Visiting with a Group

Visitor Information

Visitors are advised that the Shot at Dawn Memorial is currently closed as it undergoes a full restoration, the Memorial will be closed until approximetly 21 June. 

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A Day Out to Remember

The National Memorial Arboretum is the Nation's year-round place to remember, a special place that honours those who have served and continue to serve our Nation.

People from all walks of life are represented, with memorials dedicated to the Armed Forces, Emergency Services and civilian organisations.

 

Reasons to Visit:

  • 150 acres of natural woodland transformed from a former mineral extraction site, waiting to be explored.
  • Over 400 memorials featuring symbolic and sculptural design that honour the extraordinary service of so many to our Nation. 
  • FREE daily talks share the extraordinary stories of bravery, heroism and sheer resilience.  
  • Peaceful, colourful gardens abundant with wildlife. 
  • Thought-provoking indoor exhibitions including Landscapes of Life and the Far East Prisoner of War Building.

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Make a booking request to our friendly groups team by calling 01283 245 100 or use our enquiry form. 
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Great for Groups

Voted Best UK Attraction 2023 by Group Leisure and Travel readers for the third consecutive year, the Arboretum is a fantastic day out for groups and there is plenty for visitors to see and do. 

Reasons to visit with a group

  • FREE entry to the Arboretum
  • FREE coach and minibus parking for pre-booked groups
  • FREE welcome talks
  • Coach Friendly Status with designated drop and go areas
  • Complimentary meet and greet on arrival
  • Complimentary lunch vouchers for coach drivers
  • Delicious pre-booked catering packages
  • Exclusive groups rates for Land Train trips and Guided Walks

Groups Pack

Our group bookings pack contains more information about the services we're able to offer groups along with further details of our 2024 events. 
2024-2025 Groups Pack
Land Train by the Tame - Credit National Memorial Arboretum
The Land Train

Tours and Packages

From Land Train trips to Guided Walks, find out how our daily activities can enhance your next visit.

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High Tea

Delicious Catering

Experience our award-winning hospitality with one of our pre-booked catering packages.

One of the Illuminated Arboretum installations from 2022
Illuminated Arboretum 2023

Extraordinary Events

From poignant services of Remembrance commemorating special anniversaries and powerful stories to uplifting experiences to celebrate coming together, our programme of activities offers new reasons to visit every year.

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Tailor Made Tour

Unique Experiences

Smaller groups of five – seven can discover more of the Arboretum on Tailor Made Tours.

Enquire Now

Make a booking request to our friendly groups team by calling 01283 245 100 or use our enquiry form. 
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The Submariners Memorial

Deposits

For certain activities you may be requested to pay a £2 or £5 deposit per person. This deposit is non-refundable, however may be deductible from your final balance if group numbers do change. Final visit balance must be paid one week before your visit.

Please be advised that on certain event days some aspects of your trip cannot be guaranteed. If this is the case you will be advised of this before your visit date.

Can't visit the Arboretum in person?

Do you want to share your love of the Arboretum with your friends, colleagues and association members, or maybe you are looking for future speakers for your WI, Probus or youth group?

 

Our team of expert volunteer guides can provide external talks to your group on a wide range of Arboretum related subjects. Talks can be tailored to suit your group and are available throughout the UK. A small charge and travel expenses will apply

 

Please note all external talks must be booked in advance through the Arboretum. To book please call fill out the downloadable form and return to us at your earliest convenience.

Group Speaker Form (Virtual) Group Speaker Form (In Person)