Key Date Pre-Booking
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 (Saturday 30 September – Sunday 12 November 2023)
Please note Westonbirt Arboretum will be closed on Christmas Day
Pre-booking is advised on these key dates:
- Autumn 2023 (Saturday 30 September – Sunday 12 November 2023)
- Christmas (Sunday 24 December 2023 – Monday 01 January 2024)
- Autumn 2024 (Tuesday 01 October - Sunday 17 November 2024)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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-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
Let us know if you need a replacement membership card and we'll organise a new one for you