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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Easter Holiday Activities

Gather the family this Easter to explore the Arboretum. Contribute to the landscape with Wildflower Sowing, create mud pies in our Muddy Makers Galleys or discover wildlife in the many habitats that call the Arboretum home.

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Stick Man Outdoor Trail

Pick up a free trail map from our Welcome Desk and join Julia Donaldson’s Stick Man on his journey back to the family tree, while exploring the Arboretum grounds and woods.

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Mighty Oaks, Coiled Clay

Mark Frith’s graphite illustrations offer a glimpse into the future of the trees at the Arboretum, and Charlotte Barker’s contemporary sculptures are shaped from materials which are at the heart of Staffordshire.

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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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