Leigh Woods

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

Upcoming events

Dusk Chorus Walk

Thu 25 Apr 2019
Enjoy Leigh Woods at dusk and discover the sounds of Spring with National Trust ranger Andy Jones.

Veteran tree walk

Sat 11 May 2019
A walk with our ranger Tor Stanfield, around Leigh Woods National Nature Reserve, discovering our wonderful veteran trees, what makes them so special and how we look after them.

World Ranger Day activities

Wed 31 Jul 2019
In support of World Ranger Day, we invite you to join us at Leigh Woods. World Ranger Day celebrates the work that rangers do across the globe to protect the world's natural and cultural treasures.

Owls, Bats and Bird Calls

Wed 28 Aug 2019
Join wildlife expert Ed Drewitt as we explore the woods by night.
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Wilmotts whitebeam in Leigh Woods

Wildlife in Leigh Woods 

Leigh Woods is a great place to discover wildlife.

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Our work

A National Trust ranger overseeing the measuring of the girth of a beech tree on the Tyntesfield estate

Conserving Bristol's ancient and veteran trees 

Thanks to a generous donation from S C Johnson, we have undertaken a project to conserve a collection of ancient and veteran trees across a number of Bristol sites.

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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.