How to get here

By train

Bristol Temple Meads train station 4 miles. From here take First 8/8A bus or, if arriving by bike, National Cycle Network Route 41

By road

From the M5 take J19, then follow the A369 towards Bristol. After Abbots Leigh the woods will be signposted on the left

Parking: Available in the large Forestry Commission car park off the A369

By foot

From the docks area of Bristol the River Avon Trail follows the river downstream, under the suspension bridge and up into Leigh Woods, via Nightingale Valley. Take the first tunnel past suspension bridge, route is then signposted

By bus

First X2/X3, Bristol-Portishead, departs daily from Bristol Bus Station, or by the harbourside on Anchor Road. Alight at Beggar Bush Lane, from which it is a 10-minute level walk, via Valley Road. First 8/8A from Bristol Temple Meads train station. Alight at Clifton Village, then walk across the suspension bridge to Leigh Woods. Take First 9/9A to return to train station. City Sightseeing, Mar-Oct, daily. Departs from Broad Quay in the city centre, alight at Clifton Village

By cycle

National Cycle Network Route 41, Bristol-Pill, runs to North Road, close to Leigh Woods

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