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?

Summer fun at Westonbirt Arboretum


Westonbirt Shopping Fair

You're invited to purchase discounted tickets to Westonbirt Shopping Fair at Westonbirt School being held on 30 and 31 October.

Buy discounted tickets to the Westonbirt Shopping Fair

UK & Ireland Tree Climbing Competition

Arborists of all skill levels will be taking to the trees competing for the prize of Master Arborist.

Find out more about tree climbing at Westonbirt...

100m Children's Fun Run

Celebrate Forest 100 this autumn and get the whole family involved.

Learn more about the Forest 100 fun run...


Wild flower guided walk

Be guided through the delights of our spring and summer flowers here at Westonbirt.

Tell me more about this guided walk...

Meet our machines

Take a look at the kit that helps keeps the arboretum looking great all year round!

Meet our machines in September

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.

Come on a tour...

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.

Find out more about the Wonders of Westonbirt guided walk...

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.

Learn about Westonbirt's hidden gems...


Autumn 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!

Explore this season’s Westonbirt trail

Autumn 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 autumn?

Be inspired by autumn...


Mark Zytynski 'Just Trees'

Saturday 28 September - Sunday 06 October, 10am to 4pm

See which exhibitions are coming this autumn...

Westonbirt Woodworks

Firewood Sales

See the Westonbirt Woodworks restoration as you pop in to buy your firewood ready for the colder months.

Firewood sales are back...

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

Green thumb? Buy natural supplies from Westonbirt

Windsor chair making

Use traditional wood crafting methods to create your very own Windsor chair in the new and beautifully restored Westonbirt Woodworks.

Learn a new skill in 2019

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