Leigh Woods

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

Upcoming events

World Ranger Day activities

Wed 31 Jul 2019
10:30-11:30
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
19:30-21:00
Join wildlife expert Ed Drewitt as we explore the woods by night.

Fungi Walk

Sun 06 Oct 2019
09:00-11:00
Know your mushrooms

Nature walk with our Lead Ranger

Sun 20 Oct 2019
09:00-10:30
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.

Veteran tree walk

Sat 09 Nov 2019
09:00-11:00
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.

Walk with an archaeologist

Sat 16 Nov 2019
14:00-16:00
Discover the secrets of Cadbury Camp Iron Age hill fort, behind Tickenham, on a walk with National Trust archaeologist Martin Papworth.
Leigh Woods

History

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Wildlife

Wilmotts whitebeam in Leigh Woods

Wildlife in Leigh Woods 

Leigh Woods is a great place to discover wildlife.

Leigh Woods

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.

Leigh Woods

Learning

School children learning about Iron Age life

Leigh Woods school sessions 

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