Category: Community

The many benefits of volunteering

It’s Volunteers Week 2024 so we are celebrating our hard working and dedicated volunteers, without whom Tortworth Arboretum would still be overrun with rhododendron, bamboo and bramble. We can’t thank you enough for your ongoing passion and enthusiasm for bashing, digging, lugging, sawing, chopping, lopping and all the other tasks you take on, and for being part of the Tortworth community. Read more

Join our team!

We are searching for a new Woodland Wellbeing Programme Manager to join our team. For full details and information on...

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Your arboretum needs you!

We need to raise £30-40k for a 5-year-old 16-seater minibus and we need your help! We're running a raffle with some amazing one off prizes, including a stay for two at the Hotel De Vere Tortworth Court. Read more

Green gift ideas

If, like us, you're trying to be more sustainable this season we have some fabulous gifts from the forest which will never end up in landfill!

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A season for change

After more than 9 years, Bec, the founder of Tortworth Forest Centre is stepping away from the staff team to work her magic on new projects and adventures in Somerset. 

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If you’ve visited Tortworth lately you may have noticed a little more buzz than usual! Over the past few months...

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A poem to share

We recently received a poem from Chris Roe. We’re not sure why Chris shared it, but it was lovely, so...

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The World in the Woodland – Artist Commission

Tortworth Forest Centre invites applications to an artist commission, ‘The World In The Woodland’, which aims to explore the multiple histories, expansive geographical connections and new imaginative possibilities within the Tortworth tree collection.

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