Queenswood Country Park and Arboretum
Average time spent – 2+ hours.
Things to do at Queenswood Country Park and Arboretum review
Queenswood Country Park is a large family-friendly park with an arboretum in Leominster, Herefordshire.
The biggest draw for families is the Gruffalo trail. It features 5 larger than life sculptures from the popular story by Julia Donaldson. Make sure you pick up the activity pack with added extras to complete along the trail. This is available at the Queenswood gift shop for £1, you don’t need the pack to find the sculptures. The trail itself is 1.5km long and suitable for buggies and pushchairs.
The arboretum covers 47 acres with over 1,200 rare and exotic trees from all over the world. Plus 123 acres of semi-natural ancient woodland. There are easy access paths and waymarked trails (in addition to the Gruffalo trail). As well as a visitor centre there are picnic facilities including three on-site barbecues and a pizza oven you can hire. Make sure you visit the panoramic viewpoint where you can admire views of the Malvern Hills and the Black mountains.
Kids will love the large woodland adventure playground. There is plenty to climb, swing and play on.
Covid 19 – Please check the website or social media of an attraction before visiting. Many places may be open differently and some remain closed. Reviews do not mention all of these changes or possible price changes. Most places now require you to pre-book online in advance.
Important Information Queenswood Country Park and Arboretum
Eating – There is a family run cafe serving snacks, ice-creams, drinks and hot meals.
Facilities in brief – Large parkland with arboretum including waymarked paths and trails including the Gruffalo trail, large wooden adventure playground. There are toilets and a cafe.
Entry price – *FREE
*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *FREE. The park is free to visit. All day parking costs up to £4 and the Gruffalo trail pack costs £1.
Opening: Queenswood Country park is open all year round, the visitor centre may not always be open. For up to date opening times and dates please visit their website.
Dog friendly? Dogs are welcome
Information on accessibility – There are a number of surfaced, easy access paths joined together into a waymarked trail, for those using electric mobility vehicles (EMVs). The car park includes disabled parking spaces.
Address: Dinmore Hill Leominster HR6 0PY, Herefordshire, England. Phone: 01432 530088
Category – Park – Outdoors – Suitable for all ages