Bedgebury Forest is ideal for cycling, riding, adventure play and Go Ape. Visit the National Pinetum, the world's finest conifer collection, perfect for walks and picnics.
Safe, healthy outdoor fun for all ages and abilities. Open all year & great value for money, Bedgebury is the place to visit on the Kent/Sussex border.
Stick Man Trail
Join Stick Man on an adventure around Bedgebury from Sat 23 November to Thurs 30 January 2014. Hunt for clues and make your own Stick Man. Trail packs cost £1.
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Christmas tree sales
You can buy your Christmas trees from Bedgebury once again this year, but this time they will be sold from the visitor centre instead of the walled garden. Visit our Christmas tree sales page or call 01580 879820 for further details.
Go Ape - Tree Top Juniors
We're excited to announce that the Go Ape Tree Top Junior Adventure is now open at Bedgebury! For more information and to book visit Go Ape.
MTB news - The new Rock Section ‘Bikea’ and Magic Carpet have now been re-opened. After a short break the contractor will be back to start work on the final two sections of the planned work. Once Deliverance and Fibreglass trees are complete we will have an amazing trail for you to ride!We're already getting some great feedback which makes it all worth while.
Just remember that while some sections of the trail remain closed for repairs, ensure that you follow all safety and diversion signage at all times.
The National Pinetum at Bedgebury is recognised as the most complete collection of conifers on one site anywhere in the world, and contains over 12,000 tree specimens growing across 320 acres including rare, endangered and historically important specimens. It provides a beautiful and tranquil setting to enjoy walks and picnics giving enormous pleasure to all those who visit it all year round. This is brought to life with Seasonal Trails which highlight particular points of interest and hidden gems amongst the collection. A network of paths throughout enables easy access for all levels of ability.
Bedgebury offers all-ability scenic walking routes through the Pinetum and forest, promoting healthy living, including gentle strolls, guided walks, health walks and mapped trails.
Do you fancy reliving the adventures of the famous explorers who brought back some of our most exotic trees and shrubs from the farthest corners of the world?
Are you looking for a gentle family cycle ride in a beautiful woodland setting, or maybe some high-speed mountain biking round Bedgebury's challenging singletrack?
Enjoy two to three hours of adventure high above the forest floor, taking on Zip Wires, Tarzan Swings and a variety of Crossings. Take a look and book on our Go Ape page.
Find new dedicated way-marked trails linking with existing bridlepaths, creating a network of horse-friendly routes around the forest.
Bedgebury is the ideal place for people to learn about trees, the environment and themselves. Bedgebury's National Pinetum, a world-class tree collection, contains conifers from across the globe as well as a range of wildlife habitats that are ideal for environmental studies.
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