Military Visits

HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

The National Memorial Arboretum, part of the Royal British Legion, joins the Nation, the Commonwealth and the rest of the World in mourning the death of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh. HRH The Duke of Edinburgh was a Life Member of the Royal British Legion and he was gracious and generous in his support of the National Memorial Arboretum over many years.

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The Arboretum welcomes all Armed Forces personnel, from those currently serving to Cadets who visit us as part of their training.

Using our inspiring landscape as inspiration for a series of activities and tours, there is plenty for your group to do while at the Arboretum.

Royal British Legion Poppy Memorial. Giant Poppy Wreath and Lots of Individual Poppy Tributes

Guided Tours

Our interactive guided tours are led by our team of specially trained guides. They encompass a number of emotive and symbolic memorials from civilian groups as well as military associations. We offer a variety of tours, which can be tailored upon request.

Self Led Visits

Military groups are welcome to visit the site and deliver their own activities. Visits can include self-led tours of the Arboretum and exploration of our free exhibitions, including Landscapes of Life.

We kindly request that anyone wishing to do a self-led visit still informs us of their arrival beforehand, by booking your coach in using the online portal below.
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