The autumn colour spectacle at the National Arboretum, Westonbirt has been ranked alongside the Northern Lights and the Pyramids at night as one of the greatest shows on earth by the Sunday Times Travel Magazine.
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From man-made marvels like the Rio carnival and the Las Vegas strip to the natural wonders of the sunset over Ayers Rock and the electric storms off Canada’s west coast, Westonbirt’s ‘blaze’ is described as nature’s very own Guy Fawkes Night.
Westonbirt is open all year between 9am and 8pm, or dusk if earlier. The normal cost of admission for adults is £5-£7.50, children £2, group and concession rates available.
For more information, call the Arboretum on 01666 880220
• Westonbirt – The National Arboretum, is renowned worldwide for its tree and shrub collection. It contains nearly 16,000 specimens, including almost half of those woody plants known to grow in the world’s temperate climate zone, and covers 600 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds. Its importance is recognised by English Heritage’s Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historical Interest as a Grade I registered Landscape.