Armistice Day

Our annual outdoor Armistice Day service will be held on Saturday 11 November.

A limited number of tickets, to watch the service on the Armed Forces Memorial, are available on a first-come-first-served basis. Please note applications for this years tickets have now closed. In the event that more tickets do become available, you can join our reserves list. The Arboretum reserves the right to close ticket applications without prior notice and to refuse admission to ticket holders if deemed necessary.

The Armistice Day service will also be shown on a large screen in Heroes' Square, close to the Remembrance Centre. Orders of service will also be available in this area for visitors wishing to follow the service.

Our grounds will be open to the general public throughout the day from 8am until dusk. The Armed Forces Memorial will be closed to non ticket holders and the general public from 8am until approximately 1pm.

The daily act of Remembrance, held in the Millennium Chapel at 11am, will not take place on Armistice Day. The afternoon Welcome Talk, without silence, will take place at 2pm in the Millennium Chapel.

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Service commences at approximately 10.40am, Remembrance Centre open from 8am.
Armed Forces Memorial and Heroes' Square
Free, donations appreciated
01283 245 100

Food and Drink
The Restaurant will be open from 9am – 5pm. Our menu includes breakfast items, until 11.30am, homemade soups, sandwiches, salads and a variety of hot dishes. If you have any special dietary requirements, please speak to a member of our team.

Car Parking
Please note that there are limited spaces in the main car park, our overflow car park is situated approximately 100 metres past the main car park entrance on Croxall Road. Visitors are welcome to drop off and pick up passengers by the Remembrance Centre. Blue Badge parking on the main car park is available on a first-come, first-served basis and is situated near to the Remembrance Centre. Please note a £3 parking charge will apply to all cars on both the main and overflow car parks.

Mobility scooters are available to hire for £5 per day and wheelchairs for a donation. To avoid disappointment mobility scooters and wheelchairs should be booked in advance either online or by phone, call 01283 245 100. For further information about accessibility, and to download a copy of our access statement, visit our accessibility page.