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Bodenham Arboretum

Bodenham Arboretum, Bodenham Lane, Kidderminster, Worcestershire, DY11 5TB
01562 852444
Average time spent - 3 hours
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Things to do at Bodenham Arboretum review

Bodenham Arboretum near Kidderminster in Worcestershire is a 134-acre arboretum in a valley with more than 3,000 trees and shrub species plus 15 pools and footpaths.

The epicentre of the arboretum is around a big pool where there are many rare and ornamental trees. There is lots to see at Bodenham and visitors are encourages to visit as many areas of the arboretum as possible. There are farm animals and excellent vistas. You may be able to spot Herefordshire cattle, sheep and donkeys grazing in the fields.

Several miles of paths lead through acres of daffodils in early spring and later primroses and foxgloves line many of the woodland walks and plantations. There are brilliantly coloured azaleas and rhododendrons that begin in mid-Spring. The Laburnum tunnel is one of the highlights for visitors in late May and early June.

There are many lakes and pools exhibiting interesting features with bridges that provide access to the islands. They often host annual family-friendly events including the popular Tree People trail where they dress trees up like people.

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FAQ and Further Information Bodenham Arboretum

Is there food and drink available?

There is a restaurant serving hot and cold food and drinks. You are welcome to bring a picnic.

What are the main things to do?

Extensive arboretum with walks along trails and lots of different seasonal flowers. They often hold family-friendly events. There are toilets and a restaurant.

What are the ticket prices?

*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *Cheap. A high season adult ticket costs £6.50, children 5-16 £3.50. Other pricing options are available including cheaper off-peak tickets.

Is there parking?

There is free parking.

When are they open?

For up to date opening times and dates please visit their website.

Dog friendly?

Dogs are welcome but must be kept on a short lead at all times.

Are they accessible?

Bodenham Arboretum
Bodenham Arboretum
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