Uniformed Youth Groups

Using our inspiring landscape as inspiration for a series of workshops and activities, there is plenty for your Girlguiding & Scout Association Groups, home education partnerships, sports teams and other youth groups to do while at the Arboretum.

The Royal British Legion Poppy Memorial, National Memorial Arboretum

Act of Remembrance

In this activity participants reflect on the key themes of Remembrance, which is then consolidated by performing an Act of Remembrance with readings and recitative provided by us. Groups may personalise the act with their own readings, poems and songs if they wish. This activity is tailored for different age groups.


£50 per 25 participants

Book Your Act of Remembrance

Poppy Activity

A thought-provoking interactive session that develops an understanding of the 
historic and symbolic significance of the poppy, whilst promoting British Values 
and respect when learning about Remembrance. 


£60 per 25 participants

Book Your Poppy Activity
Learning Guided Tour

Guided Tours

Our interactive guided tours are led by specially trained Learning Guides who are adept at engaging with our younger visitors. They encompass several emotive and symbolic memorials from civilian groups as well as military associations. Our guided tours can be tailored to your group, please specify areas of interest on your booking form. 


£100 per 25 participants

Book Your Guided Tour
National Memorial to Scouting at the National Memorial Arboretum

Self-Led Visits

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 booking form below. 


Please also use our self-led pack to help you plan your day and ensure that your students get the most out of their visit.

Learning Groups Self Led pack Learning 23-24 booking form

Learning Booking Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions
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