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Shot at Dawn

Visitors are advised that the Shot at Dawn Memorial will close to the public on Monday 6 May. The memorial will undergo restoration and will be closed for approximately six weeks whilst these works take place. Free Shot at Dawn Talks will continue to take place daily at 12.30pm and 1.30pm in the Millennium Chapel, please ask at the Welcome Desk for more information. Visit our Shot at Dawn Restoration Appeal to find out more and donate.

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Entry to the Arboretum is free. We recommend booking your visit in advance to guarantee entry and save on our parking charge, particularly on special days*.

 Advance ticketsOn the day tickets
Cars£4£6
Motorcycles / Scooters£2£4
Bicycles / arrival on footFree, one ticket is required per bike or person.Free, one ticket is required per bike or person.

Coaches and mini buses are permitted to park onsite at the Arboretum for free, we do ask that groups of ten or more visitors book in advance by calling 01283 245 100. 

 

* Including Ride to the Wall, Armed Forces Weekend, Armsitice Day, Remembrance Sunday etc please visit our event calendar for a full list of events and activities. 

Booking Information

    • Our grounds are open from 10am – 5pm. Our daily parking charge applies to all cars, motorcycles and scooters and will be taken at the time of booking.
    • If you are arriving on site by car/motorcycle/scooter you will require one parking ticket per vehicle. This ticket will permit each individual in your vehicle to enter our site. If your party is split between multiple vehicles, each vehicle will require a ticket.
    • Only visitors parking in our car park will be permitted into our grounds.
    • To help our team manage the arrival of visitors to our site, you will be asked to select an arrival time slot when booking. You will be able to enter our site at any point after your time slot begins, and remain in our grounds until they close at 5pm. 
    • We recommend that annual parking pass holders, including NMA Friends, also pre-book their tickets. Parking pass holders should email info@thenma.org.uk or call 01283 245 100 to request the discount code to use online. Please ensure that upon arrival you have both your booking confirmation and parking pass ready to present to our parking attendant. 
    • We are unable to change booking dates and times or cancel tickets so please only book when you are sure you can attend.
    • Visitors are able to book parking tickets on behalf of others if required. Please do ensure that those visiting are made aware of the booking confirmation number, and the name under which the booking was made. Please also share, either digitally or verbally, the confirmation information that will be sent across to you which will help with their arrival.

    Arrival and Parking


    Your tickets will be checked upon arrival at the car park by a member of our team who will direct you to a parking space. You will be able to enter our site at any point after your time slot begins, and remain in our grounds until they close at 5pm. Please do not park or wait on the road outside the Arboretum as this poses a hazard and has the potential to cause an accident. Please ensure you have your confirmation ready to present before you enter our car park. 

    All visitors are required to enter our site through the Remembrance Centre.