Running at Leigh Woods

A group of runners running in Leigh Woods

Leigh Woods are a runners' and walkers' haven on the doorstep of Bristol, with ancient trees and limestone grassland. Designated pathways lead you through oak, small leaf lime and ash forests.

Stretching your legs at Leigh Woods

Leigh Woods is the perfect place to get away from the city for a walk or run through the beautiful broadleaf woodland on the slopes of the Avon Gorge.

Why not download our site map to plan your route in advance?



Keen to brush up on your navigational skills? Why not have a go at our permanent orienteering course at Leigh Woods?

You can download a copy of our orienteering map, produced with funding from The British Orienteering Federation and the Bristol Special Schools Sports Association, here:

RunTogether route at Leigh Woods

RunTogether, created by England Athletics, share running routes across England that are suitable for all abilities.

You can find their route around Leigh Woods here: