Christmas at the Arboretum

Open For Visitors

Entry to the Arboretum is free, but for everyone's comfort we are limiting the numbers onsite. We strongly recommend pre-booking your visit to guarantee entry. You can check our latest availability and book online using the link below.


In line with government regulations, from Tuesday 30 November 2021, face coverings are required for visitors in the Remembrance Centre (unless exempt).


Visitors are advised that the Coffee Shop is currently closed. Our Restaurant is open from 10am - 3pm. 


Pre-book your visit

With tasty treats, seasonal crafts and a warm welcome, the Arboretum is the perfect place to gather with family and friends this festive season.

Seasonal Opening Hours:


Christmas Eve10am - 3pm
Christmas DayCLOSED
Boxing Day10am - 4pm
New Year's Eve10am - 3pm
New Year's Day10am - 4pm

People enjoying the Arboretum Wreath Making Workshops

Wreath Making Workshops

Discover how to create a beautiful wreath for your home at our Christmas Wreath Making Workshops. Led by the expert team from Ivison, The Lichfield Florist, all materials, and festive refreshments will be provided at these interactive sessions.

Person interacting with installation at Illuminated Arboretum in 2020

Illuminated Arboretum

With something to captivate visitors of all ages, gather the family and join us for an evening to remember as we light-up the arboretum after hours and begin the festive season with a kaleidoscope of colour.
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Christmas Carol Concert 2017

Christmas Carols

Join us for an evening of traditional Christmas Carols amongst the glittering lights of our illuminated trees in Heroes’ Square.

The Antonio Socci Jive and Swing Band playing at the 2018 event.

Christmas Lunches with a Swing

Gather your family, friends or social group this festive season and enjoy a delicious three course meal and live entertainment against the stunning backdrop of the Arboretum.
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