Christmas at Westonbirt

Let us help make your Christmas extra special this year with gift ideas, a special discount and even let you know where you can buy your Santa approved Christmas tree.

Gift ideas

Gift a membership this season…

Give a gift that keeps on giving! Gift a membership to a friend of loved-one this Christmas and give them the opportunity to experience the arboretum’s magnificent seasonal changes. They can get off to a great start in the New Year by keeping active along the paths and trails around Westonbirt. Not only will they receive exclusive membership benefits but their membership will also be supporting the arboretums invaluable conservation research, ensuring access to outdoor experiences for community groups and protecting Westonbirt’s landscape for future generations.

Please note from 14 December Christmas delivery cannot be guaranteed.

Find out more about gifting a membership...

What a wonderful present to give to a loved one that also supports Westonbirt Arboretum and so much more!

Gift a card

If you know someone who prefers to give rather than receive, why not browse through our Gift a Card range? Your loved one will receive a specially designed card giving them details of how their gift is supporting our work here at the arboretum, whether it be community activities, conservation research or looking after Westonbirt’s landscape.

Please note from 14 December Christmas delivery cannot be guaranteed.

Support a square

Looking for something a bit different? Find your favourite spot in the arboretum and share your special Christmas message or memory with family and friends. Whether you want to celebrate, commemorate or just show your support, by supporting a square you can contribute to this much-loved landscape and scientifically significant site. Support your square before they're all gone!

Westonbirt gifts

Pop along to the Westonbirt Shop which has a beautiful selection of gifts from books and stationery to Westonbirt mementoes and treats foodies will adore. Remember you’ll need your membership card to gain entry to the arboretum first.

Christmas must haves

Christmas cards

It’s time to buy your cards and get writing – send your loved ones a Christmas card this year which contributes to supporting Westonbirt Arboretum.

Take a look at our range of Christmas cards and choose the design your nature enthusiasts will love the most! – select a pack of Christmas cards here...

Please note from 14 December Christmas delivery cannot be guaranteed.

Recycle your Christmas cards in the New Year in your kerbside collection.

Christmas trees

Here at Westonbirt, Santa has delivered a range of Christmas trees which he has approved as being sustainably grown in Britain – and as an extra special treat you will receive a FREE sapling with your purchase to grow your very own tree! You can purchase your tree from Westonbirt Woodworks - find out more from the Forestry Commission here...

Remember to recycle your tree after Christmas at your local recycling centre.

December Activities

Festive walk

Become a Friend of Westonbirt Arboretum and stretch your legs this festive season with a walk around one of Westonbirt’s seasonal trails. Discover trees you’ve never seen before as you wander off the paths, and marvel at the forms and shapes of the deciduous trees bark and branches as you see them in a whole new way now they have shed their leaves. While evergreens are now taking pride of place at Westonbirt, brightening up winter days with their shades of green, take a look at the Forestry Commission's walking trails...

Remember Westonbirt is open 364 days of the year, however it’s closed on Christmas day.

Enchanted Christmas

SPECIAL FRIENDS OFFER! This illuminated trail is a magical experience for young and slightly less young alike, use you Friends’ membership to get half price adult tickets for Friday evenings and children’s tickets for ONLY £2!

Book your tickets today with the Forestry Commission...

I’ll be wandering around the Illumination trail too, so look out for me and do say hello.

Festive hot chocolate

The Westonbirt Restaurant is a lovely place to enjoy a hot chocolate or grab a bite to eat whilst looking out over the downs. You may even spot our grazing cattle!

We hope you have a magical festive season and get the chance to visit Westonbirt soon!

Take a look at our latest blog posts to find out more about life at Westonbirt Arboretum...
If you have any further questions please contact us via email or telephone 0300 067 3300 - we're happy to help.

Make a donation

Make a general donation and we'll direct it where it's most needed

Join today

Select your membership and start your year of incredible days out

Support Westonbirt your way. Find out how else you can support the arboretum.