Please be advised that Overnight Parking is currently not permitted at Birchden.
Horse Riding is not permitted in Birchden Woods
Visitor information
Opening hours
How to find us
Parking & prices
Facilities & access
Contact details

Opening hours

Weekdays

Monday
Main car park 8am - 10pm
Tuesday
Main car park 8am - 10pm
Wednesday
Main car park 8am - 10pm
Thursday
Main car park 8am - 10pm
Friday
Main car park 8am - 10pm

Weekends

Saturday
Main car park 8am - 10pm
Sunday
Main car park 8am - 10pm

How to find us

How to find us
Eridge Road, Tunbridge Wells
Sat Nav Postcode: TN3 9NJ
OS Grid Ref
TQ 534 360

51.104128578085, 0.19004571280811

Parking and prices

Parking charges apply at Birchden Wood.

You can now use RingGo* at Birchden Wood which allows you to pay for parking online or via an app. Please download the Ringo App before travelling if you can.

 

Pay for parking on your phone in 5 easy steps:

1. Open the RingGo app, or download for free if you haven’t already got it, using the App Store (iPhone) or Google Play (Android).

2. Log in with your RingGo details, or register as a new user.

3. Select your location by entering the code: 31073.

4. Enter your number plate and choose how long you’d like to park for. Remember, you can extend this later.

5. Choose to add any handy parking reminders you need, then just tap to pay.

And you’re good to go! Your details are saved so next time, you can park even faster.

 

If you’re not a smartphone user, you can still use RingGo to pay for your parking by calling 0203 046 0063. You can also register and book parking with RingGo online.

*There is a small convenience charge for using this service.  See RingGo online for full terms and conditions and VAT receipts.

 

 

Parking Charges

The money you pay for parking helps us to look after the forests. Read how
Up to 1 hour £1.00
Up to 2 hours £2.00
Up to 3 hours £3.00
Up to 12 hours £4.00

Coaches/Minibuses charges

Minibuses

  • 1-3 hours: £2 per hour 
  • Up to 12 hours: £6 
  • 24 hours: £8

Coaches

  • 1-3 Hours: £3 per hour
  • Up to 12 hours: £10
  • no over night stay.  

Additional information

Regular visitors can save money by becoming a Member - Find out more about our membership offer
Number of accessible parking spaces: 0

Try our easy access trails page to find accessible parking near you.

Card payments accepted

Facilities and access

For more information on planning your visit, take a look at our accessibility information:

Assistant dogs welcome
Dogs allowed
Easy access trail
Picnic area
Toilets

Contact details

Landline Number
0300 067 4465

Discover this mixed native broadleaf woodland with peaceful walks

Come and explore Birchden Wood, south of Royal Tunbridge Wells, it's a perfect day out for families, walkers and climbers. Harrison's Rocks, a sandstone crag owned by the BMC, are right next door and Birchden makes the perfect spot to escape out of the city and into the woods. 

At a glance

  • 1 walking trail 
  • Barbecues are not available, please do not bring barbecues onto this site
  • Picnic area
  • Toilets
  • Dogs welcome 
  • Assistance dogs welcome
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