Leigh Woods

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

Upcoming events

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.

Three day Hedgelaying course

Sun 02 Feb 2020
10:00-15:30
Learn how to lay a hedge from start to finish on three consecutive Sundays. The three day course starts on the 2nd February and continues on the 9th and 16th of February.

Dawn Chorus Walk

Sat 14 Mar 2020
05:30-07:00
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

Tue 07 Apr 2020
09:30-10:30
Join our Rangers for a day exploring the nature and wildlife of Leigh Woods.

Dusk Chorus Walk

Wed 22 Apr 2020
19:15-20:45
Enjoy Leigh Woods at dusk and discover the sounds of Spring with National Trust ranger Andy Jones.

Veteran tree walk

Sat 23 May 2020
10:00-12:00
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.
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.