Self-guided visits to Bedgebury National Pinetum and Forest

Choose from a range of self-led activities

Plan your perfect visit by choosing from the range of self-guided activities below.

Mix and match based on your preferences or get in touch and we can help organise your day. 

Booking your self-guided visit

You must book ahead of your visit. Book now by emailing We’ll be in touch via email with everything you need to know before your visit.

Use of the classroom and reserved undercover seating is not available for this option.

Self-led activities at Bedgebury

Three children in field with forest backdrop. One child is holding a stick.

Rent a hands-on activity bag, suitable for 4 — 11 year olds.

Close up of an orienteering compass on top of a map

Test your class’s geography and navigation skills with an activity pack, best for KS3 upwards.

child playing on play equipment

One mile adventurous play trail with eleven unique structures including a shipwreck.

Boy counting tree rings on a very old tree that's been felled.

Learning activities for children aged 5 — 14.

Child looking at redwood needles autumn Bedgebury National Pinetum

Including our Pinetum trail, for all ages.

Gruffalo Child

Work together to find characters from Julia Donaldson's fantastic story.