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

Three day hedgelaying course

Sun 03 Feb 2019
10:00-15:30
Join organic Farmer Mike Amos at Lower Failand Farm and learn how to lay a hedge from start to finish on three consecutive Sundays. 3, 10 and 17 February.

Dawn Chorus Walk

Sun 24 Mar 2019
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

Fri 12 Apr 2019
09:30-11:00
Join our Rangers for a day exploring the nature and wildlife of Leigh Woods.

Dusk Chorus Walk

Thu 25 Apr 2019
19:00-20:30
Enjoy Leigh Woods at dusk and discover the sounds of Spring with National Trust ranger Andy Jones.

Veteran tree walk

Sat 11 May 2019
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.
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History

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Wildlife

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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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.