National Memorial Arboretum

National Memorial Arboretum

With a range of classroom-based and self-led activities available, the National Memorial Arboretum’s onsite Learning Team is experienced in supporting cross-curricular learning suitable for Key Stages 1-4.  Using the natural landscape as inspiration for the series of workshops and classes available, the Arboretum is a perfect choice for teachers looking for memorable student visits for History, Citizenship, English, and Geography.

National Memorial Arboretum

The National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire is the UK’s year-round centre for Remembrance and home to over 400 significant memorials including the iconic Armed Forces Memorial.

Surrounded by some 25,000 trees, the memorials provide a rich tapestry of stories of heroism, tenacity, teamwork and dedication. The Arboretum has successfully developed its learning programme over the last few years and now welcomes around 16,000 students each year as well as professional teaching staff looking for engaging CPD sessions.

The Arboretum’s learning team has ensured both the National Curriculum and Ofsted Education Inspection Framework are central to the content delivered.

In addition to their facilitated learning activities, the Arboretum offer:

  • Land Train with audio-commentary
  • A programme of temporary and permanent exhibitions
  • Two classrooms in a separate learning centre
  • Two children’s playgrounds / activity areas
  • FREE coach parking
  • Outdoor discovery shelters
  • CPT Coach Friendly

Contact the Educational Visits UK team to help plan your next school trip.




Disabled Access, Disabled Toilets, Guide Dogs Welcome, On Site Parking


Coach Parties Welcome, Groups Welcome, Pre visit Available,


Cafe, Picnic Site, Shop, Toilets,






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    Opening Hours

    10am to 5pm daily (10am to 4pm during the winter months). Closed Christmas Day.


    Please see website for latest information.


    Croxall Road, Alrewas, DE13 7AR

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