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Westonbirt Arboretum’s Tree Spotter’s Guide

Dan Crowley

In the depths of the Cotswolds, near Tetbury in Gloucestershire, lies one of the most beautiful tree gardens in the world, known as Westonbirt Arboretum. Here you can find around 15,000 trees, each one lovingly labelled. They offer the perfect, picturesque setting for escaping from the pressures of everyday life.

Now, for the first time, 100 of the most popular British trees form the basis of this beautiful pocket guide. Illustrated with artwork depicting the tree and leaf, this covetable little book will educate and entertain with wonderfully concise text by one of the world’s leading tree experts from the Arboretum.

Pop this book in your pocket for a great day out spotting some of the most celebrated features of our landscape!

Biography

Westonbirt, The National Arboretum, is located in Gloucestershire, three miles from the Cotswold market town of Tetbury. The historic, Victorian picturesque landscape is managed by the Forestry Commission and supported by the Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum.
Within the 17 miles of accessible paths and five national collections, there are 15,000 labelled trees (around 2,500 different types of tree) from Britain, China, North America, Japan, Chile and other temperate climates.
Westonbirt attracts over 400,000 visitors per year and is known worldwide for its spectacular year round colour and magnificent displays.