School Visits

Visiting Us

We are currently experiencing flooding in parts of the Arboretum. If you wish to visit a specific areas of site please talk to a member of the team, who can advise the best route.

 

The National Memorial Arboretum will remain open to pre-booked visitors from the local area for outdoor exercise following the introduction of new national coronavirus restrictions from Tuesday 5th January. People visiting the Arboretum must follow the latest government guidance and anyone advised to self-isolate or shield should not visit the site at this time.

Access to the Arboretum will be via the Remembrance Centre where our visitor toilets remain available. A limited take-away service is available from our Coffee Shop kiosk.

We are currently unable to offer dine-in options in our Restaurant and our talks and tours are unavailable. Our Gift Shop is closed. 

Further information about the measures currently in place at the Arboretum can be found by following the link below.

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The Arboretum's Learning Team offer a wide range of opportunities for your school.

Using our inspiring landscape as inspiration for a series of workshops and activities, the Arboretum’s learning team has ensured both the National Curriculum and Ofsted Common Inspection Framework are central to the content delivered.

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Primary Schools

We have a range of full day and half day activities available suitable for Key Stages 1 and 2, including interactive indoor sessions and outdoor walks.

Download Our Primary Programme

Primary School Programme
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Secondary Schools

From interactive Explorer Days, to tailored grounds tours or participation in an Act of Remembrance, we have lots for Key Stages 3 and 4 to so here at the Arboretum.

Download Secondary School Programme

Arboretum Learning Activity List
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Self-Led Visits

Schools are welcome to visit the site and deliver their own learning 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 our online portal below. Please note this is for Self-Led bookings only, to book sessions and packages please use our booking form or speak to the Learning Team.

Make a Learning Booking

Learning Booking Form