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Westonbirt Arboretum (also known as The National Arboretum)

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.

Visitor Access, Directions & Contacts

Telephone

01666 881372

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.

Owners

Forestry Commission

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

Period

Victorian (1837-1901)

Features & Designations

Designations

  • The National Heritage List for England: Register of Parks and Gardens

  • Reference: GD1780
  • Grade: I

Plant Environment

  • Arboretum
  • Plant Type

Features

  • House (featured building)
  • Earliest Date:
  • Latest Date:
Key Information

Type

Arboretum

Purpose

Botanic Garden

Plant Environment

Arboretum

Principal Building

Recreational

Period

Victorian (1837-1901)

Survival

Extant

Hectares

475

Open to the public

Yes

Civil Parish

Westonbirt with Lasborough

References

References

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