Westonbirt, The National Arboretum - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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About Westonbirt, The National Arboretum
Westonbirt Arboretum is a remarkable place for people to enjoy and learn about trees. Borne of a Victorian passion for plant collecting, around 15,000 trees from all over the globe now offer the perfect setting to escape, relax or have an adventure. Spring is a special time at Westonbirt, as blossom and new leaves soften the sharp outlines of winter trees and colour abounds throughout the collection.
Attractions Near Westonbirt, The National Arboretum
4.29km from Westonbirt, The National Arboretum
Beverston Castle, also known as Beverstone Castle or Tetbury Castle built-in 1229 by Maurice de Gaunt.,It was constructed as a medieval stone fortress in the village of Beverston, Gloucestershire, England. The property is a mix of manor house, various small buildings, extensive gardens and the medieval ruins of the fortified building.
5.76km from Westonbirt, The National Arboretum
Chavenage is a wonderful Elizabethan house of mellow grey Cotswold stone and tiles which contains much of interest for the discerning visitor. Chavenage has featured in so many feature films and television dramas over the years that to list them all here would take ages. The interior rooms feature historic tapestries, Cromwellian relics, and fine period furnishings.
National Trust - Newark Park
7.72km from Westonbirt, The National Arboretum
Newark Park is a Grade I listed country house of Tudor origins located near the village of Ozleworth, Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire. The garden and estate provide space to play and contemplate, with beautiful views over the Cotswold escarpment and as far as the Mendips. In the house you will be intrigued by stories of Tudor courtiers, a Texan country gentleman and a golden dragon.
8.52km from Westonbirt, The National Arboretum
Malmesbury Abbey is one of the oldest and most important religious sites in England, with a history going back to at least the 7th century. It was one of the few English houses with a continuous history from the 7th century through to the Dissolution of the Monasteries. The present building dates from about 1180. Over half of the great church has disappeared, but the remainder is used as a parish church and boasts some fine Romanesque architecture and art.
The Abbey House Gardens
8.55km from Westonbirt, The National Arboretum
Abbey House Gardens is a country house garden in Malmesbury, Wiltshire, England, covering 5 acres. Privately owned, the gardens – but not the house – are open to the public seven days a week from late March until late October. It is one of the main tourist attractions in the town. It was a garden of great diversity. Up to date but on an ancient hill. Bold, atmospheric, romantic, soothing yet inspiring and containing more plants than many botanic gardens. We've created it all from nothing in ten
Discover More Attractions in Gloucestershire, Home of Westonbirt, The National Arboretum
The cathedral city of Gloucester nestled between the Cotswolds and the Forest of Dean, is Britain’s most inland port, rich with history dating back to Roman times. Gloucester’s many museums and attractions tell the stories of those that have made a great impact on England and the world.
Location of Westonbirt, The National Arboretum
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