Spring Celebration 2024

Tortworth Forest Centre Tortworth Arboretum, Off Tortworth Road, Wotton Under Edge, South Gloucestershire, United Kingdom

We welcome back The Island Folk Choir as we welcome in the Spring this March.

Get Tickets Free – £15.00

Guest event: Nature Connection Day

Tortworth Forest Centre Tortworth Arboretum, Off Tortworth Road, Wotton Under Edge, South Gloucestershire, United Kingdom

This is the third Nature Connection Session from Wild&Well; part of a series based on the 5 pathways to Nature Connection

Get Tickets £7.00 – £15.00 9 tickets left

Basket Weaving Workshop

Tortworth Forest Centre Tortworth Arboretum, Off Tortworth Road, Wotton Under Edge, South Gloucestershire, United Kingdom

Join us for a delightful day immersed in the ancient art of willow weaving at our tranquil outdoor venue nestled within an ancient arboretum. Our one-day "Introduction to Basketry" course offers a unique opportunity to learn the traditional craft of basket making, with a focus on creating your very own foraging or berry basket. Under...

Get Tickets £45.00 – £65.00 10 tickets left

Walk and Talk – Tortworth Arboretum

Tortworth Forest Centre Tortworth Arboretum, Off Tortworth Road, Wotton Under Edge, South Gloucestershire, United Kingdom

Join our Collection Manager, Jake, for a few hours of happy rambling, learning about the arboretums past, present and future

Get Tickets £8.00 – £10.00

Bluebell Visitor Day

Tortworth Forest Centre Tortworth Arboretum, Off Tortworth Road, Wotton Under Edge, South Gloucestershire, United Kingdom

This month we’re celebrating a forest floor spectacle as bluebells carpet the arboretum!

Get Tickets Free – £22.00

Walk and talk – Dawn Chorus

Tortworth Forest Centre Tortworth Arboretum, Off Tortworth Road, Wotton Under Edge, South Gloucestershire, United Kingdom

You are invited to an extra special pre-dawn tour of Tortworth Arboretum. A dawn chorus walk is an invigorating and rewarding way to begin a day. We'll meet at the Roundhouse at 4.45am (yes that early, but it's only one day and we promise it will be worth it!) for an introduction to the different...

Get Tickets £10.00 – £17.00

Spring Feast and Forage

Tortworth Forest Centre Tortworth Arboretum, Off Tortworth Road, Wotton Under Edge, South Gloucestershire, United Kingdom

Spend a relaxing day in the woods enjoying good food and company around the fire. We will spend some time talking about foraging and more historical methods of cooking and food production, then concentrating on the more easily identifiable and readily available plants we will collect some out in the woods before returning to the...

Get Tickets £35.00 – £55.00

Walk and Talk – Bluebells

Tortworth Forest Centre Tortworth Arboretum, Off Tortworth Road, Wotton Under Edge, South Gloucestershire, United Kingdom

Join our Event Manager, Katy, for a happy ramble around the arboretum during this beautiful season. We'll learn about facts, figures and folklore around bluebells, and why they grow here in such abundance. 

Get Tickets £8.00 – £10.00

Make a Foraging Pouch Workshop

Tortworth Forest Centre Tortworth Arboretum, Off Tortworth Road, Wotton Under Edge, South Gloucestershire, United Kingdom

Are you sometimes out for a walk and see something you would like to collect but think oh, I wish I had brought a bag with me? Well this is your chance to solve this problem and create yourself something to be proud of at the same time. Come and make your very own extending...

Get Tickets £45.00 – £65.00

Handkerchief Tree Visitor Day

Tortworth Forest Centre Tortworth Arboretum, Off Tortworth Road, Wotton Under Edge, South Gloucestershire, United Kingdom

Join us on 18th May for a self-guided walk through the tranquil Dell of Tortworth Arboretum. This month we’re celebrating one of our favourite specimens, the Handkerchief Tree!

Get Tickets Free – £20.00

All things lavender workshop

Tortworth Forest Centre Tortworth Arboretum, Off Tortworth Road, Wotton Under Edge, South Gloucestershire, United Kingdom

Spend a relaxing few hours on a summers evening enjoying working with the wonderful aroma of lavender. Learn how to make lavender wands to place around your home to ensure a lasting scent of calm. And create some natural products using lavender to make the most of its natural relaxing and calming qualities. Knowledge required:...

Get Tickets £12.00 – £18.00 10 tickets left

Nettle Cordage Workshop

Tortworth Forest Centre Tortworth Arboretum, Off Tortworth Road, Wotton Under Edge, South Gloucestershire, United Kingdom

Nettles are amazing plants; no only do they provide us with the materials to make stinging nettle cordage, they’re also edible, full of nutrients and have medicinal properties. Did you know that nettles have been made to make everything from binding, necklaces cords, bracelets, hafting tools, nets, small baskets etc for more than 3000 years?...

Get Tickets £17.00 – £22.00