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Moving up the stations

Posted in: Blog History

The weather at Westonbirt has been formally recorded since 1888 and the fascination with how it affects our trees still endures.

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Yippee! This year's boundary restoration works are complete!

The Westonbirt Project is comprised of a number of elements including the restoration of landscape features and improvements to our electricity supply and car parking arrangements.

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What are your winter traditions?

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 we have a tree indoors at Christmas time?

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 would you give frankincense or myrrh as a present?

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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How do you roast chestnuts over an open fire?

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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How is ivy helpful to wildlife?

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 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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