Plan Your Visit

With so much to see and do it helps to plan your day in advance. You can prepare using the helpful guidance and travel information on our Plan Your Visit pages below.

Entry to the Arboretum is free, however we recommend booking your visit in advance to guarantee entry and save on parking*. Our grounds are open from 10am – 4pm.

2024 Opening hours:

From Monday 13 November 202310am - 4pm
From Saturday 23 March 202410am - 5pm

*Cars - £6 on the door, or £4 if booked in advance
  Motorcycle - £4 on the door, or £2 if booked in advance


Family reading the new Arboretum Guidebook - 3494 x 2389

Navigating the Arboretum

Maps and Guidebooks which provide more information about the memorials and where you’ll find them in our grounds can be purchased from our Welcome Desk. The Guidebook, new for October 2023, features four highlighted routes around the Arboretum and contains the stories behind some of the 400+ memorials you will see along the way. 
Guiding Your Visit

Plan Your Visit 

Land Train on its route past the Armed Forces Memorial

What's On

Our programme of daily activities has been designed to help you make the most of your visit.
Daily Activities
RAF Remembrance Garden. Steel Eagle atop a Globe

Exploring Our Grounds

Visit our what’s here pages to find out more about our memorials, landscape and facilities, including our Restaurant and Shop.