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Where does your money go?

Shipwreck at Bedgebury visitor centre play areaBedgebury is a not-for-profit visitor attraction that welcomes over quarter of a million visitors each year 

All car parking charges are re-invested by the Forestry Commission into:

 Offering affordable, safe, healthy family recreation - with access for all

 Maintaining our facilities - signage, tracks, buildings, play equipment

 Providing staff and an information office, to help you enjoy your visit

 Managing the forest to protect the environment and provide safe access

 Managing the National Pinetum - the world's finest conifer collection

 Carrying out vital international tree conservation work

 Delivering education programmes to thousands of people of all ages

 Offering Health Walks, Green Gym, volunteering opportunities

 Supporting a Concessions Scheme to make Bedgebury accessible to all

 Providing facilities for charities to stage fundraising events and activities

 Telling people about trees, wildlife, sustainability, climate change

 Providing a valuable source of local employment

 Providing an award-winning outdoor recreation site

 Offering cycle coaching to people with a disability


Bedgebury Office

01580 879820

England's Woods and Forests are cared for by Forest Enterprise England, an agency of the Forestry Commission.