Travel and accommodation for Forest Live, Bedgebury

Directions to Bedgebury Pinetum

On the B2079 between Goudhurst and the A21. Postcode: TN17 2SJ . If using sat nav, follow event signage once you are close to the venue.

Travel info

Sufficient car parking for visitors is provided on site. Vehicles should not be left overnight in the car parks. Please consider the environment and car share where possible. Early arrival advised especially on Fridays due to peak time traffic on the A21.

The nearest train stations are Etchingham (on the Hastings line from Charing Cross or London Bridge). Alternatively, Tunbridge Wells, Frant and Wadhurst (on the Hastings line) and Staplehurst and Marden (on the Ashford line) are also nearby.

You must book your outbound and return taxi in advance. There will only be pre-booked taxis on site.

We strongly advise against walking to and from the venue along unlit rural roads and recommend transport is arranged in advance.


Priority parking costing £20 per vehicle is available on grass, within the walled garden, close to the arena entrance and will enable a quicker exit from the site (in either direction). Pre-booking is essential. Priority parking is now sold out on all three evenings.

Standard parking in the main concert car parks is free of charge. All car parks open at 4pm for Bedgebury concerts.

Local accommodation

The nearest campsites are: 

  • Bedgebury Camping, tel 01580 213487 (2.7 miles away)
  • Tanner Farm Park, Marden, tel 01622 832399 (6.7 miles away) 
  • Cedar Gables, Flimwell, tel 07764 487 968 (2.1 miles away)
  • Woodlands, Biddenden, tel 01580 291216 (13.8 miles away)
  • T&J Motel, Filmwell, tel 01580 879494 (1.5 miles away)