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Westonbirt Arboretum is an arboretum near Tetbury in Gloucestershire, England. It is managed by the National Arboreta , which also manages Bedgebury Pinetum. The arboretum was established in 1829 by Robert Holford , and was later helped by his son George Holford . After the death of George in 1926 ownership passed to his nephew the forth Lord Morley , and eventually to the Forestry Commission in 1956.
Westonbirt comprises some 18,000 trees and shrubs, over an area of approximately 600 acres (2.4 km²). Its 17 miles (27 km) of marked paths are popular with visitors, and provide access to a wide variety of rare plants.
- Forestry Commission - Westonbirt Arboretum
- Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum
- Tetbury Chamber of Commerce and Industry - Westonbirt Arboretum
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