Landscapes of Life

Visiting Us

We are currently experiencing flooding in parts of the Arboretum. If you wish to visit a specific areas of site please talk to a member of the team, who can advise the best route.

 

The National Memorial Arboretum will remain open to pre-booked visitors from the local area for outdoor exercise following the introduction of new national coronavirus restrictions from Tuesday 5th January. People visiting the Arboretum must follow the latest government guidance and anyone advised to self-isolate or shield should not visit the site at this time.

Access to the Arboretum will be via the Remembrance Centre where our visitor toilets remain available. A limited take-away service is available from our Coffee Shop kiosk.

We are currently unable to offer dine-in options in our Restaurant and our talks and tours are unavailable. Our Gift Shop is closed. 

Further information about the measures currently in place at the Arboretum can be found by following the link below.

Find Out More

At the heart of our Remembrance Centre is a fascinating, interactive exhibition called 'Landscapes of Life'.

This permanent exhibition provides a preview of the Arboretum and an introduction to the concept of Remembrance, looking at why it is an important human need spanning thousands of years.

Experience the Arboretum through the seasons in our 270 degree film, discover what wildlife calls the Arboretum home, or uncover personal links to the site through our interactive databases.

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Younger visitors will enjoy getting hands on by designing a memorial garden of their own, or taking a walk through our digital path of leaves and revealing the field of poppies beneath.

Visitors of all ages are encouraged to leave a personal tribute or shared anecdote in our memory booth. 
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