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Bedgebury Pinetum Kent

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Site Details

The site is owned by the Forestry Commission and managed by Forest Enterprises. The site is a collection of conifers from around the world and is home to up to fifty Hawfinch, plus many other woodland birds.

Contact Details

Telephone: 01580 211044 fax 01580 212423


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Additional Site Details


Turn off the A21 onto the B2079 towards Flimwell; the entrance to the Pinetum is a short way down on the right.


Entrance fee of £1.50. Seasonal opening hours: OPEN AT 10am CLOSING AT DUSK.


Large car park at entrance to pinetum.

Opening Times

10am till dusk.


One hide at far end of forest. Toilets, visitor centre/shop in car park.

Key Areas / Routes

The forest is laid out with markers to take you around the various breeds of conifer tree. The Hawfinch is best seen in treetops to left of marker 15; the roost is at TQ720338.

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