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Friends of Bedgebury Pinetum are an external charity working in partnership with Forestry England. This is not part of the Discovery Pass membership scheme.

By joining the Friends of Bedgebury Pinetum you will benefit from free admission all year round, as well as regular journals containing details of events and activities, updates on what's happening on site, and lots of interesting articles.                        

As a charity, any surplus Friends of Bedgebury Pinetum income is ploughed directly back into projects on site, all of which you will be able to see, enjoy and appreciate on each visit.

All contributions to projects are approved by the board in order to meet the Friends of Bedgebury charitable objectives. One of the most important projects is supporting Bedgebury Pinetum's international conservation work.

The membership subscription is equivalent to about 6 visits per year, so start saving now!

Please be aware that Friends of Bedgebury is not Discovery Pass membership. Discovery Pass membership is the Forestry Commission's own membership scheme and does not apply at Bedgebury Pinetum.