Due to a large-scale, private commemorative event, the Arboretum will be closed to visitors all day on Wednesday 14 August.
We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience this causes. Further information is available here.

Plan your visit

With so much to see and do here, it helps to plan your day in advance. Prepare yourself for a memorable visit with our helpful guidance, local knowledge and travel information. We are open daily (except Christmas Day) from 9am until 5pm and dusk in winter months. Entry into the Arboretum grounds is free but donations are appreciated.

Getting here

We are centrally located and easily accessible from the, A38, M42, M1 and M6.

Getting here

Daily Activities

Our programme of daily activities has been designed to help you make the most of your visit.

Daily activities

Eat Drink and Shop

Full meals, tasty snacks and refreshments are available onsite throughout the day.

Eating and drinking

Visiting for Learning and Training

Inspire students and young people with a learning visit to the National Memorial Arboretum.

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Visiting as a Group

Special packages and activities for groups are available.

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Visiting with Young Families

Our grounds are family friendly and there’s a lot for younger visitors to enjoy.

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Explore the wide range of nearby accommodation on offer.



We endeavor to cater for the needs of all our visitors.


Visiting with your Dog

A specified dog walking route is available around the Arboretum site.

Visiting with Dogs