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Visitor information
Opening hours
How to find us
Parking & prices
Facilities & access
Contact details

Opening hours

Weekdays

Monday
Main car park 8am - 5pm
Tuesday
Main car park 8am - 5pm
Wednesday
Main car park 8am - 5pm
Thursday
Main car park 8am - 5pm
Friday
Main car park 8am - 5pm

Weekends

Saturday
Main car park 8am - 5pm
Sunday
Main car park 8am - 5pm

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

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
Up to 24 hours £6.00

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
Card payments accepted

Facilities and access

It is important to us that when you stay at Birchden, you can do so safely and enjoyably and this is something we feel we would be unable to deliver this year.

Please note that camping is not permitted within the wider woodland.

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

Activities at Birchden Wood

Easy access paths through the wood with man on tramper
Easy access trail at Birchden Wood
BBQ Alice Holt Family
Picnics and barbecues at Birchden Wood
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