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Bedgebury

This award-winning park adds a true forest experience to your Go Ape exploits. With both a Treetop Challenge and a Treetop Adventure there’s something for thrill seekers and the little ones too.

Home to an exhilarating 170-metre zip, this course will have you navigating your way through a tunnel of greenery as you immerse yourself in this dense forest.

Bit nervous? There’s a continuous belay so once you’re hooked on, that’s it for the duration.

go ape adventures at bedgebury

Adventures in an award-winning park

Set in a Grade II listed landscape, you’ll find Bedgebury National Pinetum and Forest on the Kent/Sussex border. We’re very proud to share the space with what is considered to be the largest and most complete collection of conifers in the world. With such a big reputation you can imagine that Bedgebury draws a global crowd.

There are 2,500 acres to explore. With three walking, three cycle (family and mountain-biking), plus four orienteering and running trails, you’re spoilt for choice. 

Take the family on the play trail – while you enjoy the calming ambience of the forest, the children can clamber on the play furniture enroute. There’s lots for them to discover including the shipwreck, the mighty tree house and the giant spiders webs.

You can also take in the stunning Pinetum views with a picnic or while enjoying some refreshments at the Bedgebury café which serves a wide range of locally sourced food.  

Location Overview

  • Corporate Events More info

  • School Trips More info

  • Nearby Bike Hire

  • Cycle Trails

  • Disabled Access

  • Dogs

  • Food & Drink

  • Picnic Area

  • Play Area

  • Visitor Centre

  • Walking Route

Go Ape Bedgebury, Bedgebury Road, Goudhurst, Cranbrook, Kent. TN17 2SJ

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kNOW BEFORE YOU GO

  • Wear sensible clothes for adventure.
  • Footwear must be sturdy and suitable for the outdoors. No sandals, slip-off shoes, open toes or heels.
  • Gloves are a good idea. Either bring a pair or you can buy them at the cabin on the day.
  • Admission fees apply at Bedgebury Pinetum. £10 per car term times Monday to Friday, £13 per car weekends, school holidays and bank holidays. Card payment available.

mAKE A DAY OF IT

  • Bring the bikes or rent a bike and enjoy one of the cycle trails.
  • Coming on a Saturday? Get here for 9am and do the parkrun first!
  • Tackle one of the walking trails.
  • Explore nearby Bewl Water, complete with a range of leisure and recreational activities.
  • Great time hanging out in the🌲 with my little 🐵 well organised with super friendly staff 👍

    smalljelly

  • Extremely helpful, friendly and polite staff- a real credit to the organisation.

    Carys Rees

  • Excellent day out for myself and my granddaughters. We managed to get passes our fears of heights. Definitely recommend for a whole day out as so much to see and do. Staff are very friendly and reassuring on the junior tree top for all of us. Thank you Dan and the kindly lady on the zip wire and platforms. We will definitely go again x

    spud

  • It was a brilliant experience. We had so much fun at Go Ape and was laughing all the way around the 5 courses. We would definitely return and would highly recommend going.

    Megan Sutch

  • Wonderful setting for 6 grandchildren aged between 6-15 to enjoy doing something together and all were happy - no mean feat! Great staff who helped overcome the fears of the 6 year old ... and 15 year old!

    Francesca Findlater

  • So much fun!!! Excellent staff who were friendly and helpful. Fantastic course. Loved every minute! Thank you!

    Iona Rowan

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