Botanic Gardens & Arboreta

Westonbirt, The National Arboretum

Westonbirt, The National Arboretum is one of the world’s finest collections of trees and shrubs, with over 3,000 species and 16,000 specimens growing in 600 acres of beautiful historic Grade I listed landscape.  Together with Bedgebury National Pinetum in Kent it forms the Forestry Commission's two National Arboreta. Started in the hey day of Victorian plant hunting today the arboretum holds five National Collections (maples, walnuts, limes, bladdernuts and maple cultivars) and has over 80 champion trees – the largest … Continue Reading ››