A family day out at Leigh Woods

A child sitting in a den being built by his family.

Our woodland is a great place to do some of the 50 things to do before you're 11 ¾, whatever the weather. Bug hunting, den building, bird watching and more can be done here as you complete our list of not-to-be-missed nature-based activities.

Family events

We've lots of family events. From woodland survival to climbing a tree, there's plenty to get involved in. You can join us during school holidays for led 50 things fun, or take on the list though your own adventures in Leigh Woods.


Family trail

One a visit to the woods why not follow the Franklin the Fox trail around the hill fort. His family has lived here for centuries so he's got lots of stories to tell about what you can see today.
Leigh woods family trail map (PDF / 0.2MB) download


Natural play

The woods are a great place to explore. Look out for our natural play features in the woods with logs to climb over, balance beams and much more. Bring a picnic and enjoy a game on the Plain.
Leaflets and maps

Natural play area

Find out more about our natural play area, with a map to find it, guidelines and information about wobbly balances and more.