UK Centre of Remembrance and Charitable Organisation
Near Lichfield, Staffordshire
The National Memorial Arboretum is a large, open air, special place for remembering those people in the armed forces and civil services who have served, or continue to serve, our nation.
With over 50,000 trees and 250+ dedicated memorials, The National Memorial Arboretum covers 150 acres and offers something for everyone.
Why not visit today and see for yourself the lasting tribute to those who have served their country or who have died in conflict.
Recommended on The Best of Lichfield
In 2009, The National Memorial Arboretum underwent a redevelopment campaign to create a world-renowned Remembrance Centre worthy of those who give so much to our Country and offers a wide range of facilities including:
The National Memorial Arboretum welcomes over 300,000 visitors per year including service personnel, military wives, veterans, students, families, individuals and more!
If you're planning on visiting as a group, please make sure you pre-book to avoid disappointment.
Celebrating 20 years
Since it's official opening twenty years ago, the Arboretum has grown into an inspirational living landscape where family, friends and comrades can celebrate lives lived and remember lives lost.
We are making three pledges in which we commit to continue to engage people in Remembrance, adopt and advocate for sustainable practices, and nurture a space that is inclusive and accessible to all. In partnership with the National Forest, a large part of this work will include the creation of a living memorial commemorating lives lost during the pandemic.
View their online exhibition celebrating The Arboretum at 20 by following the link.
If you're looking for a venue to hold a private reception, corporate function or event, The National Memorial Arboretum offers panoramic views, excellent facilities, dedicated events staff, quality catering and more.
To discuss your event and to obtain a full price list contact a member of the events team today.
01283 792 333
The National Memorial Arboretum hold a rolling programme of events, click here to visit the website to find out more!
Special conditions have been put in place under Government guidelines and pre-booking is essential.
Follow this link for up to date information.
The National Memorial Arboretum is open:
Daily : 9:00am - 5:00pm (last admission is 4.30pm)
Free admission, donations welcome.
Please note there is a car park charge.
For days out and attractions in and around Lichfield, visit The National Memorial Arboretum and see "where our Nation remembers".
Beautiful but sad.
Very sombre and humble place, I love it
Nice place to visit to pay respects
As a Veteran, I can reflect and remember those that didn't come back and those still suffering, for our freedom. RIP.
Excellent day out for all the family, all the staff was very pleasant and helpful and the 2 course meal I had was excellent also. Well done all keep up …
The following Cookies are used on this Site. Users who allow all the Cookies will enjoy the best experience and all functionality on the Site will be available to you.
You can choose to disable any of the Cookies by un-ticking the box below but if you do so your experience with the Site is likely to be diminished.
In order to interact with this site.
To help us to measure how users interact with content and pages on the Site so we can make things better.
To show content from Google Maps.
To show content from YouTube.
To show content from Vimeo.
To share content across multiple platforms.
To view and book events.
To show user avatars and twitter feeds.
To show content from TourMkr.
To interact with Facebook.
To show content from WalkInto.