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 330 memorials.

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Our New Remembrance Centre

Our new Remembrance Centre is now open.

New Remembrance Centre

Easter Holiday Activities

Our Easter holiday family activities have been inspired by the great outdoors, and the animals that like to call the Arboretum home. From Easter Sunday Lunch to animal make and take crafts, and our Little Hatchlings Animal Encounters, there is lots to entertain at the Arboretum this Easter.

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Landscapes of Life Exhibition

Our Landscapes of Life Exhibition is suitable for visitors of all ages and will set the scene for your visit around our site. Visit the exhibition to journey through the history of Remembrance, experience the Arboretum through the seasons, walk through our digital poppy field, visit our temporary exhibition gallery and record your own personal memories.

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On Wednesday 29 March our Remembrance Centre will be closed to the general public until 12.30pm. The Coffee Shop, serving a variety of hot and cold snacks and drinks, will open at 9am. Access to the Restaurant, exhibitions and Gift Shop will be provided from 12.30pm. The Arboretum grounds and memorials will be open to the general public from 9am. Arboretum volunteers will be on hand throughout the day to provide further assistance.

The Armed Forces Memorial is now open to visitors and will remain open whilst final works take place.

 

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.

What's here

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.

About the Memorials

Support the Arboretum

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

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Extend Your Visit

With so much to see on our site, many of our visitors choose to extend their stay using nearby accommodation.

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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.

Forthcoming Events

LATEST NEWS FROM THE ARBORETUM

The Duke of Cambridge officially opens new Remembrance Centre.

The Duke of Cambridge officially opens new Remembrance Centre where visitors will embark on an inspiring journey of discovery.

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Prince Harry leads UK’s Armistice Day commemorations at the Arboretum

His Royal Highness joined senior military personnel, Armed Forces families, veterans and members of the public at the Arboretum’s annual Service of Remembrance which is held within the walls of the Armed Forces Memorial.

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