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Why bring your school to Bedgebury?

Children on a ranger led event in Bedgebury.





•Award-winning education service led by experienced staff

•Excellent year-round facilities: a fully-equipped classroom with nearby toilets, and undercover eating space for 60 children

•Great value for money - new lower prices for 2012/13

•The National Pinetum: the finest collection of conifers on one site in the world.

•A range of wildlife habitats suitable for environmental studies

•Programmes which support the National Curriculum and cross-curricular work

•Plant Hunter's Play Trail: one of the best adventure play trails in the South East. Why not combine a half day led education visit with a session on our play trail?

Visit us all year round

Bedgebury has plenty to offer, no matter when you come. We lead school and group visits at any time of year and can adapt programmes to suit the season of your visit.

Programmes led by Bedgebury education staff

Bedgebury's Education Team leads full and half day programmes throughout the year, subject to seasonal variation (please see left hand menu).

Wherever possible we are happy to adapt programmes and activities to suit your needs. We also aim to offer activities that are as inclusive as possible.

For education enquiries or to discuss your visit please telephone 01580 213046 or email

Get active

Why not enhance your visit with something different? Bedgebury's onsite business partners also offer the following opportunities to enjoy being active outdoors:

•Cycling - Quench Cycles 01580 879694
•Go-Ape - 0845 643 9215 

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