This September we're hosting a free activities taster day so that you can try something new. You can explore Bedgebury with a Get Active taster session, bookable in advance or join on the day.
Stay healthy and keep fit by joining one of our wellbeing activities. Discover geocaching, orienteering and pinetum walks or try our new waymarked running routes from 2km – 10km.
Choose from the taster sessions below and phone 01580 879820 to secure your place. Alternatively just turn up on the day to take part, places are subject to availability. You'll receive free vehicle admission when you join an activity.
|parkrun||A 5k timed run 9am start-all abilities, register here for your barcode. Arrive by 8.40am.||9am, self led|
|Wadhurst runners||A friendly group of intermediate runners, routes include sprints, endurance and hills.||9am - 10am, 10am - 11am, 11am - 12pm and 1pm - 2pm|
|Go Ape zip wire||Climb the Zip Wire backwards as fast as you can.||9am -10am and 10am - 11am |
1 hour session, equipment included
|Yoga||Outdoor yoga postures, breathing, meditation for mental and physical wellbeing.|
Suitable for everyone, ages 16yrs+
|10am - 11am, 11am - 12pm and 1pm - 2pm|
|Primal Roots pilates||Outdoor traditional pilates with a mix of dynamic cardio.||10am - 11am and 12pm - 1pm|
|Buggy Fitness||Bring your baby buggy and join in a mix of cardio and resistance exercises with plenty of adaptions.||10am - 11am|
|Kent High Weald Partnership||Forest Schools: find out more about forest schools for adults.|
Have a go at practical crafts and campfire cooking.
|10am - 1pm|
|Quench Cycles||Ready, Set, Ride, cycle skills for adults - all abilities.||10am - 2pm |
Drop in session
|Bedgebury Forest Cycle Club||Children's Ready, Set, Ride! Drop in cycle sessions for beginners.|
Fun skills with balance bikes.
|10am - 2pm|
Drop in session
|Bedgebury Forest Runners||Fun running-based outdoor fitness. Everyone welcome.||11am - 12pm and 12pm - 1pm|
|Nordic Walking||A specific fitness technique with specially designed poles to improve overall fitness, strength and flexibility.||11am - 12pm and 1pm - 2pm|
|Primal Roots||Woodland workout or run around the 1 mile challenge course.||Drop in anytime between 9am - 2pm|
|Self-led activities||Geo-caching, family orienteering or walks around the pinetum and wider forest.||Drop in anytime between 9.30am - 2pm|
You can trade in your free admission activity card (worth £13) for discount on Friends of Bedgebury Pinetum membership. Becoming a member gives you unlimited annual vehicle admission, so that you can visit as often as you like, plus access to other botanic gardens.