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Westonbirt Arboretum

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Address: Tetbury, Tetbury GL8 8QS, England
Phone Number: +44 300 067 4890
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9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Activities: Viewing foliage

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If you can walk ten minutes from the car park to the start of the old arboretum, the visit is very worthwhile, particularly in spring and autumn when colours are at their best.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Tetbury, United Kingdom
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Tetbury, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

If you can walk ten minutes from the car park to the start of the old arboretum, the visit is very worthwhile, particularly in spring and autumn when colours are at their best.

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Tetbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Westonbirt is a lovely spot - whether for walking your dog in SilkWood or in the Arboretum proper, the variety of trees and other shrubs is great and it varies throughout the year. A special place to visit.

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Leamington Spa England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Extensive grounds, with lots of interesting features throughout for children to keep them (and us) active all day. Liked it so much on our visit that we purchased annual membership

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Not having visited in many years, I was intrigued to see how it had changed. They have clearly spent a huge amount on it: not least on the visitor infrastructure: car parking, visitor information, toilets, catering etc are all much developed and the arboretum itself is greatly extended. The emphasis these days is obviously on its scientific role (which is... More 

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gloucester
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Great place for a concert staff can't do enough for you to get into the venue....what a difference after the concert finishes all the staff disappear leaving a mad and dangerous free for all in the car park...then when you get to the main gates where all the staff have congregated you try to complain and are greeted back with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Me and my daughter came to see the vamp it was a great day She got to meet hometown has they came and meet the fans by the fence and also the vamp Paige enjoyed watching hometown , the tide , union j and the vamp Will take my child again to a westonbrit concert has it was a great... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

A family group of four adults of ranging abilities and a child. Lovely day walking and exploring the Arboretum and learnt so much about many species of trees. Good café for a light lunch, and wonderful new facilities at the entrance and toilets.

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I completely agree with Deano 1967,security waste of time,unprofessional and not interested,obviously have not been trained how to search bags correctly,worrying in our current climate,hence why so many people smuggled in bottles ,cans and SLR cameras. Exiting the car park nothing has changed from when I was there in 2012, utter chaos,disgraceful 80 minutes to get out of car park... More 

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WestonbirtArb, Public Relations Manager at Westonbirt Arboretum, responded to this review

Hi there, thanks for your review of the Paloma Faith concert. We appreciate your feedback on the security process that we run through our contractors. We will be taking your comments on board and we will be reviewing them as part of a wider event evaluation for Forest Live. Unfortunately Westonbirt is hampered by only having one exit road and... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This was our 4th visit to a concert at WB and was another resounding success. I have read complaints about poor marshalling but here are a few tricks to nailing a quick entry and exit. The arena opens at 6 but do not arrive until about 6.30. The car parks are pretty full by then do they direct you to... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We visited the Arboretum to see Paloma Faith's outdoor concert last night. Having seen Jools Holland there before we expected a similar experience but we're very disappointed and left feeling it was a waste of money. Security checks going in - the Ts and Cs on the ticket say no bottles, cans, spirits, metal cutlery, crockery, SLRs can be taken... More 

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WestonbirtArb, Public Relations Manager at Westonbirt Arboretum, responded to this review

Hi there, thank you for your review of the Paloma Faith concert at Westonbirt. We are really sorry to hear you were unhappy with your experience at Forest Live. We will be taking your feedback on board with regards to the security checks we run through our contractors. We appreciate that these do take some time, but they are a... More 

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Address: Address: Tetbury, Tetbury GL8 8QS, England
Phone Number: +44 300 067 4890
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Tetbury
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

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