Arboretums in England, Scotland and Wales

arboretums

In Britain John Claudius Loudon (1783–1843) a famous landscape gardener of the time was the force behind the establishment of Arboretums, with others following his example later. The arboretum at Derby was one of his most famous commissions.

Today there are many arboretums spread through the British Isles which you can visit, and we feature the best. There are also many smaller ones incorporated into gardens where tree collecting has become popular.

You can find these by using our search facility at the top of the page.

Thorn House Garden

Thorn House and Gardens

Devon, Thorn garden covers an area of nine acres, including an area of natural woodland.

Thorp Perrow Arboretum

Thorp Perrow Arboretum

North Yorkshire, Thorp Perrow is situated at the base of the Yorkshire Dales - come and explore the 100 acres of woodland with trees from around the world, some trees dating back to Medieval times.

Trewidden Garden

Trewidden Garden, Penzance, Cornwall

Cornwall, Trewidden Garden is a great place to see rhododendrons, camellias and magnolias in a semi wild setting.

Westonbirt Arboretum

Westonbirt Arboretum, best time to visit

Gloucestershire, Westonbirt Arboretum, the National Arboretum is managed by the Forestry Commission and is one of the finest arboretums in the world.

Winkworth Arboretum

Winkworth Arboretum, best time to visit

Surrey, Winkworth Arboretum was founded by Dr Wilfrid Fox in 1937.

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