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.

Lesnes Abbey Proms

Come to the first Lesnes Abbey Proms, situated in the beautiful Monk’s Garden with performances from The English Baroque Choir, Bexley Youth Orchestras, Bexley Youth Band and Little Big Band.…

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Global Village World Music Event

Come and enjoy an afternoon of world music and dance in the beautiful surroundings of Lesnes Abbey. All welcome. There will be lots for all the family to see, do,…

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Lesnes Abbey Woods Farmers and Craft Market

We are excited to announce that Lesnes Abbey will be having its very own monthly farmers market! This will be on the 2nd Sunday of each month starting from 13th…

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Lesnes Abbey Woods Farmers and Craft Market

We are excited to announce that Lesnes Abbey will be having its very own monthly farmers market! This will be on the 2nd Sunday of each month starting from 13th…

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Lesnes Abbey Woods Farmers and Craft Market

We are excited to announce that Lesnes Abbey will be having its very own monthly farmers market! This will be on the 2nd Sunday of each month starting from 13th…

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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 hundred club

Muf Architects are going to be guests at The Hundred Club!

We are super excited to not only welcome back The Hundred Club our family art workshop club managed by TACO!…

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Global Village

Global Village and Lesnes Abbey Proms tickets are now on sale!

We are really pleased to announce Lesnes Abbey’s great music weekend tickets are now on sale. We have two amazing…

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a troll at Lesnes abbey

My Teacher is a Troll first performance goes down a storm!

Huge well done to The Ruined Theatre Company whose first performance of My Teacher is a Troll was absolutely brilliant.…

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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.