Events and activities
A Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum membership provides free entry to this exquisite landscape. There’s always plenty going on so why not take a look at the latest events and activities this season to discover more about Westonbirt?
Discover the structure of our giant trees and learn a woodcraft skill this August.
Make seed bombs and learn about the seeds breaking world records!
Behind the scenes
Learn how Westonbirt Arboretum source and care for trees from the seeds and saplings in propagation to the champions out in the arboretum, and see some of the machines and tools we use to care for this remarkable collection.
Meet our machines
Take a look around our Tractor Shed and get up close to the machinery used to look after Westonbirt Arboretum.
Calling all young adults! Why not take part in a rewarding skill building workshop this year at Westonbirt Arboretum?
Wonders of Westonbirt guided walk
Take part in this FREE daily event this season, where experienced Westonbirt volunteers share their wealth of knowledge as they guide you through the Old Arboretum.
Secrets of Silk Wood guided walk
Make the most of your membership and be guided through the ancient woodland, learning the history of this magnificent landscape along the way.
Wild flower guided walk
Be guided through the delights of our spring and summer flowers here at Westonbirt.
Summer seasonal trail
Every season brings a new Forestry England seasonal trail for our Friends to enjoy. Discover the best features of Westonbirt Arboretum by either downloading a PDF seasonal map on your smartphone or pick up a trail map on your way in at the Welcome Building. Make the most of your membership and explore Westonbirt!
Summer family trail
Your membership includes entry for up to four of your own children or grandchildren (aged 18 and under), so why not get the whole family exploring Westonbirt this summer?
See the Westonbirt Woodworks restoration as you pop in to buy your firewood ready for the colder months.
Bean poles and pea sticks
Beanpoles and peasticks from the coppice restoration project are on sale from the Westonbirt Woodworks every Saturday morning between 9am and 12pm
Windsor chair making
Use traditional wood crafting methods to create your very own Windsor chair in the new and beautifully restored Westonbirt Woodworks.
Printing with leaves
Create beautiful botanical designs, using Westonbirt's leaves, with local textile designer Clare.
Try something new; learn how to create a willow sculpture at Westonbirt.
Impressions of Westonbirt - Creative Abstract Photography
Take part in this one day workshop with Sarah to take your photography skills to the next level.
Not yet a Friend of Westonbirt Arboretum? What are you waiting for?
Select your membership to start your year of incredible days out while supporting our wonderful causes
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