Arley Arboretum is situated on the banks of the magnificent River Severn at Upper Arley, within the stunning scenery of the Arley Estate, near the historic market town of Bewdley.
One of the oldest and most spectacular Arboreta in Britain, it is now open to the public thanks to the Trustees of the Roger and Douglas Turner Charitable Trust.
The Arboretum is home to over 300 species of trees and features Britain’s longest Laburnum arch, measuring 65 metres. Popular with nature lovers, families and walkers, Arley Arboretum is a magical place to visit throughout the year, with every season bringing a different breathtaking vista.
Visit Bewdley a small riverside town and civil parish in the Wyre Forest District of Worcestershire on the Shropshire border in England, along the Severn Valley west of Kidderminster and 22 miles southwest of Birmingham.
This attractive Georgian town sits directly upon the River Severn, an area with a rich agricultural and industrial history and a gateway to the Wyre Forest itself and the English–Welsh borderlands known as The Marches.
Bewdley has been catering to visitors for many years, and there’s no lack of things to do for families. Walking from Bewdley takes you into the Wyre Forest and an adventure park for kids.
Visit Worcestershire a great destination for family fun with lots of attractions, events and action-packed outdoor activities.
In the south are the Cotswolds and their enchanting stone-built villages and heart-lifting rural scenery. And to the west is the Malverns; dark, brooding hills that rise suddenly over the valley of the River Severn that courses north to south down to the Bristol Channel.
Worcester is the main city with its cathedral and medieval charm, and to the north of the county is Worcestershire’s 19th-century industrial legacy, at restored mills and canals.