We are currently experiencing flooding in parts of the Arboretum. If you wish to visit a specific areas of site please talk to a member of the team, who can advise the best route.
The National Memorial Arboretum will remain open to pre-booked visitors from the local area for outdoor exercise following the introduction of new national coronavirus restrictions from Tuesday 5th January. People visiting the Arboretum must follow the latest government guidance and anyone advised to self-isolate or shield should not visit the site at this time.
Access to the Arboretum will be via the Remembrance Centre where our visitor toilets remain available. A limited take-away service is available from our Coffee Shop kiosk.
We are currently unable to offer dine-in options in our Restaurant and our talks and tours are unavailable. Our Gift Shop is closed.
Further information about the measures currently in place at the Arboretum can be found by following the link below.
Access to the Arboretum will be via the Remembrance Centre and our visitor toilets there remain available. The new restrictions mean that our Shop is closed and we are currently not able to offer dine-in options in our Restaurant, instead a limited range of take-away food and drink are available from our Coffee Shop kiosk.
We are currently unable to offer guided walks, talks and our land train service.
We will be introducing a number of new measures which apply to all visitors:
Although we are eager to welcome you back to the Arboretum, please do not visit if you are required to remain in isolation due to current Government guidelines.
We ask that all visitors planning to visit the Arboretum adhere to government advice and guidance relating to travel. Further detailed information can be found on gov.uk
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. The gates of our car park will remain closed until shortly before our site opens at 10am. We ask that you do not arrive before your allotted time in order to assist with parking arrangements. 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.
Vehicles unable to present a booking confirmation will be unable to park and you will not be able to gain entry to site.
All visitors, including dog walkers, are required to enter our site through the Remembrance Centre. In line with Government legislation, we ask all visitors to wear masks in all indoor spaces.
Once you have entered our site you will be able to remain in our grounds until they close.
Our indoor areas including our Shop, Restaurant, Exhibitions, Millennium Chapel and Far East Prisoners of War building remain closed at this time.
The Coffee Shop, located in Heroes' Square, will be providing a limited takeaway service. We are currently unable to offer seating in our Coffee Shop or Heroes' Square areas so takeaway options should be enjoyed in our grounds.
We hope that you enjoy exploring our grounds. To help you get the most from your visit and to keep you and others safe we ask that you:
The Armed Forces Memorial will be open though some additional measures have been put into place to regulate the numbers of people visiting the memorial
Our grounds close daily at 4pm. Please exit our grounds and Remembrance Centre as directed.