Seasonal guided walks at Westonbirt, The National Arboretum

Type:Parkland/Woodland Garden

Westonbirt
Tetbury
Gloucestershire
GL8 8QS

Tel: 03000 674890

Guided walk in Westonbirt arboretum

Book Tickets

Guide Prices

Adults from £11, child from £4, concession from £7
*please check website for seasonal prices.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Accessible to Wheelchair Users
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors - Hearing loop in shop and Welcome Building.
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors - 21 spaces located close to Welcome Building.
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors - Registered Changing Place includes toilet facilities as well as equipment such as a height adjustable changing bed and a ceiling hoist. The hoist can lift up to 190kg and allows users easy movement in all dimensions around the room.

Attraction Facilities

  • Childrens Play Area

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant - Outdoor cafe open seasonally, hot drinks and food to go.
  • Picnic Site
  • Restaurant - The Westonbirt Restaurant serves a range of locally source seasonal meals, along with sandwiches, cakes and hot and cold drinks.

COVID-19 Response

  • Advance booking essential
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms

Establishment Features

  • Cater for groups - email westonbirt@forestryengland.uk for more information
  • Coach drop-off point
  • Dog Friendly
  • Dogs Accepted - Silk Wood is dog friendly! Representing two thirds of the arboretum, there’s plenty of space to explore with your pooch! The Old Arboretum is a dog-free zone, providing a safe space for little ones and mobility scooter users. Please keep your dog on a lead on the Downs and around the car park and main facilities.
  • On-site coach parking
  • Open All Year
  • Shop
  • Toilets

Key Features

  • In countryside
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest
  • Outdoor Attraction

Parking & Transport

  • On Bus Route
  • On site parking
  • Parking (free)

Payment Methods

  • All major credit cards accepted

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

Travel & Trade

  • Groups Welcome - See Westonbirt Group Bookings for more details https://www.forestryengland.uk/westonbirt/groups

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted

Opening Times

Normal opening (1 Mar 2021 - 30 Nov 2021)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday09:00 - 17:00
Bank Holiday09:00 - 17:00
Winter hours (1 Dec 2021 - 28 Feb 2022)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday09:00 - 16:00
Bank Holiday09:00 - 16:00

* Westonbirt opens 9am every day except Christmas Day and closes 5pm, with last entry 4.30pm March-October / 4pm November-February.

Normal opening
Dates 1 Mar 2022 - 30 Nov 2022
Monday – Sunday 09:00 - 17:00 Bank Holiday 09:00 - 17:00
Winter hours:
Dates: Dec 2022 - Feb 2023
Monday – Sunday 09:00 - 16:00 – last entry 4pm.

Directions

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