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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May Half Term

Make a date to visit the Arboretum this May Half Term, where younger visitors can explore the world around them in the Arboretum's seasonal setting.

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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


Arboretum Gift Shop Recognised by 'The Greats'

Arboretum Gift Shop Recognised by 'The Greats'

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Monte Cassino 75

On Saturday 11 May a service to commemorate 75 years since the Battle of Monte Cassino.

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