Natural play trail - perfect for kids of all ages

Set out on a voyage of discovery in the forest 

Follow in the footsteps of the historic plant hunters on the natural play trail. Discover the shipwreck; keep your balance on the giant rope swing; or walk the plank at the trading post!

Our play areas on the play trail are now all open including the Puzzle forest - a brand new area including climbing frames and a slide.

  • Shipwreck (including Trading post) 
  • Play village 
  • Spiders web 
  • Jungle drums 
  • Butterfly 
  • Adventure trail 
  • Dragonfly 
  • Pine cone 
  • Ant's nest 
  • Rope swing
  • Puzzle forest NEW!

Pick up a map of the Play Trail on arrival or take a picture of the map in the car park.

The play areas are shown on the Bedgebury National Pinetum and Forest map, which is available for £2 at the visitor centre or bike shop, Quench cycles.

Please take care of yourself and those in your care. If the play area is busy please wait or come back later; don't eat, drink or touch your face around the equipment and keep 2m away from others.  Please come prepared, and consider bringing your own hand sanitiser. There are hand washing facilities at at all of our toilets including at the visitor centre, in the pinetum and in the temporary toilets next to the pay station.

Trail information

Bedgebury National Pinetum and Forest, Lady Oak Lane, Goudhurst, TN17 2SJ
Grade - Easy
How much?
Standard Bedgebury vehicle admission applies, members go free
Is this activity for you?
This 2km trail has several play areas accessible from the forest tracks. Some are further away in the trees on the uneven forest floor
Age
Suitable for 1 - 13 year olds, Children should be accompanied by an adult.