The National Memorial Arboretum is open freely to all, year-round from 10am-5pm, every day except Christmas Day. We recommend pre-booking your visit, to guarantee entry.
Please note: on Wednesday 28 July the North part of the site (which includes, but is not limited to, the Royal British Legion Poppy Field, Allied Special Forces Memorial Grove and the memorials and individual dedications in the areas surrounding them and the UK Police Memorial) will be closed to visitors until approximately 2.30pm, whilst a private dedication ceremony takes place at the UK Police Memorial. The new memorial will be open to visitors from Thursday 29 July. There will also be limited access to the memorials on the Naval Review until the service has ended at 2.30pm. We will be unable to offer our Stick Man Trail, Outdoor Escape Challenges and Our Everyday Heroes activity packs on Wednesday 28 July. We apologise for any inconvenience this causes.
We ask that you follow all Government advice relating to social distancing during your time on site. We are sorry that we cannot currently host/allow any events on site.
We recognise that it's the little things that make the difference to ensure your day is memorable; that is why our expert team are on hand to support the planning and delivery of your event.
Our professional events team is experienced in delivering a wide range of events from traditional services of Remembrance through to high-profile dedications, banquets and receptions. Our team holds strong relationships with external agencies such as the Police, The Royal Household and the Ministry of Defence, and can provide advice and information on managing protocol and etiquette.
On hand to support you throughout the design and delivery of your event, we are here to make your vision a reality
To ensure we can offer the best possible value for money, and to help less seasoned event organisers, we have developed a Remembrance Event Package which contains all you need for an outdoor Remembrance Event.
Includes: Event coordination and on the day hosting, welcome desk, portable PA for up to 400 people, lectern, up to 50 chairs at the memorial, at least one buggy driver to shuttle guests to and from your memorial and your memorial checked and tidied (48 hours in advance of the event.)
Our fee includes the full management of your event in conjunction with external suppliers, offices and agencies. Please speak to a member of the Events Team to discuss your requirements.
Welcomes people of all faiths and none. It is open daily, for everyone to use, but is also available to hire for group acts of worship for up to 120 guests. Chapel Hire - £175. Includes: Private hire of the Chapel and use of the in-built PA equipment
We can provide the following services to help ensure your day is memorable and fitting to the occasion.
|Event coordination and welcome desk - From £175|
|Outdoor PA system - £100|
|Chairs (outdoor use) - £3 per chair|
|Buggy shuttle - £40|
|Bugler - £80|
|Organist - £80|
|Piper - £130|
|Chaplain - £75|
|Saluting dais - £30|
|Flagpole - £30|
|Firstaid - From £160|
|Land train cancellation - £150|
|Accreditation wristbands - £15 per 100|
|Car park pass - £3 per vehicle|
|Band changing space - From £120|
|All costs are per item unless otherwise stated|
This list is not exhaustive - please speak to a member of the Events Team to discuss your specific requirements.
Aspects at the National Memorial Arboretum is a contemporary facility, providing seven flexible spaces. This dedicated events building boasts a spectacular main suite with inspirational views across the Arboretum and Armed Forces Memorial, providing a remarkable location for Remembrance Events, meetings, dinners, banquets and gala dinners.