Remembrance Sunday at the National Memorial Arboretum

National Memorial Arboretum

The National Memorial Arboretum is designed to help people reflect, celebrate lives lived and commemorate lives lost in service.

Open throughout the year and covering 150 acres of beautiful woodland and gardens, it’s an uplifting place that’s full of life and meaning, somewhere both young and old will enjoy.

Since planting began in 1997, the National Memorial Arboretum has been a special place honouring those who have served, and continue to serve, our nation in many different ways.

Sun filtering through merchant navy woods at the National Memorial Arboretum

The Arboretum has something for everyone

For many it’s a wonderful place to stroll and enjoy the trees; for others it’s a peaceful and beautiful place to remember loved ones, particularly those who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country.

Visiting the National Memorial Arboretum?

Part of the Royal British Legion's family of charities, you can explore a fascinating exhibition which charts the history of Remembrance.

Guided walks, buggy tours and a land train are available to help visitors explore the site. A year-round programme of events also take place throughout the year.

The National Memorial Arboretum grounds are free to enter, though charges apply for parking and some activities. It is recommended that you book your visit in advance to guarantee entry and save money on the daily parking charge.

For further information and a full programme of events and activities please visit the National Memorial Arboretum website.

The Sikh Memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum

150 acres of beautiful woodland and gardens

More than 400 dedicated symbolic memorials make the Arboretum a living tribute that will forever acknowledge the personal sacrifices made by the Armed Forces and civil services of this country.

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