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Westonbirt Arboretum (also known as The National Arboretum)3476

Introduction

Westonbirt is a 19th-century arboretum progressively developed and extended. A full description of this site is given in the master record, Westonbirt House.

Contact

Telephone

01666 881372

Official Website

Other websites

Owners

  • Forestry Commission

    Great Eastern House, Tenison Road, Cambridge, CB1 2DU
Features

Plant Environment

  • Plant Type
  • Arboretum
  • House (featured building)
  • Earliest Date:
  • Latest Date:
Visitor Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

The site is open daily from 9 am until 8 pm or dusk, with 8 am opening at weekends.

Directions

The arboretum is situated on the A433, 3 miles south-east of Tetbury.
Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Westonbirt with Lasborough
Designations
  • The National Heritage List for England: Register of Parks and Gardens
  • Reference: GD1780
  • Grade: I
History

History

The arboretum was begun in 1829.

Period

  • Victorian (1837-1901)
References

References