Welcome to Keele University Arboretum

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National Collection of Flowering Cherries

Keele's collection of 240 varieties of Flowering Cherry has been awarded National Collection status by Plant Heritage. Find out more here.

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All About our Trees

Find out about the trees growing here as well as memorial, commemorative and donated trees.

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Virtual Nature Trails

Two virtual nature trails allow you to enjoy the campus from the comfort of your chair!
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Recent and past sightings

Check out what's been seen recently on campus and send in your sightings too.
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All about the other flora and fauna on campus

Find out all about  the birds, flowers, insects and mammals on campus as well.

We hope you enjoy your visit to our site. If you have any comments then please use this page


Many people have contributed to the arboretum and its website. In particular my thanks go to Peter Thomas, Graham Lees, John Downing and Jane Barker.


All images used on this site are © David W Emley unless indicated otherwise and must not be used without permission.