School 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'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 Education 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

Secondary School Programme
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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