Situated in Staffordshire on the edge of the National Forest, the Arboretum is the UK’s year-round centre of Remembrance. Our maturing woodland landscape is home to over 360 memorials.

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Mother's Day Lunch

Visit us on Mother's Day to spend a relaxing day with loved ones, create special memories and enjoy a delicious three-course lunch handmade at the Arboretum.

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February Half Term

Make a date to visit the Arboretum this February Half Term, where younger visitors can explore the world around them with our woodland adventures. Take your mind on a journey of discovery in the FREE indoor pop-up cinema, or keen explorers can pick up one of the Nature Detective Backpacks.

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Medals for the Future

Ceramicist Clare Twomey’s installation of porcelain medals is a lasting record of the historic Armistice centenary. A hundred medals rest upon wooden benches, a fragile memento of a moment when people gathered to remember.

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During the winter months the Coffee Shop operates with reduced opening hours. Please call us ahead of your visit to avoid disappointment.  

Plan Your Visit

Prepare for a memorable visit with our helpful guidance, local knowledge and travel information.

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A Memorable Visit for Everyone

With 150 acres, over 300 memorials and an abundance of wildlife, there is something for everyone at the Arboretum.

What's here

Our Woodland Landscape

Our living landscape features over 30,000 maturing trees and a wide variety of flora and fauna.

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Our Memorials

Our site features over 300 thought-provoking memorials, each with a story to tell and fascinating symbolism to discover.

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Support the Arboretum

Discover the many ways you can support the National Memorial Arboretum, a UK registered charity.


Plan your Event

The National Memorial Arboretum is a stunning venue for your meetings, conferences and outdoor events.

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Events For Everyone

Throughout the year, we hold a range of enjoyable events and activities from annual commemorations to seasonal experiences.

Forthcoming Events


Dogs Paws for Remembrance at National Memorial Arboretum

The Arboretum welcomed over 500 dogs and their owners to the Arboretum’s annual Paws for Remembrance event.

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Aspects - £8.1 million events building at National Memorial Arboretum set to benefit the local economy

Aspects establishes the Arboretum as a regional destination for conferences, able to accommodate over 400 delegates in theatre style and banquets of up to 300 people, creating additional demand in the local economy for delegate accommodation and other facilities.

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