Easter Holiday Events! 12th - 27th April (Closed 22nd)

We have some brand new events coming this Easter at the Arboretum. We have the Easter egg hunt, the Easter colouring competition, and to top it all of from the 12th-27th april all kids get free entry during normal opening times!

Find the eggs hidden within the 30 acres of the Arboretum and claim your free prize. follow the clues, explore and discover the brightly coloured eggs leading to a prize just for you! Fun for the whole family!

Take part in our special Easter colouring competition for your chance to win a FREE family pass! demonstrate your artistic talent by designing your own colourful Easter egg!


What's in bloom this week?

The first of our Bluebells are out around the Arboretum, come & see if you can spot the little dots of blue sprouting from the ground. 

Soon the whole Arboretum will burst into life with carpets of beautiful bluebells! 

The Fritillaria imperialis are flowering in the border at the base of the walled garden. They are gorgeous to look at!

There are currently beautiful clusters of miniature daffodils throughout the Arboretum & Gardens.

Updated 14/04/14

Calling all volunteers!

Whether you are aged 14 or 84 we are looking for volunteers for the following areas: 

  • Gardens
  • Arleyensis
  • Event management
  • Tea room
  • Car parks
  • Administration
  • General help

Please see volunteers page for more information

Whats happening at Arleyensis?

The projects at Arleyensis at the moment are the water courses. Canal, rill, alpine stream, quarry pool and quayside. Volunteers are working towards getting the circuit flowing. (More volunteer water engineers could help us a lot, if anyone has any free time!)  We will be planting some more dwarf and miniature trees next week and also attempting to prevent furry creatures from pruning them!! 

“Great day out with the kids”

"Arley Arboretum is a beautiful spot, we went last summer and our young children loved it, especially the dinosaur hunt. The views are spectacular and the children loved seeing the Severn Valley railway and we had a lovely time sitting outside the tea room with tea and cakes. A beautiful place and good for the soul! V friendly staff too, what's not to like. We'll be heading back soon." Caroline B Visited July 2013