Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum

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Westonbirt Arboretum is a world-renowned arboretum and botanical garden in Gloucestershire, England. It is home to over 15,000 trees and shrubs from all over the world, and is a popular destination for visitors of all ages.

The Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum is a charity that supports the work of the arboretum. Our members enjoy a number of benefits, including unlimited free entry to the arboretum, discounts and pre-sales.

There are many ways to get involved at Westonbirt Arboretum. Here are a few ideas:

Spring at Westonbirt Arboretum

Become a member

Membership is the best way to support the work of the arboretum and enjoy all of the benefits of membership.

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Volunteers at Westonbirt Arboretum


The arboretum relies on volunteers to help with a variety of tasks, such as greeting visitors, leading guided walks, and maintaining the arboretum.

Find out more about volunteering

Propagation at Westonbirt Arboretum


As a charity we rely on donations to fund Westonbirt’s work. You can make a one-off donation or set up a regular donation online or by post.

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People at Westonbirt Arboretum

Attend events and activities

Learn more about the arboretum and try something new by taking part in events and workshops throughout the year.

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Autumn at Westonbirt Arboretum

Read our blog

Our blog is a great way to stay up-to-date on all the latest news at Westonbirt Arboretum. You can find articles on a variety of topics.

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Why get involved at Westonbirt Arboretum?

There are many reasons to get involved at Westonbirt Arboretum. Here are just a few:

- Support a vital community asset. Westonbirt Arboretum is a cherished part of the Cotswolds landscape and an important educational and recreational resource for the local community. By getting involved, you can help to ensure that the arboretum continues to thrive for many years to come.

- Make a difference for nature. Westonbirt Arboretum is home to a wide variety of plants and animals, many of which are rare and endangered. By getting involved, you can help to protect these precious species and their habitats.

- Enjoy the arboretum. Friends members enjoy unlimited free entry to the arboretum, this is a great way to get the most out of every season at Westonbirt Arboretum.