Beautiful peaceful site in Staffordshire with over 300 memorials including the Armed Forces Memorial. History, wildlife and events and activities for all.
Croxall Road, Alrewas, Staffordshire, DE13 7AR
Tel: 01283 245100
Gardens and Open Spaces, Indoor Activities, Museums and Art Centres, Outdoor Activities
Ages 5 - 12, All ages, Schools and Groups, Teenagers, Under 5s
(parking charges apply)
The National Memorial Arboretum is the UK’s year-round centre of Remembrance: a spiritually uplifting place which honours the fallen, recognises service and sacrifice, and fosters pride in our country. It is a living and lasting memorial, but importantly the focus is not entirely military. There are areas dedicated to emergency services and charities alike. It is not a cemetery; it is a place of life, represented by the 30,000 trees planted there, where both older and younger generations can wander and wonder.
The grounds are family friendly and there’s a lot for younger visitors to enjoy. The 150-acre site is home to an abundance of wildlife and children will enjoy exploring the many habitats and natural features of the site, including the maturing wildlife pond, and two outdoor play areas. The Arboretum also hosts many family-friendly events throughout the year including half-term craft activities, monthly mother and toddler groups and interactive wildlife sessions.
The Arboretum offers fully accessible baby change facilities, as well as level access throughout the Remembrance Centre.
Open daily, 9am-5pm (closed on Christmas Day)
Free entry, parking charges apply
Please see the National Memorial Arboretum’s website to find out more.
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