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Bedgebury National Pinetum: Activity backpacks for families

bedgebury pinetum activitiesFamilies visiting the Forestry Commission’s Bedgebury National Pinetum and Forest can hire backpacks full of exciting activities and ideas to help 5-12 year olds explore trees and nature. The Bedgebury education team introduced the activity backpacks in 2011, as a way to encourage families to discover more of what Bedgebury has to offer. The backpacks initiative was … Continue Reading ››

Bedgebury National Pinetum, Forestry Commission

Bedgebury National Pinetum in Kent is part of the Forestry Commission's National Arboreta. The National Pinetum is home to the largest and most complete conifer collection in the world, and is one of a handful of international botanic gardens which focus specifically on conifers. It is unique in the UK and has a global reach, working in partnership with other organisations to carry out tree conservation across the world. The National Pinetum is surrounded by Bedgebury Forest, a forest environment which … Continue Reading ››