The Arboretum is sited in the centre of England so it is fairly simple to reach it from any part of the country. It is close to all the Midlands motorways. See the map at the bottom of the page for help with directions from the A38.
M1 (southbound) - exit at Junction 28 and take the A38 south bypassing Derby and Burton or exit at Junction 24 and take the A50 west until you reach the A38 south.
M1 (northbound) - exit onto M6 north and exit M6 at Junction 4 taking the A446 north until it joins the M42 north - exit at Tamworth and take A5 west until you reach the A38 Derby/Burton exit.
M6 (southbound) - exit at Junction 12 and take the A5 south until you reach A38 exit.
M54 (eastbound) - exit at Junction 1 and take A460 towards Cannock passing over M6 continue towards Cannock - turn right onto A5 south and then leave A5 at A38 Burton/Derby exit.
Maps showing Location of the Arboretum.
If you would like to see a very detailed map of the area (1:25,000) then click here to go to Streetmap. This will open in a separate window.
If you would like a slightly smaller scale map (1:100,000) showing the surrounding area then click here to go to Streetmap. This again will open in a separate window.
If you would like an even smaller scale map (1:200,000) showing the Arboretum relative to the major road network then click here to go to Streetmap. This again will open in a separate window.
The diagram below shows the main roads in the vicinity of the Arboretum. The M42 is just off the map and the nearest point is at Tamworth.