Proms at the Arboretum

Proms at the Arboretum

Join us to enjoy a spectacular evening of summer entertainment. As the sun begins to set, the live band will regale audiences with a rousing performance featuring a repertoire of traditional proms favourites.

Land Train

Land Train

Complete with pre-recorded commentary, the Arboretum's 50 minute land train tour is an excellent way to take in a large proportion of the site's fascinating memorials.

Special Forces Buggy Tour

Special Forces Buggy Tour

Join one of our expert guides on a 50-minute buggy tour of our grounds to ensure you don't miss out on visiting some of the memorials which are further away from our Remembrance Centre, including the Christmas Truce Memorial and Allied Special Forces Memorial Grove

Landscapes of Life Exhibition

Landscapes of Life Exhibition

At the heart of our Remembrance Centre is the permanent Landscapes of Life exhibition. The exhibition, which is suitable for visitors of all ages, uses fully-immersive audio visual displays, interactive exhibits along with traditional interpretation to demonstrate the importance of Remembrance, charting its history from the Bronze age to the present day, helping to set the scene for a visit to the Arboretum.

Also included within the ticket price is access to our temporary exhibition gallery which displays a rolling programme of exhibitions from traditional artworks to modern installations and use of an Arboretum audio guide which interprets 93 of the memorials onsite.

Guided Walk Non Group

Guided Walk Non Group

Enhance your visit with one of our guided tours. Our experience guides are extremely knowledgeable about the history of our site, the memorials which feature and our plans for the future. Hear more about the stories and symbolism behind many of the memorials onsite on one of our daily Guided Walks.

Motobility scooter

Motobility scooter

The Arboretum is expansive encompassing 150-acres of maturing woodland and gardens. Wheelchairs and electric scooters are available to hire for the day for a small charge by visitors.To ensure availability all wheelchairs and mobility scooter should be booked in advance and will be booked out for you from 9.00 am on the day or hire, although you can arrive to collect at any time on the day of hire.

Wheelchair

Wheelchair

The Arboretum is expansive encompassing 150-acres of maturing woodland and gardens. Wheelchairs and electric scooters are available to hire for the day for a small charge by visitors.To ensure availability all wheelchairs and mobility scooter should be booked in advance and will be booked out for you from 9.00 am on the day or hire, although you can arrive to collect at any time on the day of hire.

Trench Brothers

Trench Brothers

Trench Brothers is HMDT Music’s new music theatre work commemorating the contributions of ethnic minority soldiers during the First World War, bringing to life their hopes and fears, their longing for home, their camaraderie, courage and valour. Performed in National Memorial Arboretum’s unique outdoor setting of remembrance, this inspiring and moving performance features MOBO nominated jazz singer Cleveland Watkiss, opera singer Damian Thantrey, puppetry and 120 local school children.

Saplings Sensory Session

Saplings Sensory Session

Our Little Saplings Sensory Play and storytelling is designed to help our youngest visitors enjoy the Arboretum and heighten their development and enjoyment of learning. Sounds, colours, textures, auditory sensory activities and other hands-on elements will add to the session's chosen story.


Memory Lane Cafe

Memory Lane Cafe

Our reminiscence cafe returns for one Friday each month. Each themed session is designed for people living with dementia, their carers, friends and family.

Fathers Day Afternoon Tea

Fathers Day Afternoon Tea

Treat your deserving dad to the Arboretum's twist on a traditional afternoon tea this Father's Day!

Spotlight on The Royal Air Force

Spotlight on The Royal Air Force

In 2018 the Royal Air Force will be celebrating the centenary of their formation. Join us for a spotlight on the RAF from two servicemen, WO Andy Rodulson and SAC(T) Chris Churchman. Saturday 28 July 2018 � 2.30pm

The 1st World War Contribution of Dulmial Village

The 1st World War Contribution of Dulmial Village

This talk will present the First World War history of the village Dulmial, in present day Pakistan. It will also highlight the important role of Muslim soldiers in the Great War. Saturday 27 October 2018 � 2.30pm

Football Legends Guided Walk

Football Legends Guided Walk

From famous faces to the forgotten heroes of the First World War, this walk will take you around memorials with links to the world of football during the World Cup period.

Football Legends Guided Walk Weekday

Football Legends Guided Walk Weekday

From famous faces to the forgotten heroes of the First World War, this walk will take you around memorials with links to the world of football during the World Cup period.