Royal British Legion Remembrance Glade

We are open to pre-booked visitors

The National Memorial Arboretum is open to pre-booked visitors. Tickets are released each Thursday and can be booked up to 2 weeks in advance. People visiting the Arboretum must follow the latest government guidance relating to travel and social distancing, and anyone advised to self-isolate 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 daily programme of walks and talks are available and our Shop is open.  A limited take-away service is available with a range of freshly prepared hot and cold drinks and snacks.  We are currently unable to offer dine-in options in our Restaurant.

We are legally obliged to ask all visitors over the age of 16 to either check in with the NHS Test and Trace App or to provide contact details upon arrival.

Further information about the measures currently in place at the Arboretum can be found by following the link below.
Visiting Us During Coronavirus

The Glade has been created to provoke reflection and contemplation through symbolic forms, features and plants.

It is a space for quiet contemplation of service and sacrifice.

The Glade also provides an ideal spot for those who just want to reflect on what Remembrance means to them.

The Remembrance Glade
The Remembrance Glade Mirror
The Remembrance Glade Entrance
The Remembrance Glade Trees

Denoting strength, the curved oak gateways provide an entrance into an inner sanctum.

The glade is a perfect circle of white stemmed Himalayan birches creating a sense of harmony and unity.

The central mirror reflects truth and brings light.

Remembrance honours those who serve to defend our freedoms and way of life.

We remember the sacrifice of the Armed Forces community from Britain and the Commonwealth. We pay tribute to the special contribution of families, as well as the emergency services, and we acknowledge innocent civilians who have lost their lives in conflict and acts of terrorism.

In every act of Remembrance, we honour the memory of the fallen and we hope for a peaceful future.

The Remembrance Glade