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Adventure play



Would you like to relive the adventures of the famous explorers who brought back some of our most exotic trees and shrubs from the farthest corners of the world?

Children playing in the shipwreck adventure play area. Bedgebury forestlBedgebury's specially-designed play area reflects some of the challenges faced by intrepid plant-hunters through the ages.  



Follow the 2km forest road and paths which take you round the edge of the play area. Discover the shipwreck, the mighty tree house, the giant rope swing and ant's nest and much more! Take an adventure along the woodchip paths too and see how many of the other play structures you can find!

The shipwreck

  • The shipwreck
  • The native village
  • The mighty tree house
  • The butterfly climbing wall
  • The giant spider and webs
  • The dragonfly
  • The huge rope swing
  • The tree stump and tunnels
  • The campsite
  • The adventure trail
  • The ants nest

The pathways and much of the equipment is accessible to children of all ages and abilities. Access is via a mixture of forest paths and roads, and woodchip paths.

Bedgebury Ant's nest

    Adventure play area. Bedgebury




 Children of ALL ages can also have great fun creating their own adventure play among the trees!

Children on a ranger led event building a den.      In the forest...



               ...and the Pinetum! Natural play in Bedgebury Pinetum

Last updated: 11th July 2018

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