Leigh Woods

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

Family on a trail at Leigh Woods

What's on 

Whether it's joining one of our guided nature walks or enjoying some outdoor theatre, keep an eye on our upcoming events here.

Upcoming events

Dawn Chorus Walk

Sun 24 Mar 2019
Take in the early morning air and discover the sounds of Spring with local Bird expert Ed Drewitt. You'll have to be an early bird to take part though!

Leigh Woods Family Nature Day

Fri 12 Apr 2019
Join our Rangers for a day exploring the nature and wildlife of Leigh Woods.

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.

Nature walk with our Lead Ranger

Sat 22 Jun 2019
Join our Lead Ranger Carole for a guided tour of Leigh Woods. Discover why Leigh Woods is so special and what the team are doing to look after it. A real treat for nature lovers.

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.
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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.