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Bedgebury National Pinetum and Forest

5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)
  • Goudhurst
  • Outdoor
  • All Ages
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Attraction Information

Looking for a stunning place to enjoy a day out in nature? Pick from 3 walking and 3 cycling trails and discover the best bits of the 2000-acre Bedgebury Forest. While you’re there, stop at Bedgebury National Pinetum - it has over 12,000 trees and is a wonderful location for a picnic. So, pack you lunch basket and get ready to go!

Turn time in the forest into a proper adventure for your little ones with the planthunter themed play area. It’s 1/2 mile long and features a shipwreck, a native village, tree stump nest tunnels and lots of other forest-related active play. Want to get more of being in the great outdoors? Teach the kids some essential life skills on one of the 4 orienteering trails in the forest.

In the mood for something thrilling? Swing right into the action at the Go Ape course at Bedgebury, or channel your inner daredevil and discover uncharted corners of the forest with 12 km of mountain biking.

  • Choice of family walking & cycling trails
  • Woodland adventure play
  • Go Ape treetop adventure
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Opening hours

January & December
Monday to Sunday 08:00 - 16:00

February & November
Monday to Sunday 08:00 - 17:00

March & October
Monday to Sunday 08:00 - 18:00

April & September
Monday to Sunday 08:00 - 19:00

May - August
Monday to Sunday 08:00 - 20:00


Free admission

Travel & Contact Information


Bedgebury National Pinetum and Forest, Park Lane, Goudhurst, Kent, TN17 2SJ, England

Phone number

01580 879820



Click here to visit Bedgebury National Pinetum and Forest's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite.

Parking Charge
Monday to Friday: £10.00
Weekends & Holidays: £12.00

Yes, there are toilets, accessible toilets and baby changing facilities.

Yes, there are baby changing facilities.

Yes, you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant and snacks are available.

Yes, Bedgebury National Pinetum and Forest is wheelchair friendly and has accessible toilets.

Yes, Bedgebury National Pinetum and Forest have stated they are pushchair friendly.

Dogs are welcome

Additional Info


Occasionally Bedgebury National Forest may have to close the site in extreme weather, to ensure that visitors are not injured or trapped on site.


Amazing place!! 5 out of 5 stars

We went with the kids yesterday and all i can say is what a stUnning place. The kids had a fantastic time walkiNg around and then the play trails and the actual forest itself is beautiful and well kept. We took a picnic and founD a nice spot by the gruffalo to eat. We were alReady planning on coming back before we left!!. I would absolutely recommEnd this Forest.

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