Our members' support underpins the work we do here at the Yorkshire Arboretum. To become a member, or renew your membership, please visit the membership page, or call in at the Visitor Centre.

Access from 8am - 4pm every day from 1st February - 30th November
Later entry and café opening until 4.30pm at weekends from 1st May - 31st October

Membership benefits include:

  • Unlimited entry to the arboretum during standard opening hours

  • 10% off all items in the Arboretum Shop

  • 10% off all food and drink in the Arboretum Café

  • 10% off tickets to all public events

  • Exclusive “members only” entry for 2 hours before public opening

  • Free entry to:

    • The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

    • Westonbirt - The National Arboretum

    • Bedgebury Pinetum, Kent

    • Ryton Organic Gardens, Coventry

  • Free spring and autumn tours of Ray Wood

  • Regular newsletters

  • Exclusive members’ events


Members receive our newsletter either electronically or by post to enable them to remain up to date on developments at the arboretum, What's On information, news, views and pictures. Back issues can be viewed and downloaded by clicking on the images below: