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 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

Here at the Arboretum we pride ourselves on using only the tastiest ingredients to make our range of hot and cold meals, cakes and other snacks. 


We work with local suppliers from around Staffordshire to ensure our ingredients are of the highest quality, and our team of chefs create their menus fresh daily.




Opening Hours


Coffee Shop 
The Coffee Shop is currently closed

10am - 5pm (food service available until 4.30pm)



Coffee Shop

Our Coffee Shop kiosk which can be found in Heroes’ Square close to the Remembrance Centre. It serves takeaway snacks and barista crafted coffees using fresh beans from our local roaster Chartley Coffee. Our Coffee Shop is currently closed.

Food in the Arboretum Restaurant


Our restaurant serves a range of hot food, sandwiches, soups and cakes. The menu changes daily, depending on the fresh ingredients we source from our local suppliers. There is also an ice cream concession stand from the Staffordshire-based Needwood Ice Cream. Both indoor and outdoor seating options are available.

Dietary Requirements


We cater for visitors with lots of dietary requirements. Please do let our Food Services team know if you have a dietary requirement and we’ll do our best to help you and can advise if particular dishes contain allergens.

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