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Where do you Park for the Barnwood Arboretum?

Where do you Park for the Barnwood Arboretum?

Barnwood Park and Arboretum is located off Church Lane, Barnwood. Car parking on Church Lane and By St Lawrence’s Church.

Is Barnwood Arboretum free?

Barnwood Park is a green open space and is therefore free to use. Admission into the Arboretum is also free.

How big is Barnwood Park and Arboretum?

6 hectare
​​​​​​​Barnwood Park and Arboretum​ Located in the Barnwood ward, this 6 hectare Green Flag awarded open space is a fantastic asset to the City.

Where is Alney?

Alney Island is an island in the River Severn near Gloucester. The Severn splits into two channels (known as East Channel and West Channel) at Upper Parting (the northernmost tip of Alney), and merges again at Lower Parting to the south.

Where is Barnwood Arboretum and Park in Gloucester?

The Friends of Barnwood Arboretum created a wildlife pond thanks to grants from the Gloucestershire Environmental Trust Company and Gloucester City Council. The Arboretum & Park are situated on Church Lane, Barnwood, Gloucester. GL4 3JB

How does the Friends of Barnwood Arboretum work?

The Friends of Barnwood Arboretum work with Gloucester City Council to develop and maintain the site and organise events to bring people closer to nature. If you want to hold an event in Barnwood Park you will need to obtain permission from Gloucester City Council. Before planning your event please email: [email protected]

Is it free to go to Barnwood Park?

Entry is free .The park and arboretum have many mature trees and in the arboretum the unimproved grassland provides habitat for birds, insects and small mammals. The arboretum is grazed by Dexter cattle in late summer and sheep in the autumn/winter.

Can You take Your Dog to Barnwood Arboretum?

Dogs are allowed on the whole site but must be kept on a lead at all times in the Arboretum (Local Nature Reserve). If you would like to join the Friends of Barnwood Arboretum mailing list see below or on our contact page. We are a friendly group of volunteers who enjoy spending time in Barnwood Park and Arboretum.