Visiting For Learning

The National Memorial Arboretum is the perfect venue for developing an understanding of Remembrance, as well as a whole host of other subjects including science, literacy and geography. 


We support various curriculum-based objectives through a fully inclusive learning programme, actively engaging visitors of all ages.


Our facilities include:

  • Specialist onsite learning team
  • Two purpose built classrooms in our award-winning Remembrance Centre
  • Two children’s playgrounds/activity areas
  • FREE coach parking
  • Outdoor discovery shelters

Visiting for Learning and Training

Teaching Remembrance Activities 2022

Activity Days

Our programme of free Activity Days run throughout the year, and allow students to explore topical alongside the Arboretum grounds and memorials.

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Make a Learning Booking


The National Memorial Arboretum welcomes thousands of groups annually to explore, discover and remember.  

Send your enquiry below directly to our award-winning learning team, or call 01283 245 100 for more information.  


Privacy Policy

At the National Memorial Arboretum we take your privacy seriously and we will only use the information you have provided on this form to contact you about your enquiry as detailed below. We will use the contact details you have provided to telephone, email or write to you about your enquiry. We will not share your data and promise to keep your personal information safe and secure. 
We will hold your personal data for twelve months from the date of your initial enquiry, or until you withdraw your consent if you also consent to receive marketing information from us. If you would like to amend or update your details at any time, please contact the National Memorial Arboretum on 01283 245100 or
For further information about how the National Memorial Arboretum processes your personal information and about your rights under data protection law, please see our privacy policy

Your Contact Details

Your Visit

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Please enter the date of your visit as day/month/year.

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Learners with Additional Needs

At the Arboretum we work hard to provide an inclusive experience for all visitors. Please help us by completing the additional needs section below. 

Type of Visit

If you select 'Self-Led', please move on to the 'Any Extras?' section.

Facilitated Activities

Please select how many groups are required for each booked activity

(max. 25 students per group)

Act of Remembrance

Cost: £50.00 per group

Time: 30 minutes

Poppy Activity

Cost: £60.00 per group

Time: 30 minutes

Guided Tour

Cost: £100.00 per group

Time: 90 minutes

Explorer Days

Cost: £180.00 per group

Time: 10.15am - 2.15pm

Any Extras?

Land Train with Running Commentary

Adults: £5 each  Children under 16 years: £2 each

Please note: From 15 February - 30 March - Trains leave every 30 minutes between 10.30am and 2.30pm. From 31 March - 26 October - Trains leave every 30 minutes between 10am and 3.30pm.

Your School

To help us understand the demographic of learning groups that we have on site, please answer the below.

Learning Booking Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions
School Children doing the Nature Explorer Day
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The Great British School Trip will be offering a selection of free school trips and travel bursaries to reduce costs for schools, helping 25,000 young people access inspirational school trips.


We are proud to be supporting The Great British School Trip scheme, with a selection of free sessions at the Arboretum. To find out more and to book, please click the link below and apply through The Great British School Trip website. 

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