Armistice Day / Remembrance Sunday

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

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Service commences at approximately 10.40am
Free, donations appreciated
01283 245 100

Group Visitors
Groups of ten or more can also now pre-book the Arboretum's Armistice Groups Package, available on this day only. The package, priced at £18 per person, will include access to the Pavilion Marquee where seating will be reserved for the duration of the morning for your group, a welcome talk about the Arboretum prior to the service and a buffet lunch. The Armistice Day service and parade will also be relayed on screens into the Pavilion Marquee. Free coach / mini bus parking is also available. Space for this package is limited so early and advance booking is recommended. For further information about this package please call 01283 245 143.

To ensure that our team are able to welcome all our guests appropriately we politely ask that groups of ten or more complete, and return to the Arboretum, our Group Booking Form in advance of their visit. 

Learning Groups
Our Learning Team offers a wide range of opportunities for you, your school or group including ready prepared tours, workshops and bespoke packages. All our activities are inclusive, non denominational and are accessible to all. They are designed to enhance any visiting group's Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural Development (SMSCD) and British Values. We ask that schools, scout groups, cadet units and other learning groups book using our Booking Form.

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.