Play Trail at Bedgebury Pinetum

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!

Have you found Conifer Crossing? It's our most recent new addition including slides, rope bridges and swings.

  • Shipwreck (including Trading Post) 
  • Spider's Web 
  • Butterfly 
  • Adventure Trail 
  • Dragonfly 
  • Pine Cone 
  • Ants' Nest 
  • Rope Swing
  • Puzzle Forest 
  • Conifer Crossing 
  • Trail of the Lonesome Pine NEW
  • Conifer climbers 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 Information point.

Please take care of yourself and those in your care.

Trail information

Bedgebury National Pinetum and Forest, Lady Oak Lane, Goudhurst, TN17 2SJ
Grade - Easy
How much?
Bedgebury vehicle admission applies, Forestry England 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
Suitable for 1 - 13 year olds, Children should be accompanied by an adult.