Why not make the most of your visit to the National Memorial Arboretum and plan an overnight stay in the local area.
We offer a wide range of opportunities for Primary and Secondary including ready prepared tours and workshops.
The Arboretum can be found in the centre of England on Croxall Road, Alrewas in Staffordshire. It is easy to reach and is close to all the Midlands motorways.
From cadet groups to serving Armed Forces personnel, we welcome all who wish to visit the Arboretum as part of their training.
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Our simple site map shows where you’ll find some of the most visited memorials in our grounds.
If you are travelling to the Arboretum in a coach, we kindly ask that you book in with us ahead of time so we can welcome your group upon arrival.
The Arboretum is a maturing woodland landscape featuring 25,000 trees and a large collection of memorials. The 150-acre site is a living, growing tribute to those who have served and continue to serve our country.
To ensure that you get the most from your forthcoming visit we have introduced a number of new measures which apply to all visitors.
The Arboretum has plenty to offer anyone in higher education, from visits as part of a university course, to self-study and bespoke packages.
We are happy to help journalists, broadcasters and filmmakers bring the personal stories behind our memorials to life and welcome people to use our site as a recording location by prearrangement.
The Millennium Chapel of Peace and Reconciliation is the only place in the UK where a daily act of Remembrance is marked each day.
Plan a visit with your four-legged friend using our visiting with dogs information.
We aim to cater for the needs of all our visitors and try to accommodate all access requirements where possible. Our Accessibility Guide will help you plan your next visit to the Arboretum.
Our programme of daily activities has been designed to help you make the most of your visit.
Our Tours and Trips are whole day packages allowing you to explore the Arboretum at your own pace.
A range of homemade tasty meals and snacks, along with freshly prepared hot beverages and chilled drinks are available in our Restaurant and Coffee Shop.
With so much to see and do it helps to plan your day in advance. Prepare using the helpful guidance and travel information on our plan your visit pages.
We welcome visits from Girlguiding & Scout Association Groups, to home education partnerships, sports teams and other youth groups.
The Arboretum has something for visitors of all ages to enjoy. We hope you enjoy exploring our grounds.
Our diverse programme of free temporary exhibitions changes throughout the year.
Inspire students and young people with a learning visit at the Arboretum. Facilitated and self-led visits for schools, higher education, military groups and youth groups are available.
Make your visit to the Arboretum more relaxing by pre-booking one of our food packages.
We love to hear from our visitors, whether you have a question in advance of a visit, or you would like to share some feedback after a visit. Submit an enquiry online.
The Armed Forces Memorial will be closed between 10am and 1pm on Thursday 7 July for a private event. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.