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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

 

 
Arboretum

contact information

The Arboricultural Association promotes care and knowledge of trees throughout
the UK: www.trees.org.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 extensively:www.walsallarboretum.co.uk

A website providing information about the history of the Derby Arboretum:www.derbyarboretum.co.uk

Batsford Arboretum, “the jewel of the Cotswolds”: www.batsarb.co.uk

Bodenham Arboretum is a collection of over 2500 trees set in 134 acres of Worcestershire countryside: www.bodenham-arboretum.co.uk