Visiting as a group

A visit to the National Memorial Arboretum is perfect for groups. As well as being a place of national and historical significance, we offer a great value day out.

To help you make the most of your visit we offer a range of packages that include lunch, guided tours, learning activities and much more. Visit our Group Packages page to learn more about our special group packages.

Our packages are always very popular so advance booking is required to avoid disappointment.

Parking is free for coaches, and coach drivers are offered free admission as well as a refreshment voucher.

If you would like to plan your group visit around one of our special events or activities visit our events calendar to find out what's on throughout the year.

To check availability and to book, please contact us on 01283 245 143 or email



We offer the following groups packages:

  • Afternoon Tea & Train Tour Package

  • Gentleman's Afternoon Ale & Train Tour Package

  • Tailor Made Tours For Small Groups

  • Bespoke Day Packages With A Range Of Catering Options

As a free to enter site, we provide the perfect rest stop for groups travelling else where. Located just off the A38 between Lichfield and Burton upon Trent, we are ideally located for a short stop before reaching the M6, M42 and M1. Spend an hour with us and sample our homemade cakes, enjoy a pot of tea and take in our amazing landscape. All coach drivers receive a £5 voucher to spend in our Café Bar and Pavilion Lunch Room. 

Staffordshire and the National Forest are beautiful areas to visit. If you are looking to extend your stay, there is a wide choice of nearby accommodation on offer from cosy, countryside B&Bs to large chain hotels with leisure facilities. If you book online here, you will help to support our charity as we receive a small commission from accommodation providers.

Do you want to share your love of the Arboretum with your friends, colleagues and association members, or maybe you are looking for future speakers for your WI, Probus or youth group?

One of our friendly, experienced team of speakers would be delighted to visit you and share their wealth of knowledge, stories and photos. Talks can be tailored to suit your group i.e. Military, Wildlife, Trees, Landscape. Presentations are available throughout the UK, a small charge and travel expenses will apply – speakers will supply any equipment required.

For further information or to book please contact the Arboretum Email: or telephone: 01283 245 143.