Plan your visit

Take advantage of your membership and plan a great day out at Westonbirt Arboretum



Travelling by car

The arboretum is situated on the A433, just over 3 miles south of Tetbury and 10.5 miles north from junction 18 on the M4. Westonbirt Arboretum is only 12 miles south of Stroud, 24 miles north-east of Bristol, and 22 miles north of Bath.

Visitors to the arboretum can enjoy FREE parking.

For Sat Navs please use the postcode GL8 8QS.


Using public transport

There's a bus stop right outside the entrance to the arboretum but please bear in mind that it's a 5 minute walk from the bus stop to the main entrance and facilities.

The nearest train station is Stroud where nearby there are buses which run a service with Westonbirt Arboretum en route.


Opening times

Westonbirt Arboretum is open from 9:00am until 5:00pm every day except Christmas day.

The last entry is 4:00pm from December to February inclusive and 4:30pm between March and November inclusive.

The Welcome Building's information desk is open from 10:00am to 4:00pm.


Tips for your visit

Pick up a free map of the arboretum as you arrive from the Welcome Building or print out a map before you arrive.

Enjoy a delicious selection of hot and cold snacks and refreshments at the Westonbirt Restaurant.

Spend a few minutes browsing the lovely Westonbirt Shop which stocks a large range of foodie treats, toys and books, as well as homeware and gifts.

Check out the Forestry Commission's Events page to see if there are any exciting events going on while you are here.


Don't forget - while you're here take a photo and share it on Instagram using #friendsofwestonbirt, we'll share our favourites!

If you have any questions email membership@fowa.org.uk or call 0300 067 3300.

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