Picnics at Birchden Wood

Enjoy a tasty treat in the forest at our beautiful picnic area, just bring along good food and company!

At Birchden we have one fixed barbecue which is free to use and perfect for a family day out. There is no booking system, so if it's not being used it's yours to make the most of!

In order to protect this special landscape from the risk of fire please follow our guidance

  • You are welcome to use our barbecues, but to prevent forest fires and reduce waste, please do not bring any other barbecues into this forest
  • Never leave the barbecue unattended
  • Ensure you have plenty of water available and barbecues are fully extinguished after use
  • Make sure that all rubbish is taken away with you
  • The collection of wood from the forest is not permitted, please do not use it to add fuel to your barbecue
  • Open fires are not allowed 

Useful information

Birchden Wood, Eridge Road, Tunbridge Wells, TN3 9NJ
You are welcome to use our barbecues, but to prevent forest fires and reduce waste, please do not bring any other barbecues into this forest.