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Activity Idea: Arboretum

An arboretum is a collection of fine, rare or unusual trees. Many arboreta specialise in a particular genus.
Development of an arboretum is a demanding skill and it may prudent to employ a member of a specialist organisation.

information sheets

To learn more about environmental, landscape and heritage issues look at Information sheet 2


To learn more about education, the arts and health initiatives look at Information sheet 5


To learn more about promoting diversity look at Information sheet 13



contact information

The Arboricultural Association promotes care and knowledge of trees throughout
the UK:

The National Arboreta were formed in 2001 with the joining of the Forestry Commission’s two premier tree collections – Bedgebury Pinetum in Kent and Westonbirt Arboretum in Gloucestershire: Click here 

Follow the progress of Walsall Arboretum to its former glories. Description, history, and plans for development. This site uses Flash

A website providing information about the history of the Derby

Batsford Arboretum, “the jewel of the Cotswolds”:

Bodenham Arboretum is a collection of over 2500 trees set in 134 acres of Worcestershire countryside: