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.

Cadbury Easter Egg trail

2014 Cadbury Easter Egg Trail Logo

18 April, 10am – 2pm

Come to Leigh Woods and follow our Easter trail, learn about the animals and plants that live here and win a Cadbury chocolate Egghead. £3.50 per child.

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.

Our pop-up cafés

We are really pleased to announce that The Cream Tease Bus will be joining us in Leigh Woods from 15 to 18 April 9am - 4pm.   Daisy will be serving cream teas from her 1965 campervan.

Grazing update

A valuable member of the team

The cows are coming home to Leigh Woods on Tuesday 1 April. They will be staying with us, to carry out their valuable conservation work, until the end of May.

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.

Our website

Can you help us test some new ideas for our website, by taking part in testing sessions in Bristol during April? As a thank you, we’re offering £40 to cover your expenses. If you’re interested, please follow the link.