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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. 

Please be aware that the Information Office will be closed for staff training on 7th March (until 1pm), 22nd March (until 1pm), 1st May, 3rd July and 2nd October 2018, and on 8th January 2019. The rest of the site will be open as normal on these days.

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 (off peak) and £12 on peak days (weekends, school holidays and bank holidays). If you arrive and leave before 11am on any day then the admission charge is just £3. Click here for more details.

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For more information, or to check whether we are open in adverse weather, please ring the Visitor Centre on 01580 879820.


Receive unlimited admission to Bedgebury for a year for your family for one of two specified cars from the same address. Your membership subscription then makes a valuable contribution to the management of Bedgebury as a world class centre of conifer research, conservation and education, as a landscape of rare and endangered flora and fauna, and as a site of high quality, healthy recreation.

If you want to know why Bedgebury matters and deserves your support, click here for more information.

Your subscription will enable all of your vehicle's occupants to access 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 a number of other gardens and arboreta for free (including the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and Wakehurst and the National Arboretum at Westonbirt). Click below to find out more!




Annual membership from £72 offers unlimited entry to Bedgebury.

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