Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum

What we do

We are the UK charity dedicated to supporting Westonbirt Arboretum's vision to become a world leader in trees, inspiring people through education, participation and conservation.

We believe that trees are essential to our planet and our future, and we are committed to their conservation and promotion.

Our work

We work in three main areas:

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We support the arboretum in its work to care for its collection of trees, including planting new trees, conducting research, and protecting the arboretum from pests and diseases.

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We provide educational opportunities for people of all ages, so that they can learn about the importance of trees and how to care for them. Westonbirt offers a variety of programmes, including school visits, family events, and adult workshops.

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We promote the arboretum to visitors from all over the world, so that they can experience its beauty and learn about its importance. We work with the arboretum to develop engaging activities such as seasonal trails for visitors to enjoy.

How you can help

There are many ways to support the Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum. You can:

Become a member

Members receive a variety of benefits, including unlimited entry to Westonbirt, discounts with local partners, and early access to tickets for special events.

Plus your membership donation goes towards caring for the arboretum.

Join our cause

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Make a donation

No matter how small, your donation will help us to support the arboretum's work.


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Leave a gift in your will

By remembering the Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum in your Will, you can help us to protect trees and enrich lives for generations to come.

Find out more

Together, we can create a world where trees thrive for people and nature. Thank you for your support!