Leigh Woods

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

Leigh Woods

Things to see and do

Leigh Woods

What's on 

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

Gone Sketching - Drawing Group

Tue 03 May 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

The Moon Princess by The Whispering Wood Folk

Fri 06 May 2016
Whispering Woods will be back again touring a new show called "Moon Princess", a retelling of a traditional Japanese tale.

'50 Things' Birthday Party 2016

Sat 07 May 2016
Come and celebrate your birthday in style at Leigh Woods. A chance to get outdoors and explore the woods with your friends.

Failand Spring Walk

Sun 08 May 2016
Explore Failand with our lead ranger and tennant farmer. Carpets of bluebells and other wild flowers, lambs and calves, far reaching views all wrapped in the story of the areas rich history.

Feel Good Friday: Leigh Woods run

Fri 13 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.

Pond Dipping at Wild Place Project - Bristol Bioblitz Event

Fri 13 May 2016
Join the expedition to discover and record as many different species of wildlife as we can find in 24 hours as the Leigh Woods team join the BioBlitz Bristol team at Wild Place Project.
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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.