This summer the rare and elusive purple emperor was found in not one but three locations within the Heart of England Forest.
Whilst our main focus is to plant native broadleaf trees, the magnificent daimyo oak from the Far East is a hidden treasure waiting to be discovered.
In addition to over 630 trees and shrubs, there’s wonderful wildlife in the Arboretum. Here’s our spotter’s guide to what to look out for.
The kaleidoscope of seasonal colours and diverse collection of trees makes the Arboretum the perfect place for autumn walks.
The Heart of England Forest internship programme provides budding foresters with the skills and experience needed to forge a career within the modern forestry industry.