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Lovely day out

Visited Bedgebury last weekend with my partner and 4 year old daughter. It was free to enter we... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sldowler
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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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Bootiful

Had a great wander around the grounds on a stunningly sunny Oct day... So many trees to see from... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
tickers24
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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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Bedgebury National Pinetum & Forest in the High Weald of Kent is the perfect place for healthy outdoor activity. Open all year, Bedgebury Forest covers around 20,000 square metres of forest and features trails for family cycling, mountain-biking, Go...more
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Bedgebury Road, Goudhurst TN17 2SJ, England
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 22 November 2013

As a dedicated dog walker and hardy rambler I am always on the look out for that great walk that ticks all the boxes. It must have good ample parking, clean toilets, fridge magnets on sale and a nice cup of tea and slice of...More

6  Thank Denise S
Mark C, Manager at Bedgebury National Pinetum and Forest, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2013

Thank you for the feedback and I am very pleased that you enjoyed your visit to Bedgebury. You have clearly experienced many of the delights on offer here and I am also pleased that you managed to capture all this in your feedback. I would...More

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 27 October 2011

We visited Bedgebury for its Electric Forest display which runs through half term. As grown ups without children we expected the focus to be on the children's activities but had hoped the forest lighting alone would 'blow us away' as we paid £15.50 each for...More

8  Thank stealer
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I have been coming here for a number of years now, When I first started coming it was worth the drive from Ashford because the parking was a good price, Now a-days its a rare treat to visit because the parking price has shot up...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Bedgebury last weekend with my partner and 4 year old daughter. It was free to enter we only paid £13 for the carpark which I believe was for a full day. Great walk and the gruffalo trail was a bonus. The Cafe was a...More

1  Thank sldowler
Mark A, Owner at Bedgebury National Pinetum and Forest, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your feedback and I am pleased you enjoyed your visit to Bedgebury.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The park is, of course, lovely. But we were disappointed to find that we couldn't let our dog off his lead. He was chomping at the bit to explore and roll on the grass. We were told he could be let off through the five...More

Thank Seagull595
Mark A, Front Office Manager at Bedgebury National Pinetum and Forest, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good afternoon. Thank you for the feedback. I am disappointed that you felt frustrated by your visit. We welcome dogs at Bedgebury, but do have clear guidelines on where they need to be kept on a lead. There is over 1500 acres of forest where...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great wander around the grounds on a stunningly sunny Oct day... So many trees to see from around the globe.. Trees to climb for the kids.. You can walk for as long as you like.. My only gripe is the £13 day parking..More

Thank tickers24
Mark A, Director of Sales at Bedgebury National Pinetum and Forest, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback and I am pleased you enjoyed your visit to Bedgebury. Bedgebury does not make a profit. The reasons for this are simple. Whilst parts of Bedgebury generate income, including vehicle admission and business leases, this income is insufficient to offset...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great for either a family day out or a walk or cycle in the country side for adults, kids or families. Lots of fun, outside, adventure activities for kids, lovely surroundings, well maintained, good parking, and various services e.g. cafes, toilets etc. They only charge...More

Thank GIDAYE
Mark A, Public Relations Manager at Bedgebury National Pinetum and Forest, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback and I am pleased you enjoyed your visit to Bedgebury. I am sorry you were unable to find the closing times on the website. We have just launched a new and much improved website and it may be that you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A Lovely Autumn Day At The Pinetum, With The Sun Shining & Leaves Changing. We Took The Pinetum Walk, On A Nice Warm & Dry Sunday Afternoon. A Lovely Area, With Great Colours From The Changing Leaves Of Surrounding Trees & Great Scenes To Enjoy....More

Thank GjeeDawg
Mark A, Public Relations Manager at Bedgebury National Pinetum and Forest, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback and I am pleased you enjoyed your visit to Bedgebury.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely walk and very pretty at this time of year with autumn leaves, when weather is good. Definitely advise taking a car full of people, as at £13 it is an expensive walk for two. I think it costs less in the week. Saw leaflets...More

Thank catrionah91
Mark A, Public Relations Manager at Bedgebury National Pinetum and Forest, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good morning and thank you for the feedback. It has been a great autumn for colours. Bedgebury offers a £3/car fee daily throughout the year for visitors leaving before 11am. Bedgebury opens at 8am. This is proving popular for visitors who wish to run, walk...More

Reviewed 14 October 2018

I've been to this park in Oct/2018 and I was surprisingly happy to see how much organized and family environment it was! You can go as a couple, family with babies and/or young children, teens, friends or even solo! Really really nice place to spend...More

Thank Pamela G
Mark C, Front Office Manager at Bedgebury National Pinetum and Forest, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind feedback. I am pleased you enjoyed your visit to Bedgebury.

Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Gorgeous walk this morning through the pinetum and forest paths. We spent a couple of hours here but you could easily make more of a day of it if you took a picnic/used the cafe, and or the go ape and if you have human...More

Thank lauralazuli
Mark C, Guest Relations Manager at Bedgebury National Pinetum and Forest, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind feedback. I am please you enjoyed your visit to Bedgebury. It has been a great autumn, full of amazing colours.

Reviewed 2 October 2018

With the hot summer, it was lovely to walk around the park. It was great the park have been mindful of the walkers and bikers so we didn't come across any bikers, only at the eating area, so were not concerned about our safety, which...More

Thank gruss86
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Seagull595
28 October 2018|
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Response from Ade1905 | Reviewed this property |
Hi I don’t think so as its free and all you pay for is the car parking. Like anything it can get busy.
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Carol L
9 September 2018|
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Response from Tim B | Reviewed this property |
Yes. I don't think you can take dogs into the cafes but there is room to sit outside with your dog.
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Tracey M
24 August 2018|
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Response from Mhubbs46 | Reviewed this property |
Didn’t hire bikes. Should be on website I would guess
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