Blog - Autumn

Why do we eat chocolate cake shaped like a log?

As part of Westonbirt’s programme of family activities this winter, Westonbirt’s education team have created a trail that explores winter traditions from around the world.

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“Halfway out of the dark”

As part of Westonbirt’s programme of family activities this winter, Westonbirt’s education team have created a trail that explores winter traditions from around the world.

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What's Christmassy about Holly?

As part of Westonbirt’s programme of family activities this winter, Westonbirt’s education team have created a trail that explores winter traditions from around the world.

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Why do people kiss under poisonous berries?

As part of Westonbirt's programme of family activities this winter, Westonbirt's education team have created a trail that explores winter traditions from around the world.

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What makes a winter wonderland?

The answer to the question "What makes a winter wonderland?" is in no small part "Volunteers".

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Autumn Colour Watch Blog: between two seasons

Posted in: Blog Botanical Autumn

Autumn is a spectacular time of year at Westonbirt. This photo-packed blog will take you through the weekly highlights of what’s looking good and where.

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A tremendous achievement

Posted in: Blog Volunteering

£2,373.71 - This is the total raised at the Volunteer Craft Fair on 29 & 30 October! This a tremendous achievement and not surprising – you should have seen the quality and variety of the crafts……… too many to mention.

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Have you visited the new bird viewing area?

The workshop and wood sales team of volunteers have recently completed a new bird viewing and feeding area that is accessible to visitors seven days a week, 52 weeks of the year.

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Autumn Colour Watch: shades of gold and many more

Posted in: Blog Botanical Autumn

Autumn is a spectacular time of year at Westonbirt. This photo-packed blog will take you through the weekly highlights of what’s looking good and where.

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Kelly you are a star! by Bev Starkings, Membership Co-ordinator

It’s not often you get the chance to draw attention to the wonderful work that your colleagues do!...

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The final week for Autumnwatch at Westonbirt

The last four weeks have flown by and the final BBC Autumnwatch Live show will be broadcast from Westonbirt Arboretum this Friday, 28th October.

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Autumn Colour Watch: what a difference a week makes

Posted in: Blog Botanical Autumn

Autumn is a spectacular time of year at Westonbirt. This photo-packed blog will take you through the weekly highlights of what’s looking good and where.

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Looking at trees with Autumnwatch – from above and below!

With two great BBC Autumnwatch Live shows completed from the Great Oak Hall at Westonbirt Arboretum, and the Autumnwatch team onsite to get ready for another packed programme tonight.

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Autumn Colour Watch: now, that's what I call autumnal...

Posted in: Blog Botanical Autumn

Autumn is a spectacular time of year at Westonbirt. This photo-packed blog will take you through the weekly highlights of what’s looking good and where.

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A busy time for the Membership Team

The Membership Team (Bev and Kelly) would like to thank all those who have commented on our inclusion in the last Westonbirt Magazine.

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