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An unfinished masterpiece
Established in the 20th century, this hillside arboretum has now been maintained by the National Trust for 60 years and has built up a collection of more than 1,000 different shrubs and trees, many of them rare.
Visit any time of year for a delightful stroll through the personal plant collection of one man, who was passionate about shrubs and trees. The Collection and setting are too unique to ever disappoint.
The most impressive displays are in spring, with magnolias, bluebells and azaleas, and autumn, when the colour of the foliage is stunning.
In the summer it is an ideal place for family days out and picnics.
In spring large areas of the arboretum are covered by a stunning carpet of bluebells.
To find out when the displays are at their best please keep an eye on our Facebook page, where we'll be posting all the latest updates.
At weekends our car park can get very busy, so if possible we recommend visiting on a weekday during the bluebells.
Winkworth through the seasons
Whatever the season, our award-winning collection of trees and shrubs provides a constantly changing display of stunning colour.
We've put together this video to give you an idea of the fantastic views you can experience here around the arboretum.