Group of people listening to storyteller

Wild Wonder at Westonbirt – Children’s Book Festival

Friday, 15 September 2023 8:00am to Sunday, 17 September 2023 4:00pm


Westonbirt, The National Arboretum

Accessibility features

  • Access for Wheelchair Users Access for Wheelchair Users
  • Accessible toilet
  • Baby Changing Facilities
  • Changing Place Facility
  • Family Friendly
  • PA/Carer Free Entry
  • Public Transport Links

Does your child love books? Do they dream of meeting their favourite author, illustrator or TV presenter? 

Then, Wild Wonder at Westonbirt, the nature-inspired book festival at Westonbirt is the place to be!

Workshop ticket prices include free entry into the arboretum so you can enjoy a whole day in nature.

Festival highlights include: 

• Author Jacqueline Wilson, creator of characters including Tracy Beaker and Hetty Feather, tells stories about her writing life.

• TV wildlife presenter Philippa Forrester is set to impress all with amazing animal facts.

Enjoy workshops, performances and activities with trails, book signings and craft sessions set amongst the trees. Bucket loads of fun, wonder, exploration, inspiration and learning.

For full schedule and to book tickets see: