Abbey ruins

Enjoy the outdoors

Visit our Grade II listed abbey ruins

Monk sculpture

Great day out

Explore the woods and find the hidden sculptures

Festival

Family fun

So much to see and do

Welcome to Lesnes Abbey Woods

Situated in South East London, this unique site offers 88 hectares of ancient woodland, a park and a ruined abbey. We welcome visitors all year round with a range of events and a beautiful space for conferences, workshops and wedding receptions.

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What's on

There is plenty to do: Fitness and art classes; school and group visits; events and volunteering opportunities.

Tai Chi

A great way to start the week attending Tai Chi classes run by the Taoist Arts Organisation. Pathway to Health and Well-being 6 classes cost £42.00 and £8 for a…

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Tai Chi

A great way to start the week attending Tai Chi classes run by the Taoist Arts Organisation. Pathway to Health and Well-being 6 classes cost £42.00 and £8 for a…

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Tai Chi

A great way to start the week attending Tai Chi classes run by the Taoist Arts Organisation. Pathway to Health and Well-being 6 classes cost £42.00 and £8 for a…

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Tai Chi

A great way to start the week attending Tai Chi classes run by the Taoist Arts Organisation. Pathway to Health and Well-being 6 classes cost £42.00 and £8 for a…

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Tai Chi

A great way to start the week attending Tai Chi classes run by the Taoist Arts Organisation. Pathway to Health and Well-being 6 classes cost £42.00 and £8 for a…

Read more

Tai Chi

A great way to start the week attending Tai Chi classes run by the Taoist Arts Organisation. Pathway to Health and Well-being 6 classes cost £42.00 and £8 for a…

Read more

Tai Chi

A great way to start the week attending Tai Chi classes run by the Taoist Arts Organisation. Pathway to Health and Well-being 6 classes cost £42.00 and £8 for a…

Read more

Tai Chi

A great way to start the week attending Tai Chi classes run by the Taoist Arts Organisation. Pathway to Health and Well-being 6 classes cost £42.00 and £8 for a…

Read more

Tai Chi

A great way to start the week attending Tai Chi classes run by the Taoist Arts Organisation. Pathway to Health and Well-being 6 classes cost £42.00 and £8 for a…

Read more

Tai Chi

A great way to start the week attending Tai Chi classes run by the Taoist Arts Organisation. Pathway to Health and Well-being 6 classes cost £42.00 and £8 for a…

Read more
View of the Lodge through trees

Looking for somewhere to host your event, party or conference in beautiful surroundings?

Latest news

Find out about the latest updates and activities that are happening at Lesnes Abbey Woods

the Lesnes hundred nominee naming their tree

The Lesnes Hundred is Launched

The Lesnes Hundred was launched at a beautiful celebratory event on 26th June at Lesnes Abbey Woods. From January to…

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image of sausages artisan bread and other foods that can be bought at the Farmers Market

Lesnes has a new Farmers and Craft Market

Lesnes Abbey will be having its very own monthly farmers market! Every 2nd Sunday of each month 10am to 3pm…

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Poster advertising the play my teacher is a troll

My Teacher is a Troll – a new show for Lesnes

We are so excited to welcome The Ruined Theatre’s production of  Our Teacher’s a Troll by Dennis Kelly (writer of ‘Matilda…

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Download the Lesnes app

Access lots of information about the history and ecology of this beautiful site.

Lesnes Abbey visitor survey

We value your opinion and would like to hear what you think about Lesnes Abbey Woods.