Open every day from 8.00am except Christmas Day.
Closing time at sunset:
Now until 30 January 2020 - 4pm
31 January – 27 February 2020 - 5pm
28 February – 31 March 2020 - 6pm
1 – 30 April 2020 - 7pm
1 May – 31 August 2020 - 8pm
1 - 30 September 2020 – 7pm
Visitor Centre Information Office core opening hours
9.30am - 3pm daily
Saturday 18 January, early opening for Information Office - 8.30am
Please note: Our cash pay station is currently out of order. Card payments are still available at the pay stations.
Directions from London - leave the M25 at junction 5 and join the A21 towards Hastings. Bedgebury is signposted off the A21 on the B2079, approximately 12 miles southeast of Tunbridge Wells and 16 miles northwest of Hastings. You will find the entrance to Bedgebury on your right hand side approximately half a mile after leaving the A21.
Directions from the North and East - Take the A262 to Goudhurst and then turn by the village duck pond to take the B2079 signposted to Flimwell. Follow this road for approximately three miles and you will find the entrance to Bedgebury on your left hand side after the office entrance and Old Walled Garden entrance.
Directions from Brighton and the West - Travel through Lewes and Uckfield to Heathfield. Take the A265 from Heathfield to Hurst Green. Turn left onto the A21, drive straight through Flimwell Crossroad. Bedgebury is signposted from here.
Directions from the South - Take the A21 to the Flimwell Crossroad, drive straight across and then follow the sign to turn right onto the B2079. Bedgebury can be found approximately half a mile along this road on the right hand side.
Take the number 254 bus from Tunbridge Wells. The nearest bus stop is Flimwell Corner Farm (near the Flimwell Crossroad).
Closest train station is Etchingham (on the Hastings line from Charing Cross or London Bridge). Tunbridge Wells, Frant and Wadhurst (on the Hastings line) and Staplehurst and Marden (on the Ashford line) are also nearby.
Support Bedgebury by joining Friends of Bedgebury. In return you’ll receive free vehicle access to Bedgebury all year round, as well as early bird booking to selected events, entry to reciprocal gardens and a range of special discounts.
Annual Friends of Bedgebury Pinetum Family Membership £72.
Alternatively join the Bedgebury Forest Cycle Club for unlimited vehicle access to ride and to contribute to cycle trail developments. If you’d like to ride your horse off bridleways at Bedgebury join TROT . Please note that Bedgebury does not accept the Discovery Pass.
Charge per vehicle:
Minibuses - £30.00
Coaches - £50.00
Car with trailer - peak: £26.00, off peak: £20.00
Up to 20 minutes - for drop off and collection only - Free
We provide wheelchairs free of charge.
We also have a Tramper, an all-terrain mobility scooter.
For more information on planning your visit, take a look at our accessibility information: