Work at the Arboretum

Open For Visitors

The National Memorial Arboretum is open freely to all, year-round from 10am-5pm (closes at 4pm from 15 Nov), every day except Christmas Day.  

Entry to the Arboretum is free, but for everyone's comfort we are limiting the numbers onsite. We recommend pre-booking your visit to guarantee entry. You can check our latest availability and book online using the link below. 


Visitors are advised that the Coffee Shop is currently closed. Our Restaurant is open from 10am - 5pm. 

Pre-book your visit

There are lots of ways to get involved with the National Memorial Arboretum, from volunteer roles to paid positions.


We are currently recruiting for the following positions:

Aspects Event Building
Closing date for this role is: Sunday 31st October 2021.

Fundraising Officer

We are looking for an experienced fundraiser to join the Arboretum team, where you will help to raise awareness of our charitable status and generate income through fundraising activities. You will manage the Arboretum Friends scheme, grow supporter engagement and in partnership with the Visitor Services team, you will create and implement an onsite fundraising strategy to encourage visitor giving, and create a compelling dialogue to motivate visitor support.

Closing date for this role is: Sunday 31st October 2021.

Foodservices Manager

We are looking for an exceptional manager to lead the National Memorial Arboretum Foodservices Team. You will manage all areas of activity in the Restaurant, Coffee Shop and Aspects Events Centre and be responsible for ensuring the highest standards of food and service delivery for our visitors.

Aspects Event Staff pouring sparkling wine

Part Time Roles

We are also looking for part time staff to join our excellent Foodservices team.

Working in a fast paced, varied hospitality environment, you will be part of a dynamic, passionate and inspiring team of staff and volunteers. No experience necessary, and flexible hours available.

Please contact Foodservices Manager, Susan Smith: for more details and to apply.

Contact Us
National Memorial Arboretum Remembrance Centre


If you're passionate about the work of the Arboretum, are keen to help us grow and develop and have regular time to commit, you might be interested in volunteering with us.
Volunteer at the Arboretum