Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum

Key Date Pre-Booking

Visit Westonbirt Arboretum in every season

Visiting Westonbirt as a member

On essential key dates (which can be found here), you must pre-book a ticket (free to members) to guarantee entry and show both your pre-booked ticket and membership card on arrival to be scanned.

At all other times, you must show your membership card or your purchase confirmation email to the Visitor Services Team to be scanned on arrival to Westonbirt in order to gain entry.

Purchase your membership before you visit and receive an instant email confirmation to book your time slot.

Next key date when pre-booking is advised for guaranteed entry:

Autumn 2024 (Tuesday 01 October - Sunday 17 November 2024)

Pre-book your time slot ticket

Key dates

Pre-booking is advised on these key dates:

- Autumn 2024 (Tuesday 01 October - Sunday 17 November 2024)

- Christmas 2024 (Saturday 21 December 2024 - Wednesday 01 January 2025)


To visit Westonbirt on key dates, visitors, including members of the Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum are advised to pre-book a time slot in order to guarantee entry. Time slots go on sale 7 days in advance. As a member, you can book a free time slot using your membership number into the 'membership number' field when booking a time slot or by phoning Forestry England's Customer Relations Team on 0300 068 0400 between Monday-Friday, 0900 – 1700.

For any booking enquiries, questions or concerns, please contact

You will be required to show both your time slot booking confirmation AND your valid membership card or a purchase confirmation email to gain free entry into the arboretum on key dates. Your membership number/order number will be printed on the time slot booking confirmation and will be cross-checked upon arrival.

Pre-booking is optional on all other dates (except the key dates listed above).

Pre-book your time slot ticket

Pre-booking will be regularly reviewed by Forestry England and The Friends.

Please take a moment to read the member FAQs for full information...

Pre-book your ticket

As a member you can book a free time slot ticket using your valid membership card number

Membership FAQs

Find answers to your questions about member time slot tickets

Replacement card

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