Britain has many wonderful collections of trees in arboreta, botanic gardens and country parks. Many of these are some of the oldest collections in the world. I’ve created an interactive Google map showing the finest collections of trees in Britain.
Click on the map icons to read more about each collection and to visit its dedicated website. The map includes the following collections:
- Ardkinglas Woodland Garden
- Batsford Arboretum
- Beale Arboretum
- Bedgebury Pinetum
- Benmore Botanic Gardens
- Bicton Park Botanical Gardens
- Bodenham Arboretum
- Cambridge University Botanic Garden
- Dawyck Botanic Garden
- Dunira Park & Garden
- Glasgow Botanic Gardens
- Harcourt Arboretum
- Ken Broad Arboretum
- Kew Arboretum, Castle Howard
- Kilmun Arboretum Argyll Forest Park
- National Botanic Garden of Wales
- Oxford Botanic Garden
- RHS Garden Wisley
- Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
- Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh
- Sidmouth Arboretum
- Stone Lane Gardens and Arboretum
- Syon Park Gardens
- Throp Perrow Arboretum
- Westonbirt Arboretum
- Winkworth Arboretum
- Yorkshire Arboretum
I tried to ensure that this map represented a good geographic spread across Britain. If you think that I’ve made any serious omissions I would be pleased to update the map; just send me the details in a comment below.
 http://www.unique-cottages.co.uk/cottages/central/perthshire/east_turret. Refer to second para. re. Aboretum. Owner has 2 pages A4 sketch/map identifying many of the species.
One that you may or may not know is at Dunira, west of Comrie, Perthshire. Not big, but quite an interesting range.
Thank you Barbara. I don’t know it. Have you any more information you could provide me, such as a web address please?