DISCOVER THE NATIONAL MEMORIAL ARBORETUM

Situated in Staffordshire on the edge of the National Forest, the Arboretum is the UK’s year-round centre of Remembrance. Our maturing woodland landscape is home to over 360 memorials.

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Christmas at the Arboretum

With tasty treats, seasonal crafts and a warm welcome, the Arboretum is the perfect place to gather with family and friends this festive season.

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Illuminated Arboretum

A stunning and awe-inspiring immersive experience, this event will see the Arboretum and some of its memorials ‘shown in another light’.

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Medals for the Future

Ceramicist Clare Twomey’s installation of porcelain medals is a lasting record of the historic Armistice centenary. A hundred medals rest upon wooden benches, a fragile memento of a moment when people gathered to remember.

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Plan Your Visit

Prepare for a memorable visit with our helpful guidance, local knowledge and travel information.

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A Memorable Visit for Everyone

With 150 acres, over 300 memorials and an abundance of wildlife, there is something for everyone at the Arboretum.

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Our Woodland Landscape

Our living landscape features over 30,000 maturing trees and a wide variety of flora and fauna.

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Our Memorials

Our site features over 300 thought-provoking memorials, each with a story to tell and fascinating symbolism to discover.

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Support the Arboretum

Discover the many ways you can support the National Memorial Arboretum, a UK registered charity.

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Plan your Event

The National Memorial Arboretum is a stunning venue for your meetings, conferences and outdoor events.

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Events For Everyone

Throughout the year, we hold a range of enjoyable events and activities from annual commemorations to seasonal experiences.

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LATEST NEWS FROM THE ARBORETUM

Aspects - £8.1 million events building at National Memorial Arboretum set to benefit the local economy

Aspects establishes the Arboretum as a regional destination for conferences, able to accommodate over 400 delegates in theatre style and banquets of up to 300 people, creating additional demand in the local economy for delegate accommodation and other facilities.

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'Still Water' Memorial Dedicated to remember British Victims of Overseas Terrorism

Their Royal Highnesses, the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall, joined the family members of those killed by terrorist acts overseas to dedicate new memorial 'Still Water'.

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