The National Memorial Arboretum is open freely to all, year-round from 10am-5pm, every day except Christmas Day. We recommend pre-booking your visit, to guarantee entry.
Please note: on Wednesday 28 July the North part of the site (which includes, but is not limited to, the Royal British Legion Poppy Field, Allied Special Forces Memorial Grove and the memorials and individual dedications in the areas surrounding them and the UK Police Memorial) will be closed to visitors until approximately 2.30pm, whilst a private dedication ceremony takes place at the UK Police Memorial. The new memorial will be open to visitors from Thursday 29 July. There will also be limited access to the memorials on the Naval Review until the service has ended at 2.30pm. We will be unable to offer our Stick Man Trail, Outdoor Escape Challenges and Our Everyday Heroes activity packs on Wednesday 28 July. We apologise for any inconvenience this causes.
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.
Coffee Shop (currently operating a takeaway service ONLY)
10am - 4pm
10am - 5pm (food service available until 4.30pm)
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 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.
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.