Bedgebury National Pinetum & Forest

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

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Bedgebury National Pinetum & Forest

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

The National Pinetum is a world-class collection of conifers and a beautiful setting for a country walk in any season. The rolling hills of the High Weald AONB and a series of lakes, ponds and streams give Bedgebury a dramatic landscape to discover the beauty and diversity of trees. 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.

 

Please note: 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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    Recent Reviews:

    • hilslb
      Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Christmas lights at Bedgbury
      4 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 1st January 2023
      We enjoyed the Christmas display this year. We spent about 2 hours wandering through and taking photos. On arrival the display of fire behind the lake was very impressive (although I raced through... Read full review
    • kezzawood41
      Kent, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Christmas Trail
      3 of 5 stars
      Monday, 2nd January 2023
      Visited New Years Eve, staff were absolutely lovely but the trail was very disappointing this year!! We visited last December and it was amazing, so decided to book this year and couldn’t believe how... Read full review
    • debbiefZ7671XC
      Ashford, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Very disappointing
      3 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 4th January 2023
      Christmas at bedgebury was very disappointing, not as many lights at the start of our walk, got a bit better once you pass the cafe We also found the cafe food was bad quality warm-up and very dry... 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

    Bedgebury Pinetum (4 Jan 2022 - 4 Mar 2022)
    DayTimes
    Monday - Sunday08:00 - 17:00

    * Closing times change with the seasons.

    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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