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Bedgebury National Pinetum

Bedgebury National Pinetum

Join our South East England Regional Group at Bedgebury National Pinetum to find out more about this fascinating collection, the science behind it and more about conifers in general.

The National Pinetum is home to a world-leading collection of conifers and contains over 12,000 specimen trees. The trees and landscape create a beautiful setting for peaceful walks and picnics in the rolling hills and valleys of the High Weald Area National Landscape. Bedgebury National Pinetum is awe-inspiring for tree lovers looking to learn about tree species of international conservation importance and see them up close.

Session One: Take a loop walk round the old Pinetum

  • History of Bedgebury and the conifer collection
  • The range of conifer Genera and Species that will grow at Bedgebury
  • Science behind the collection
  • Managing a busy visitor attraction with large trees everywhere
  • Landscaping with conifers – ‘conifers are not just for Christmas!’

 

Session Two: Walk through the more recent plantings to the Forest Plots and return

  • How do we use Bedgebury in our search for Forestry species
  • Look at some of the future potential productive species
  • Have a bit of an ID session – what is a conifer?
  • Visit the remains of the old ‘Forest Garden’ – research plots that can still tell us a story
  • Pick up a few broadleaves while we are at it.

 

Parking is included in the ticket price but YOU MUST supply your car registration number to us in advance.

Refreshments will be provided on arrival.

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Ticket Type 1 - Standard

Ticket Price 1 - £10

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Event Region - south_east_england

 

Date And Time

1 May 2024 @ 09:30 to
1 May 2024 @ 15:30
 

Registration End Date

29 April 2024
 

Location

Bedgebury National Pinetum, Bedgebury Road, Goudhurst, TN17 2SJ
 
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