Arley Arboretum & Gardens - nr Bewdley

Arley Arboretum


One of the oldest and most spectacular Arboreta in Britain!



National Civil War Centre
National Civil War Centre

Arley Arboretum was first planted in 1820 by Lord Mountmorris. There are around 600 species of trees at the arboretum including, Crimean Pines, Cedars and Wellingtonias, some of which are the UK’s tallest and widest in girth. There are also stunning magnolias, an acer garden and the UKs longest Laburnum arch. Dendrologists from around the world come each year to study the exotic collection of trees and plants.

National Civil War Centre
National Civil War Centre

Take a step back in time and wander freely around our 45 acres of pure nature with 3 acres enclosed by listed walls including our beautiful Italian Garden with its magnificent fountain. Stop at our viewing point to look across the River Severn to see the timeless Severn Valley Railway steaming past.

We have children’s activity trails, a maze and a play area to keep the little ones occupied for the whole day.

Also visit our website for dates of additional activities. We have a licensed tea room which provides hot and cold drinks and food, or you can enjoy the use of our picnickers’ area. We are also dog friendly.

Check our website for information:

Opening Details : Open Wednesday - Sunday 11am-5pm

Address : Arley Arboretum & Gardens Upper Arley, Near Bewdley, Worcestershire DY12 1SQ

Telephone : 01299 861368