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Bedgebury National Pinetum and Forest

Bedgebury Road, Goudhurst TN17 2SJ, England
+44 1580 879820
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I'm very enjoyd!every mile was fantastic, just I'm waiting next visit with my boyfriend and I hope... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Antonella A
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Loved our hike. Great bathrooms and cafe.

Our first time here. Several families on a Sat. We walked along the paths. Enjoyed the old... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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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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  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Bedgebury Road, Goudhurst TN17 2SJ, England
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+44 1580 879820
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"go ape"
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"hire bikes"
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"single track"
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"car park"
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"mountain biking"
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"red trail"
in 7 reviews
"all ages"
in 41 reviews
"parking charge"
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"bike shop"
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"specimen trees"
in 7 reviews
"play area"
in 26 reviews
"annual membership"
in 10 reviews
"family trail"
in 15 reviews
"gruffalo trail"
in 29 reviews
"whole family"
in 13 reviews
"beautiful place to visit"
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"entrance fee"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I'm very enjoyd!every mile was fantastic, just I'm waiting next visit with my boyfriend and I hope the area game will be finished!

Thank Antonella A
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our first time here. Several families on a Sat. We walked along the paths. Enjoyed the old bridge and seeing the pond. Trees are marked and paths are clearly marked too. We walked round the pond and enjoyed it. Nice car park. Walk until you...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to Bedgebury last weekend, arrived around 10.30 and the place was almost full but we found a parking space. I think it cost £13 to park weekends and £10 week days. The red run has good signage and is easy to follow but I'm...More

1  Thank 352pete
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Mark C, Front Office Manager at Bedgebury National Pinetum and Forest, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good morning. Thank you for the feedback. All our cycle trails are graded using the Forestry Commissions trail grading system and this is reviewed and where necessary updated annually. Our MTB trail has been designed not just for experienced mountain bikers, but also to allow...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I will start with parking, I arrived at 12:30 and was charged £13 to park my car there while riding! Furthermore, the 13km red route, I felt the trail didn't flow very well between sections, this made for a very start stop ride which I...More

Thank Jack H
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Mark C, Director of Sales at Bedgebury National Pinetum and Forest, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback. I am pleased that you enjoyed the Bedgebury Cafe and the trails. Our vehicle admission fees are clearly available on our website and as visitors enter Bedgebury. I am sorry that you were not aware of the other admission fee...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2018

Brilliant day out with lots to do for the whole family including Go Ape, play trails with great climbing apparatus and a beautiful setting. Nice café with a good selection of food

Thank tammalu
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Reviewed 31 May 2018

Only been once before many many years ago, so this was a new experience, but greatly enjoyed, loverly place with lots top do and see. Long walks and a full day is possible, ideal for children. Cycling is available, did not check prices but told...More

1  Thank Ade1905
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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Best place to cycle 🚴🚴near London the parking it's a bit expensive but it's worth it. The trails are in good condition worth a visit.More

Thank Matyas R
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Mark C, Director of Sales at Bedgebury National Pinetum and Forest, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

Thank you for the kind words and I am pleased you enjoy your cycling at Bedgebury. Your vehicle admission fee helps us to keep the trails in good condition. We also offer a vehicle admission fee of £3/car for visitors who leave before 11am and...More

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Reviewed 28 May 2018

We have been members of Bedgebury Pinetum for the last few years and al l our family enjoy the different facilities

Thank Susan N
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Mark C, Guest Relations Manager at Bedgebury National Pinetum and Forest, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

Thank you for the kind feedback and being a member of Bedgebury. Your support is invaluable to us and allows us to maintain/develop our wide range of facilities/activities, provide educational programmes and protect/enhance the important conservation and research work carried out by the National Pinetum.

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Reviewed 28 May 2018

Great time walking round here. The kids love turning a corner and finding another liece of play equipment. Very serene by the lake. Visitor centre informative. Parking is a little on the high side if only coming for a few hours. £13 for the whole...More

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Mark C, Front Office Manager at Bedgebury National Pinetum and Forest, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

Thank you for your kind feedback and I am pleased you enjoyed your visit to Bedgebury. All vehicle admission fees are reinvested back into Bedgebury. This valuable income allows us to maintain/develop our wide range of facilities/activities, provide educational programmes and protect/enhance the important conservation...More

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Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

My husband and I took our three year old here on a Sunday morning on a whim. Our daughter is obsessed with the gruffalo so we thought it might be an ideal spot and while the gruffalo trail isn’t on anymore (it’s been replaced with...More

1  Thank Sarah E
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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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theharveyslj
24 February 2018|
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Response from Claire S | Reviewed this property |
Afraid so. Not so great if you are on your own but if you have a large family it still works about to be a cheaper day than most places. I have 4 children and normally places charge per child. I need a place which offers... More
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