Leigh Woods

A wilderness of tranquility set against Brunel's famous suspension bridge

Leigh Woods

Things to see and do

Ranger demonstrating fire lighting, on our woodland survival days.

What's on 

Whether it's taking part in our Christmas trail, joining one of our guided walks, enjoying some outdoor theatre, getting creative at a photography or drawing day or even indulging your inner wild child by trying some den building or woodland survival skills, we have events to suit everybody.

Upcoming events

Feel Good Friday: Leigh Woods run

Fri 27 May 2016
Blow the cobwebs away with a morning run around Leigh Woods, enjoying spectacular scenery along the way. Led by members of the Bristol and West Running Club.

'50 Things' Birthday Party 2016

Sat 28 May 2016
Come and celebrate your birthday in style at Leigh Woods. A chance to get outdoors and explore the woods with your friends.

Great big tree climb

Thu 02 Jun 2016
As a family, tick off tree climbing from your '50 things' list in style with the Great Big Tree Climbing Company at Leigh Woods

Kite Flying Fun

Thu 02 Jun 2016
Drop in to Leigh Woods anytime between 10:30am -2pm (we will finish at 2:30pm) and make your very own personalised kite. Follow our designs and it is guaranteed to fly!

Gone Sketching - Drawing Group

Tue 07 Jun 2016
Putting pencil to paper in the beautiful surrounds of Leigh Woods, this is an open group for anyone seeking to set aside time to draw. Kindly supported by Cass Art Bristol

Summer wild flower walk - A National Meadows Day event

Sat 02 Jul 2016
Our wonderful wild flower meadow at Shirehampton will be looking its best. Full of colour and interest which we will be taking a closer look at on National Meadows Day.
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Our work

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School children learning about Iron Age life

Leigh Woods school sessions 

Our experienced learning team run exciting, hands-on sessions for visiting school groups.