Download one of our Pinetum walks or family activity sheets to walk, explore and play at Bedgebury today!
The Pinetum is a wonderful haven of peace and tranquillity with its magnificent tree collection and its equally amazing wildlife. Here are some ways in which you can have family-friendly fun in the Pinetum as you explore the trees and wildlife that thrive on the site. Why not print off some of the activity sheets below and come on in!
Click on the images below to download the relevant printable PDF.
Get off the beaten track and discover areas of the Pinetum that are hidden from the main visitor route!
As this walk is fairly new, we'd love to hear what you think! Please download a feedback form here and send a scan to email@example.com,
Please note: From time to time, forest maintenance works, event preparations and site conditions may result in diversions. For your safety, please observe any diversion signs you see on your walk. Please call the Information Office at the Visitor Centre by telephone on 01580 879820 if you require more assistance. The Information Office team can always recommend variations to the route so that much can still be enjoyed regardless of other onsite activity.
Enjoy a map reading challenge to learn a little more about Bedgebury’s most special flora and fauna!
Whether you take a day to enjoy this family-friendly map reading challenge or you seek the answers over a few visits, you’ll explore parts of the Pinetum you may never have seen before, and you’ll learn a little bit about some of Bedgebury’s special wildlife.
Please note: Some of the markers can become hidden by grass, scrub and bracken during the summer months, points 3 and 5 in particular can be challenging to find! Points 1 and 2 are also a touch further from the path than the map suggests. If you have any trouble finding any of the markers shown, the leaflet directs you to pop into the Visitor Information Office for help. If the office is closed for any reason, or if you are keen to find one location mid-walk, please e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. A member of the team will be able to guide you to the missing location with directions and can even send you photographs! Or just spread your adventure over a few visits! The Pinetum is wonderful to explore in all seasons.
If you would like to download some additional help now, and you are familiar with the 'what3words' app, this table may help you.
The Great Storm of 1987 was a powerful act of nature that changed Bedgebury’s landscape forever and still influences Pinetum planning today.
Follow this trail to discover how the impact of one storm on one early autumn night can still be seen at Bedgebury more than 30 years later.
Bedgebury's unique mix of conifers and deciduous trees makes it an attractive home for resident and migrant birds.
Why not download our printer-friendly bird guide and take a bird walk in the Pinetum to see what you can spot.
Discovering butterflies is a lovely summer activity for the whole family.
Our map and downloadable information leaflet will help you identify and learn about the butterfly species that you may find at Bedgebury.