Family cycling in Bedgebury forest

Bedgebury National Pinetum and Forest is a fantastic place to spend time, whether on your own, with friends or as a family. It offers so many different ways to get active – from taking a relaxing stroll through its collection of more than 12,000 trees, to taking part in running groups, exercise classes or taking on one of the three cycling trails for cyclists of all levels and ages.

Walking at Bedgebury

Bedgebury offers a variety of walking to choose from, depending on your level of experience and how adventurous you’re feeling. The ‘Be here now’ trail provides an opportunity to relax and take a breather amongst the calming trees, while the ‘forest walking’ trail offers routes of two different distances. Bedgebury also offers Sensory Walks, Orienteering and instructor-led Nordic Walking sessions, which require pre-booking.

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Running at Bedgebury

Bedgebury Forest is popular with runners of all fitness levels, with miles of off-road routes for you to enjoy. The trails provide a chance to escape stuffy gyms and get out into the fresh air, offering the opportunity to get fit where you can be inspired by stunning natural surroundings. In addition to the way marked running routes, Bedgebury parkrun takes place every Saturday at 9am. A free, fun and friendly 5k community event. Walk, jog, run, volunteer or spectate – it’s up to you!

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Cycling at Bedgebury

There are two family cycle trails at Bedgebury, providing the perfect activity for a family day out. The single-track mountain bike trail offers a sterner challenge for the adrenaline junkies, with all routes taking in the stunning scenery of Bedgebury forest.

Discover Bedgebury’s cycling trails

There is so much more to discover at Bedgebury, with regular events and attractions, which are ideal for families. There’s also an excellent cafe on site, so once you’re there you can really make a day of it.

For more information on all the activities and events on offer at Bedgebury National Pinetum and Forest, please click on the links below:


All Events at Bedgebury


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