Home for Threatened Trees
Spread over 600 acres, the Westonbirt Arboretum is a treasure trove of exotic plant life – from the pristine Two Winged Silverbells of Florida to the Wheel Tree from Japan – the Arboretum covers the globe.
Their Signature Trees include Incense Cedars, Japanese Maples, Persian Ironwood and Tulip trees. They also have 125 Champion Trees that feature some of the tallest and largest in all of Britain.
The Old Arboretum is designed with breathtaking beauty with exotic trees that date back to 1850s while the Silk Wood is reminiscent of ancient woodlands.
Treetop Walkway, Trails and Activities
The 300-metre STIHL Treeetop Walkway is perched 13 metres above the ground and offers the best and most inspiring view of the Westonbirt Arboretum. They also have a Poetry Trail that covers the installation of eight poems among the trees. They also have exciting activities during the course of the year such as Meet the Machines, I Spy Adventure: Be A Tree Detective, Secrets of Silkwood Guided Walk and a lot more! Check out their website for details.