Books

Westonbirt Arboretum’s Plant and Flower Spotter’s Guide

Dan Crowley (and others)


Get back to nature with this easy to use guide to Britain's greenery.

From the experts at Westonbirt Arboretum in the depths of the Cotswolds, with one of the most beautiful gardens in the world, comes this beautiful pocket guide covering 100 popular wild plants and flowers.

Categorised by type of plant, the simple layout ensures that this text is easy to use ‘on the go’. Meadow Saffron, Sweet Woodruff and Solomon’s Seal are just a few examples of the vibrant entries - each accompanied by two beautiful images and a short description.

Illustrated with enchanting colour artwork, depicting each plant and their individual bloom or sprig, this covetable book will educate and entertain with text by two leading experts from the Arboretum and the Forestry Commission.

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.