Military Visits

Open For Visitors

The National Memorial Arboretum is open freely to all, year-round from 10am-5pm (closes at 4pm from 15 Nov), every day except Christmas Day.  

Entry to the Arboretum is free, but for everyone's comfort we are limiting the numbers onsite. We recommend pre-booking your visit to guarantee entry. You can check our latest availability and book online using the link below. 

We are currently experiencing intermittent technical difficulties with our telephone systems if you'd like to get in touch with the Arboretum team please email info@thenma.org.uk. If you are trying to make a booking for parking tickets, mobility scooters or an event please consider visiting our online booking portal

 

Visitors are advised that the Coffee Shop is currently closed. Our Restaurant is open from 10am - 5pm. 

Pre-book your visit

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.

Image of Royal Air Forces Memorial Garden Eagle

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.
Book here
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