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Westonbirt Arboretum, Tetbury

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Come to Westonbirt Arboretum for its internationally renowned collection of trees. The venue has labeled nearly 15,000 individual trees covering some 3,000 types. Walk along a self-guided trail to see species such as maple, magnolia, white beam, and oak. Keep an eye out for rare varieties such as the Brazilian pine, dawn redwood, and Patagonian cypress. The 240 hectares (600 acres) of land host various types of birds, so bring your binoculars if you enjoy bird-watching. You can visit the arboretum any time of year: colorful flowers and blossoms show themselves in spring, leaves are most plentiful in summer, a kaleidoscope of colors comes out in autumn, and conifers stand out in winter. If you have difficulty exploring the venue on foot, inquire about borrowing one of the available electric scooters. Before you head to Tetbury, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Tetbury trip itinerary maker, to make sure you see all that Tetbury has to offer, including Westonbirt Arboretum.
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  • The walks were lovely , magnificent colours . Quite Expensive to get in . We stayed for a bowl of soup that was disgusting, I think it was tomato but it was Luke warm in a tiny bowl but it tasted... 
    The walks were lovely , magnificent colours . Quite Expensive to get in . We stayed for a bowl of soup that was disgusting, I think it was tomato but it was Luke warm in a tiny bowl but it tasted...  more »
  • Decided to go for a walkies with the dog on a Sunday afternoon. It’s surprising there’s no reduction of cost the later you go in the day but as it’s autumn we thought it would be worth the very steep....  more
    Decided to go for a walkies with the dog on a Sunday afternoon. It’s surprising there’s no reduction of cost the later you go in the day but as it’s autumn we thought it would be worth the very steep....  more »
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  • Really nice place for a walk with friends. Nice and quiet. Good for people with mobility issues. Went in spring so loads of bluebells around the trees. Even in the rain was very enjoyable and then to the smokehouse for lunch for a pork burger and chips. Delicious. Only downside was cost to enter was £11 each. But such a well maintained place so worth it. But I know many people will be turned off by that entry price.
  • Even in February, hardly the best time to visit, there is still much to see in this national treasure. Its been hit by Ash die back but there is much work going on to protect the area. After your walk there is even a great cafe for some much needed refreshments.

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