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Bedgebury National Pinetum & Forest

Rother

Type:Forest

Park Lane, Goudhurst, Kent, TN17 2SJ

Tel: +44 01580 879820

Bedgebury National Pinetum & Forest

About

Open all year, Bedgebury National Pinetum & Forest is the perfect place for healthy outdoor activity.

The National Pinetum is home to one of the world's leading collections of conifers and offers a beautiful setting for peaceful walks and picnics. Bedgebury Forest features miles of family cycling and mountain-biking, walking, running and horse riding, as well as Go Ape tree top adventure, and adventure play for all ages and abilities.

The Visitor Centre features a cafe, a cycle hire shop (including adapted cycles), toilets, showers, a bike wash area, information centre and a community classroom.

Vehicle admission fee applies

 

Guide Prices

vehicle admission fee applies

Events

Thursday, 1st February 2018 - Sunday, 4th November 2018

The Highway Rat Activity Trails
more info

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

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    341
  • Very Good
    171
  • Average
    28
  • Poor
    17
  • Terrible
    5

Recent Reviews:

  • WalkingInLA
    Los Angeles, California
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Loved our hike. Great bathrooms and cafe.
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 15th July 2018
    Our first time here. Several families on a Sat. We walked along the paths. Enjoyed the old bridge and seeing the pond. Trees are marked and paths are clearly marked too. We walked round the pond... Read full review
  • 352pete
    Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Family fun but not for MTBers
    2 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 19th June 2018
    Went to Bedgebury last weekend, arrived around 10.30 and the place was almost full but we found a parking space. I think it cost £13 to park weekends and £10 week days. The red run has good signage... Read full review
  • Jack H
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Mountain Biking
    3 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 17th June 2018
    I will start with parking, I arrived at 12:30 and was charged £13 to park my car there while riding! Furthermore, the 13km red route, I felt the trail didn't flow very well between sections, this... 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

Awards

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

Opening Times

2018 (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

* Open all year. 8am till dusk (8pm in summer)

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