Education Centre

The Education Centre at Batsford is an ideal space for schools, local clubs, workshops, presentations and much more!

The beautiful 14 metres x 7 metres building is made from Scandinavian Pine with a Cedar Shingle roof. It’s fully heated and equipped with a kitchen area, 60 chairs, 2 large and 9 small trestle tables.

If you would like to hire the Education Centre for your own event, contact us on 01386 701441 or email Private hire costs are as follows:

1 hour – £25
Half day (up to 4 hours) – £50
Full day (up to 8 hours) – £90

If you’d like to include Arboretum entry as part of your event, our standard admission rates apply. Groups of 20 people or more will qualify for our group admission rate of £7.50 per adult and £3.00 per child.

Please note: If you’re including Arboretum admission with your event, full payment is required before entering (either on the day or in advance). Groups of 20+ must be paid for altogether in a single transaction in order to receive the group admission rate – we can take payment for both the Education Centre and Arboretum entry over the phone on 01386 701441 or in person at our Arboretum admissions desk.

Catering for your event can be provided by our on-site café, they can be contacted directly at for more information and a quote.

Education Centre at Batsford Arboretum
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