Westonbirt Magazine


10K raised at the 10K

Crowds of enthusiastic runners gathered at the arboretum this May for the Westonbirt 10k. 1,000 people signed up to run for the trees this year! Even the unexpected heat wave didn’t put off these energetic individuals.

Trialling transport

Following your feedback, the Forestry Commission will soon be trialling onsite electric transport to and from the Welcome Building. This will be available for those who struggle to get around the site and need a bit of extra assistance.

Enchanted Christmas update

We’re delighted that the Friends earlybird booking option from 18th September is still in place, so you can have first pick of tickets!

Little book of disappearing trees

Westonbirt's rare trees and where to find them

Farewell to Kim

We’re saying a fond farewell to Friends’ Finance Co-ordinator, Kim Seaton, who is leaving after 13 years working with us.