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Bedgebury National Pinetum & Forest

Bedgebury Road, Goudhurst, CRANBROOK, Kent, TN17 2SJ

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Bedgebury National Pinetum & Forest

About

Bedgebury has reopened. However, to allow for social distancing, it has limited capacity in its car park. Some facilities remain closed: please check here before travelling.

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Open every day, Bedgebury is the perfect place for cyclng, walking, riding and playing in a spectacular world of trees.

The National Pinetum is a world-class collection of dramatic conifers and a beautiful setting for a country walk in all seasons. The two thousand-acre Bedgebury Forest offers miles of family cycling, mountain-biking, riding, walking and adventure play for all ages and abilities.

The Visitor Centre has cycle hire, refreshments and showers. As a location for healthy outdoor activity in a beautiful setting, Bedgebury is in a class of its own.

Find out more in this blog post: An Autumn Walk at Bedgebury Pinetum and Forest.

 

Guide Prices

vehicle admission fee applies

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Travelers Choice 2020
  • Excellent
    472
  • Very Good
    218
  • Average
    58
  • Poor
    34
  • Terrible
    15

Recent Reviews:

  • evabK706KE
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Lovely place but confusing signs
    4 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 10th October 2020
    A beautiful place and well maintained. I love pine trees and was recommended this place. We live one hour from Bedgebury, so ideal. However the signage is confusing and inadequate. We noticed many... Read full review
  • Venture33102098018
    East Sussex, United Kingdom
    Great place for all the family
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 11th October 2020
    Always a good time with family and friends. Beautiful walks and cycling paths. Large picnic tables are in various places. Will definitely be returning. Read full review
  • AndreK933
    London, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Better than expected.
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 11th October 2020
    Friends recommended the Pinetum and we thought we would take a drive out for a visit. On our way there it was driving rain and luckily it cleared just as we parked and stayed nice our entire visit... Read full review

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Located close to the Kent/East Sussex border, approximately 2 miles north of Flimwell and within an hour's travel from London, Ashford, Hastings. From London leave the M25 at junction 5 and join the A21 southbound towards Hastings. Bedgebury is signposted off the A21 on the B2079.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest Railway Stations - Wadhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Etchingham, Staplehurst, Marden

Facilities

Catering

  • On-Site cafe/restaurant
  • Picnic Site

Establishment Features

  • All weather attraction
  • Dogs admitted on a lead
  • Horse Riding
  • Open New Year
  • Toilets

Leisure Facilities

  • Cycle Hire

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • Groups Accepted

Provider Preferences

  • Forest Location

Specialist Features

  • Cyclists welcome
  • Family Fun

Opening Times

2020 (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)

* Open all year, 8am – dusk (6pm during summer) except Christmas Day
Seasonal changes to closing time:
Until 18 October 6pm
19 October - 1 November 5pm
2 – 19 November 4pm
20 November – 31 December 3.30pm
1 – 31 January 2021 4pm


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  • Wanderlust Chloe Sept 2020

Events

Friday, 20th November 2020 - Thursday, 31st December 2020

Christmas at BedgeburyFollowing last year's sell-out success Christmas at Bedgebury returns to the award-winning National Pinetum. Inspired by the landscape itself, visitors can explore a winterland of trees from around the world, dramatically illuminated with stunning lights.
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Awards

  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Trip Advisor Travellers’ Choice award Trip Advisor Travellers’ Choice award 2020
  • Visit England Awards -VisitEngland Visitor Attraction - Welcome 2017 VisitEngland Visitor Attraction - Welcome 2017 2018

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