By joining the Friends you're not only saving money if you visit regularly, you're saving trees around the world

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Make the most of the sunshine this summer by visiting the glorious National Pinetum

Summer at Bedgebury

Download the Friends Spring/Summer 2015 Magazine here

The Friends' Magazine

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The Friends of Bedgebury Pinetum is a charitable organisation that supports the work of the Forestry Commission at Bedgebury Pinetum and Forest

Visitor Information

We open every day (apart from Christmas Day and during adverse weather conditions) at 8:00 a.m. However, closing times vary so please click here to view the closing time for this month.  

Our address is: Lady Oak Lane, Goudhurst TN17 2SL, but if you plan using Satnav and you are coming from the Ashford/Maidstone direction then we advise you to use TN5 7QJ.  Click here for more information.

Admission for the day is £10.00 in a standard car.  Click here for more details.

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For more information and to check we are open in adverse weather ring our Visitor Centre on 01580 879820


Membership gives you unlimited entry to Bedgebury for a year for one of two specified cars. Your membership fee then goes in to maintaining and improving all aspects of Bedgebury.

This provides its occupants access to all the facilities at Bedgebury - including the Pinetum, the cycle trails and the children's play area.  In addition, you will be able to visit our long list of reciprocal gardens for free (including the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, Wakehurst Place and RHS Garden Wisley) Click below to find out more!




Membership from £66 offers unlimited free entry to Bedgebury.