With effect from 5th January 2021…
Bodenham can remain open for Annual Pass Holders and those that live locally.
We are reducing our opening hours from 11am – 4pm. Booking is not required. Basic food / drinks will be available to take-away. The toilets will also remain open.
Non-wearing of face masks will not be tolerated under any circumstances when liaising with our staff.
Anyone with a ‘Low Season Free Return’ – please retain your ticket as we will carry it forward to 2022 if you are unable to attend before low season ends (Fri 12th Feb).
We will do our best to keep our grounds open but we reserve the right to close should we feel that this option no longer remains viable.
Whilst a Government lockdown has been announced with effect from 5th January, outdoor grounds of botanical gardens and heritage sites are permitted to stay open for outdoor exercise.
Please adhere to Government guidelines: you can only exercise with your household (or support bubble) or one other person, and you should not travel outside your local area.
Dogs welcome – but please keep on lead.
UPDATE – COVID 19
To ensure the safety of everyone, we have a number of strict measures in place. Full details can be found by clicking here.
Any updates will be posted here on our website / FaceBook page.
Worcestershire’s Hidden Garden
Meander through the beauty, peace and tranquility of Bodenham……
An oasis of plantations, pools and avenues beautifully landscaped including over 3000 species of trees and shrubs from all over the world. Each season bringing a beauty of its own…
Bodenham serves fabulous home produced food from 12 noon – 2pm. Our daily hot roasts include our own Herefordshire beef, lamb and pork, plus you will always find a superb collection of delicious home made cakes and scones! Booking is advised as we get extremely busy!
The epicentre of the Arboretum lies around the big pool where many rare and ornamental trees can be seen in flower or fruit at all times of the year; their autumn colours are a special beauty.
The Grand Avenue, which is in it’s infancy, is planted with Pope’s Seat Provenance Beech to mature over the next century.
Log Deliveries / Coronavirus…please note that we are committed to keeping our customers in fuel during this difficult period and our log business remains fully operational. The health of our customers remains of the utmost importance and so we restrict customer contact when making your deliveries. Please call James on 07967 550342.
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Annual Pass & Gift Vouchers
Purchase an Annual Pass for Bodenham Arboretum and enjoy the beauty of all the seasons from just £26.00 for an Adult Pass.
It represents great value for money and includes entrance to TWO other visitor attractions – The Living Rain Forest in Berkshire and Batsford Arboretum in Gloucestershire…you can visit them as many times as you wish within the year.
For full details please see our ‘Visiting Us’ page here.
You can also purchase Bodenham Gift Vouchers from the Visitor Centre – Entrance Gift Vouchers £6.50 and General Gift Vouchers in £5 denominations which can be used on meals in our Restaurant or in the Visitor Centre Gift Shop.
It all started in 1973 when David Binnian and his wife, Jennifer bought the land with a vision that took over 30 years to realise. It started as my hobby, just planting a few trees each winter, until it developed into what it is today. It’s now run as a family venture, with the second generation of Binnians fully involved in its planning, development and day-to-day management, and the third generation hovering in the wings. When Bodenham received conditional English Heritage status in 1995 it was realised that this was a major opportunity for the Arboretum to be enjoyed by the public and for it to remain in the family.