Membership gives unlimited admission to Bedgebury for a year for one of two specified cars. This gives the occupants of the car access to all the facilities at Bedgebury - including the Pinetum, the cycle trails and the children's play area.
In addition, the principal member gets FREE entry to Kew Gardens, Wakehurst Place*, all the RHS gardens (weekdays only until 31st December 2017), Westonbirt Arboretum, The Living Rainforest, Birmingham Botanic Gardens, Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh, and Kew at Castle Howard . Other family members can also get this privilege for an additional £12 each.
*Car parking charges may apply.
The full benefits of being a member are listed below:
- Unlimited annual admission to Bedgebury for one of two specified cars. This provides the car's occupants access to all the facilities at Bedgebury - including the Pinetum, the cycle trails and the children's play area. Note: the principal member does not have to accompany them.
- Free entry to the aformentioned botanical gardens for the principle member.
- Free Friends Magazine published twice a year.
By joining the Friends of Bedgebury Pinetum, you are not only accessing these benefits but helping to conserve and improve one of the world’s leading tree collections.
For all of the above benefits, membership costs just £66. You can add up to 3 other people to your membership, allowing them to visit participating reciprocal gardens with the principal member, for £12 per additional member.
Alternatively, if you think you might be entitled to concessionary admission support, please click here for more information.
How to join or renew
On site: You can join or renew in person when you next visit Bedgebury, it takes about 2 minutes. We accept cash, cheques and credit/debit cards (except American Express). CAF cheques are also accepted for the subscription value plus 25% (to include the Gift Aid enhancement).
Online: As of 2014, you can join or renew online. Click here to start this quick and easy process.