Bedgebury National Pinetum and Forest is closed until further notice.

Image: Little grebe on the Visitor Centre lake, courtesy of Nigel Witham


Interested in Bedgebury's flora and fauna? See recent sightings here.

Image: Roe deer stag in autumn sunshine, courtesy of Nigel Witham, regular Species Spotted contributor.

Species Spotted

Our latest edition, which shares stories of Bedgebury's biodiversity, will be available online and in the Visitor Centre soon!

The Friends' Magazine

The Friends of Bedgebury Pinetum is a charitable organisation that supports the management of Bedgebury for people, wildlife and trees

Visitor Information

Covid-19 update: 

Update from Forestry England:

Bedgebury National Pinetum and Forest is closed. The most important thing for Forestry England is to keep the public and staff safe. From 23rd March 2020, all the recreation facilities in the woods and forests that we manage will be closed until further notice. Please keep in touch with, and follow, the governments guidance on social distancing for everyone in the UK.

Day admission

Car peak: £13 (weekends, school holidays, bank holidays)

Car off-peak: £10

Car early-bird: £3 (if you leave by 11am)

Car with trailer: £26 (peak), £20 (off-peak)

Minibuses: £30 Coaches: £50 

Find Bedgebury

For more information including directions and opening times, the dog policy and accessibily, visit and click on the Visitor Information button.

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Call us on 01580 879842 or email:

Membership Benefits

Join or renew today!

Note: Online membership transactions have been suspended for the duration of Bedgebury's closure.

"The best value thing I've ever belonged to!" (Staplehurst resident)

FOR JUST £72 and enjoy: 

  • Unlimited annual admission to Bedgebury during normal trading hours (every day except Christmas Day) for one of two specified cars from the same address.
  • Free or discounted admission to other botanical gardens, including Kew and Wakehurst for the lead member.
  • 15% off Go Ape at Bedgebury (excluding Saturdays).
  • Discounts at Quench Cycles.
  • Free Friends' magazine.
  • Discounts for Friends' events.
  • Exclusive pre-sale periods for Bedgebury's Forest Live concerts.
  • Member offers on tickets for Christmas at Bedgebury.
  • 15% off Bedgebury Christmas trees.

Click here for more information on the benefits listed above.

Want to know why Bedgebury deserves your support? Click here to find out! 





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