nature through the course of her work experience.

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Work Experience at Westonbirt Arboretum

Posted in: Blog Work Experience

A-level student Emma details what it was like spending a week outdoors for her work experience at Westonbirt.

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My week with Westonbirt

Posted in: Blog Work Experience

Student Buddy reports on how a work experience placement at Westonbirt has given an insight into possible future careers.

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A wash with watercolour

We are delighted to welcome back local artist Carole Ingram to the Great Oak Hall this bank holiday weekend, so if you are visiting the arboretum, please do drop in!...

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Return to Vietnam

Posted in: Features Summer 2018

In April 2017, Dan Crowley, Westonbirt’s expert dendrologist, took a trip to Vietnam using his extensive knowledge of maples to identify species across the region.

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Share those furry friend moments

Posted in: News Summer 2018

Silk Wood is a wonderful place to walk your dog! We love to see your latest photos from around the arboretum.

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Summer tree highlights

Westonbirt has been actively participating in wild seed collecting expeditions since 2005. Staff members representing the arboretum have travelled to parts of Asia, Europe, North and South America on the quest for tree seed.

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