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A new Treetop Walkway in the UK uses the topography of the land, after £1.9m was raised for its construction
The longest treetop walkway in the UK has opened to the public in the National Arboretum at Westonbirt, designed by Glenn Howells Architects with engineers Buro Happold. The STIHL Treetop Walkway starts and finishes on ground level using the topography of the land, rising 13m as it follows the valley floor. It seamlessly integrates itself into its environment thanks to a sensitive approach to design and selection of materials. The sinuous elevated 300m route meanders through the arboretum, offering the chance to get up close with trees and the canopy, as well as glorious views across the historic downs landscape. At four key points, the walkway ‘bulges’ out to form hotspots where visitors can engage with their natural surroundings, and a ‘crows rises up over the walkway, wrapping around a 36m tall black pine tree, and offering the chance for people to stop and take in

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