Things to see & do

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What's on

We've lots of great ideas to help you have a lovely day out. Why not try one of our events? From guided walks to den building and woodland adventures, you're sure to find something to suit you.

50 things to do

Hunt for bugs, build a den, go bird watching and more as you complete our list of not-to-be-missed activities.  Our woodland is a great place to do some of the 50 things, whatever the weather.

Don't miss...

  • Our mountain bike trail
  • Our natural play area
  • Sculptures hidden around the purple trail
  • Fantastic views of the Avon Gorge and Clifton suspension bridge
  • Our orienteering trail
  • Our family trail. Follow Franklin the fox

Natural play area

The woods are a great place to explore. Look out for our natural play area near the National Trust office with logs to climb over, balance beams, swings and much more. Bring a picnic and enjoy a game on the plain.

Have a look at this video to see what staff, volunteers and parents have to say about our very popular play area.

Trust new art Bristol

Trust new art Bristol is a programme of international, national and regional contemporary art projects, exhibitions and collaborations in and around National Trust properties in the Bristol area.

Grazing update

A valuable member of the team

The cows are now home in Leigh Woods and will remain here into the autumn to help us restore more open conditions around Stokeleigh Camp and the veteran trees. Come and see Lily and her friends.

Dark sky discovery

We have been nominated as a dark sky discovery site, one of only three in Bristol. To find out more and to download activities for you and your family, visit the dark sky discovery website.

Mountain biking

Leigh Woods is a very important site for wildlife.  Help us protect the special plants and animals, some of which are only found here, by sticking to the surfaced trails provided.