Bedgebury National Pinetum & Forest

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

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Bedgebury National Pinetum & Forest

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Bedgebury is often busy at peak times and has limited capacity in its car park. Please consider visiting off-peak if you can, and please check here before travelling. Occasionally the car park gets full and has to be closed at short notice, so it's good to have a Plan B. We heartily recommend Bewl Water, just over 5 miles away.

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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.

 

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vehicle admission fee applies

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    Recent Reviews:

    • Bob W
      Offshore
      £14 for the car park at weekend.
      3 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 20th June 2021
      Its an OK walk but you don't get any extra for the entry fee. Pleasant but overpriced. There are many free walks in the area just as nice. Read full review
    • Toff-the-lop
      Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
      Excellent place for a trail ride or walk
      5 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 22nd July 2021
      Thursday before school holidays, so £10 parking all day, MTB trails as good as ever, they have had some track improvements last 4/5 months, did a circuit then took a stroll around the area good info... Read full review
    • david g
      Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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      Couples
      Most expensive and overrated walk ever.
      1 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 27th July 2021
      £14 to park for a walk! Utter ripoff and will never visit again. We were there for an hour and a half. Makes London look cheap! I have read your response to others about costs, but hitting people... 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

    September 2021 (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)
    DayTimes
    Monday - Sunday08:00 - 19:00
    Bank HolidayOpen
    May to August 2021 (1 May 2021 - 31 Aug 2021)
    DayTimes
    Monday - Sunday08:00 - 20:00
    Bank HolidayOpen
    February 20201 (1 Feb 2022 - 28 Feb 2022)
    DayTimes
    Monday - Sunday08:00 - 17:00
    Bank HolidayOpen

    Video

    • Wanderlust Chloe Sept 2020

    Awards

    • Visit England Awards -VisitEngland Visitor Attraction - Welcome 2017 VisitEngland Visitor Attraction - Welcome 2017 2018
    • Regional and Miscellaneous -Tourism South East Member 2020 Tourism South East Member 2020 2020

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