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What makes a Green Father Christmas?

Children asked for their ideas to help launch Westonbirt Arboretum’s Enchanted Christmas event

Children have the chance to get into the festive spirit a little early this year.

Unexplored Autumn Colour at Westonbirt, The National Arboretum

There’s more to autumn at Westonbirt, The National Arboretum, than the world famous maples

Westonbirt, The National Arboretum is gearing up for the huge numbers who travel each autumn to see the world famous show of colour.

Traditional Skills revival in Westonbirt's Woodlands

A project using traditional skills to restore ancient woodland will start a new phase this autumn at Westonbirt, The National Arboretum, in Gloucestershire.

The new cycle is part of a long term coppice restoration and management plan for Silk Wood; the 147 hectare (363 acres) ancient woodland in the Forestry Commission managed arboretum in Gloucestershire.

Cotswolds 9th annual dry-stone walling competition taking place in October

On Sunday 3rd October, dry-stone wallers from across the region will be taking part in this year's annual Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) Open Dry Stone Walling Competition, organised by the Cotswolds Conservation Board. The competition will be held at Broadfield Farm, Tetbury, Gloucestershire
 

University of Gloucestershire joins forces with The National Arboretum

From woodland trails to landscape design, the possibilities for students, staff and the public are endless, thanks to a new partnership between the University of Gloucestershire and Westonbirt, The National Arboretum, managed by the Forestry Commission.

Record numbers flock to Westonbirt's Festival of the Tree

A record number of visitors attended this year's Festival of the Tree at Westonbirt, The National Arboretum.

Over 22,000 adults, concessions and children visited over the seven day event, which culminated in an auction of the Sculptree giant wood carvings on Bank Holiday Monday.

Free Entry at award winning Court Barn Museum in Chipping Campden

Winner of the Campaign for the Protection of Rural England Award in 2009, Court Barn Museum in Chipping Campden will be offering free entry to all visitors on Friday 10 and Saturday 11 September as part of its ongoing commitment to offering access to all.

Park for free at this years’ Moreton Show

Great news for those planning to visit what is believed to be the UK’s largest one day agricultural show this year.  A new travel system is being implemented for this years’ Moreton Show to ensure that visitors can spend even more time at the action packed event.

New Courses in Environment and Sustainability

From reducing your carbon footprint to environmental legislation, there can be a lot to learn when it comes to making your business greener and more sustainable.

Discover the rivers of the Cotswolds

From Saturday 4th September, the Cotswolds Conservation Board will be holding its first Cotswolds Rivers Week to help local residents and visitors discover more about these rich habitats and special features of the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) during the 2010 International Year of Biodiversity.
 

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