A Visitor's Guide To Westonbirt Aboretum

Westonbirt Arboretum offers an enchanting world of trees that’s sure to captivate your senses. Home to an internationally celebrated collection of trees and shrubs, this 600-acre Victorian landscape is the perfect destination for a woodland stroll, no matter the season.

A Diverse Collection of Trees and Shrubs from Across the Globe

After your day out at Westonbirt, pay a visit to The Bear Inn to see what award-winning Butcombe beers we have available, before choosing something from our delicious, seasonal food menus.

Unveiling the Magic of Westonbirt Arboretum

Established in the mid-19th century, the arboretum is renowned for its breathtaking seasonal displays of autumn colors, drawing thousands of visitors each year. Its themed sections, like the Acer Glade and Silk Wood, offer a chance to delve into a wide range of tree species.

But Westonbirt is more than just a scenic wonder; it plays a pivotal role in global tree conservation programs, offering workshops, guided walks, and family-friendly activities. Through its tree-focused research and conservation efforts, it stands not only as a picturesque destination but also a vital hub for preserving and comprehending the world’s arboreal diversity.

What's Westonbirt Arboretum all about?

Nestled within the heart of Westonbirt Arboretum lies a captivating tapestry of trees, showcasing a remarkable assortment of rare and exotic specimens from every corner of the globe. From the majestic grandeur of the redwoods to the enchanting charm of Japanese maples, the arboretum unveils a spellbinding panorama of the world of trees. When the autumn season graces us, the landscape undergoes a remarkable transformation, painting a resplendent mosaic of colors, making it an absolute must-visit destination for ardent leaf enthusiasts during this time of year.

Enhancing the Visitor Experience with Engaging Activities

To gain a deeper understanding of Westonbirt, its ecology, and its unwavering commitment to conservation, make sure not to miss the enlightening guided tours led by our experts. These tours promise an educational and enriching experience for visitors of all ages.

Families visiting Westonbirt will discover a wealth of engaging activities, including captivating trails and interactive programs designed to spark the curiosity of young minds and foster a lasting love for the wonders of the natural world. It’s an enchanting outing suitable for all generations, seamlessly combining enjoyment and education.

Seasonal Spectacles All Year-Round

Westonbirt offers a year-round calendar brimming with seasonal wonders. From the delicate charm of spring blossom trails to the enchanting winter wonderland, each visit to the arboretum promises a new and unforgettable experience.

Elevated Views

For an unrivalled vantage point to admire the lush canopy of Westonbirt Arboretum, don’t miss the Canopy Walkway. Suspended above the forest floor, this walkway offers breathtaking panoramic vistas and a rare chance to forge a close connection with the towering arboreal wonders that call the arboretum home. Westonbirt Arboretum is a treasure trove of natural beauty, inviting you to explore its diverse world of trees and immerse yourself in the wonders of the natural realm.


As you exit the Arboretum, turn left onto Bath Rd/A433
Continue to follow A433

At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Market Pl/B4014
Continue to follow B4014

Take Five Lanes and Tetbury Ln to Perry Grn/B4040 in Wiltshire

Turn left onto Perry Grn/B4040

Then take an immediate left and the pub will be on your left