From paying for new tractors to funding family activities, the Friends support the arboretum in all sorts of ways.

Find out more about how your membership and donations are helping.

Tree Management

Supporting the tree team to manage over 600 acres of landscape and over 16,000 trees


Supporting the learning & participation team to run school visits, seasonal trails, and community projects


Supporting over 22,000 hours of volunteering, from learning to research to leading guided walks

Visitor services

Supporting provisions to ensure all visitors have a great time on every visit to Westonbirt

About us

Our staff, our trustees, our history and our plans. Find out more about the charity and get in touch

Westonbirt Project

The amazing project that transformed Westonbirt, The National Arboretum with new facilities

You can contribute to this valuable work. Discover all the ways you can support us.