Drive-It Day

Drive-It Day, a celebration of our motoring heritage, commemorates the Royal Automobile Club’s 'Thousand Mile Trial' which was held 1900. This year the Arboretum will again provide the stunning backdrop to a wide display of classic vehicles for our visitors to enjoy.

Car Owners
Please download and complete a copy of the Drive-It Day application form to display your vehicle.

The National Memorial Arboretum is open to the general public throughout the day from 9am – 5pm.

Food and Drink
The Restaurant will be open from 9am – 5pm. Our menu includes 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. For further information about accessibility please visit our accessibility page.

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11am - 3pm
National Memorial Arboretum
Free entry, donations appreciated
Car owners should contact Pauline Blake Tel: 01827 373 573