Visiting For Learning

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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The National Memorial Arboretum is the perfect venue for developing an understanding of Remembrance, as well as a whole host of other subjects including science, literacy and geography. 


We support various curriculum-based objectives through a fully inclusive learning programme, actively engaging visitors of all ages.


Our facilities include:

  • Specialist onsite learning team
  • Two purpose built classrooms in our award-winning Remembrance Centre
  • Two children’s playgrounds/activity areas
  • FREE coach parking
  • Outdoor discovery shelters

Visiting for Learning and Training

Teaching Remembrance Activities 2022

Activity Days

Our programme of free Activity Days run throughout the year, and allow students to explore topical alongside the Arboretum grounds and memorials.

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Learning Booking Terms and Conditions

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School Children doing the Nature Explorer Day
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The Great British School Trip will be offering a selection of free school trips and travel bursaries to reduce costs for schools, helping 25,000 young people access inspirational school trips.


We are proud to be supporting The Great British School Trip scheme, with a selection of free sessions at the Arboretum. To find out more and to book, please click the link below and apply through The Great British School Trip website. 

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