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Bedgebury National Pinetum and Forest

Bedgebury Road, Goudhurst TN17 2SJ, England
+44 1580 879820
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Visited with friends and family. 5 adults 4 children ( 15.15.12.2 yrs old) . Followed the Gruffalo... read more

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Teresa S
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Forest fun

Had a lovely time at bedgebury doing the highway rat trail with my 4 year old. The cafe and... read more

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Bedgebury National Pinetum & Forest in the High Weald of Kent is the perfect place for healthy outdoor activity. Open all year, Bedgebury Forest covers around 20,000 square metres of forest and features trails for family cycling, mountain-biking, Go Ape, horse riding, walking and adventure play for all ages and abilities. The National Pinetum contains the world's leading collection of conifers and is a beautiful setting for walks and picnics in all seasons, surrounded by lakes, streams, rolling hills and wide avenues. A network of paths throughout enables easy access for all levels of ability.The Visitor Centre features a visitor Information office, cafe, toilets, bike hire, showers for bikes and riders, and an education/community room.
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  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Bedgebury Road, Goudhurst TN17 2SJ, England
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"mountain biking"
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"specimen trees"
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"gruffalo trail"
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"beautiful place to visit"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited with friends and family. 5 adults 4 children ( 15.15.12.2 yrs old) . Followed the Gruffalo trail. Never found all the characters. Still had a good day. Would recommend any time of the year. Toilets very clean . Drinking water available from taps by...More

Thank Teresa S
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had a lovely time at bedgebury doing the highway rat trail with my 4 year old. The cafe and facilities were very clean but it would be helpful to have another block elsewhere on site. The car park price is a bit steep but you...More

1  Thank KBW17
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Bedgebury is a lovely place. The cafe is in a beautiful setting by the lake and serves a wide variety of good food (and ice creams). There is a Go Ape section and bike trails, but we took a walk around all the wonderful trees....More

1  Thank Neil C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent about four hours at Bedgebury, walking around enjoying the views and the great variety of trees and having a picnic. Although the car park was very full , the place is so vast that once you start walking you can quickly leave the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We used one of the shorter walk guides from the visitor centre - around 3.5 miles with some small hills and slopes to climb but not arduous at all - ok in sensible flat shoes like trainers - maybe not flip-flops or flimsy sandals. The...More

Thank croham_eagle
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great place to relax unwind and enjoy what nature can provide - beautiful and tranquil surroundings will help you relax and unwind - or have a picnic grab a bite bike and ride - if you don't do that walk and enjoy...More

1  Thank Grant W
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We live fairly close by and regularly walk here because it’s so quiet and green and one can use the trails for longer, or shorter walks according to inclination. Our grandchildren enjoy it too because there are several play areas suitable for children of different...More

Thank Pauline and Ala... D
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a whole day here. The kids loved the seemingly endless amount of playgrounds, and finding the Gruffalo. Really enjoyed lunch next to a picturesque lake. Great food provided by the café, and great scenery provided by nature. Coming back soon to try Go...More

Thank Geoff S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Super to go with families, you can bike and walk. Dog friendly. Lots for children to do. Adventure playgrounds hidden away.

Thank Valerie R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Teenagers loved Go Ape. Bonus was the junior Go Ape for 6yr olds and up which allowed 1 hour play on s loop. Our 7 year old loved it. Nice walk around the gardens which were beautiful. Cafe very well run with a good variety...More

Thank Mhubbs46
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shwalbe
25 July 2018|
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Response from Phil W | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I’m not sure as you pay by car unless you are a member of the Friends of Bedgebury.
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marian s
24 June 2018|
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Response from James A | Reviewed this property |
The postcode for the main car park (£10 a day for normal sized cars) is TN5 7QJ.
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Jessica P
5 May 2018|
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Response from Tim B | Reviewed this property |
I dont think so, but the food facilities are good
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