Visit the Arboretum

The Arboretum contains the best collection of trees in Oxfordshire, including some of the oldest redwoods and finest conifer collections in the UK, set within 130 acres of historic Picturesque landscape. The Arborteum has been part of the Botanic Garden since 1963 and is a 15 minute drive from Oxford.

 

 

 

Admissions charges

Adults: £5.45

Adults + Gift Aid: £6.00

Children under 16: Free*

*must be accompanied by a paying family member

Buy online now

£25.00, or £20.50 for concessions.
Valid for 1 year from date of purchase, find out more and buy online

You could also consider becoming a Friend of the Oxford Botanic Garden and Arboretum and enjoy free or reduced entry to 13 botanic gardens across the country from £36 a year. 

Friends of the Oxford Botanic Garden and Arboretum, Edinburgh, Chelsea Physic, Bristol, Wales, Ness and Birmingham Botanic Gardens may enter for free with their membership card. 

Concessions include senior citizens (over 65), University of Oxford Alumni, non-Oxford students. Proof of concessionary status is required at the point of purchase.

Concessionary Day Ticket: £4.00

(with Gift Aid): £4.50

Registered disabled and carer: Free

Dogs are not permitted at the Arboretum, with the exception of registered assistance dogs (these may be required to wear an identification coat or marker on their lead or harness).

How to get here

https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d2473.6520154887816!2d-1.2006594842711406!3d51.68451240555886!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x4876c086efec5927%3A0xcc7a894a6362b058!2sHarcourt+Arboretum!5e0!3m2!1sen!2suk!4v1513868903335

Get online directions
By car
On public transport
Walking
Cycling

Address
Oxford Lodge,
Peacock Gate,
Nuneham Courtenay
OX44 9PX

Telephone
01865 610 305

 

 

Public transport

The Arboretum is served by the X38/X39/X40 route from Oxford to Wallingford and Reading. If travelling from Oxford, your journey from the bus stop on St Aldates should take around 10 minutes. Alight at the second bus stop in Nuneham Courtenay and cross the road to enter via the pedestrian entrance at the bottom of our car park. If travelling from Reading, your journey should take around one hour. Alight at the first bus stop in Nuneham Courtenay and enter through the pedestrian entrance at the bottom of our car park. For more details, please see the Thames Travel website

Cars and cycling

From Oxford: On the Eastern Bypass, head to Heyford Hill Roundabout, and take the exit for the A4074 to Reading. The Arboretum is on the right, just as you leave the village of Nuneham Courtenay.

From Reading: Follow the A4074 to Oxfordshire. The Arboretum is on the left, just as you enter the village of Nuneham Courtenay. 

Cyclists coming from Oxford are recommended to come via Cowley Road, Hollow Way and the B480, then through Toot Baldon and Marsh Baldon to avoid busy roads. 

Access and facilities

As there are no refreshment facilities available at the Arboretum, visitors are very welcome to bring a picnic. Toilet facilities, including an adapted toilet and baby changing, are available in the Lodge during opening hours.

Detailed access information is available here.

Dogs are not permitted at the Arboretum, with the exception of registered assistance dogs (these may be required to wear an identification coat or marker on their lead or harness).

List of site pages