Leigh Woods

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

Leigh Woods

Things to see and do

Ranger demonstrating fire lighting, on our woodland survival days.

What's on 

Whether it's taking part in a seasonal trail, joining one of our guided walks, enjoying some outdoor theatre, getting creative at a drawing day or even indulging your inner wild child by trying some den building or woodland survival skills, we have events to suit everybody.

Upcoming events

Family den building workshops

Thu 27 Oct 2016
A workshop in Leigh Woods learning how to make a fantastic den out of materials found on the woodland floor.

Feel Good Friday: Leigh Woods run

Fri 28 Oct 2016
Blow the cobwebs away with a morning run around Leigh Woods, enjoying spectacular scenery along the way. Led by members of the Bristol and West Running Club.

Family woodland survival day

Fri 28 Oct 2016
A fun packed day of activities for all the family to enjoy in Leigh Woods, including fire lighting, cooking on an open fire and den building.

'50 Things' Birthday Party 2016

Sat 29 Oct 2016
Come and celebrate your birthday in style at Leigh Woods. A chance to get outdoors and explore the woods with your friends.

Three day Hedgelaying course

Sun 12 Feb 2017
Join organic Farmer Mike Amos at Lower Failand Farm and learn how to lay a hedge from start to finish on three consecutive Sundays. 12th, 19th and 26th February.

Dawn Chorus Walk

Sun 02 Apr 2017
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!
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Our work

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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.