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volunteers learning how to become a history guide

Volunteer Training History Walking Guides

July 31, 2021

Thank you to our amazing Volunteers who have signed up to become Lesnes Abbey’s first History Walking Guides. They are currently attending a 2 day course being run at the…

councillor visit

Peter Fortune GLA Member for Bexley and Bromley Visits Lesnes

July 31, 2021

We were delighted welcome Peter Fortune GLA Member for Bexley and Bromley and Cllr Craske Cabinet Member for Places. They were given a tour of the woods, where they saw…

the Lesnes hundred nominee naming their tree

The Lesnes Hundred is Launched

June 26, 2021

The Lesnes Hundred was launched at a beautiful celebratory event on 26th June at Lesnes Abbey Woods. From January to May 2021 artist Eric MacLennan interviewed a hundred members of…

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

Lesnes has a new Farmers and Craft Market

June 15, 2021

Lesnes Abbey will be having its very own monthly farmers market! Every 2nd Sunday of each month 10am to 3pm and will feature locally sourced and handmade food, fresh produce,…

Poster advertising the play my teacher is a troll

My Teacher is a Troll – a new show for Lesnes

June 15, 2021

We are so excited to welcome The Ruined Theatre’s production of  Our Teacher’s a Troll by Dennis Kelly (writer of ‘Matilda the Musical).  A story of two terrible twins with a talent for…

The Gardening Club get busy in the garden

Lesnes Abbey Woods Welcomes Back its Volunteers

April 30, 2021

We are very pleased to announce that Garden volunteering resumes on Tuesday 4th May followed by Nature Conservation volunteering on Wednesday 5th May. The meeting point is by the cherry…

Wild daffodils and squirrel at Lesnes Abbey Woods

Spring has arrived at Lesnes Abbey Woods – The Wild Daffodils are in bloom

March 1, 2021

It is official Spring has arrived at Lesnes Abbey Woods our wild daffodils have just come into bloom and they are looking stunning.  We have one of the largest collection…

Lesnes Hundred Trees

Name a Tree after Someone Important to You

February 2, 2021

Artist Eric MacLennan is inviting nominations for people to have a tree in Lesnes Abbey Woods named after someone important to them. The Lesnes Hundred by Eric MacLennan is a…

Raising the Green Flag

Green Flag award

November 20, 2020

We are proud to announce that Lesnes Abbey Woods has received a Green Flag Award for the third year in a row.  The judges stated in their report that ‘Lesnes…

Yoga class

Yoga and Pilates

November 20, 2020

Come and join one of our Yoga or Pilate classes at Lesnes Abbey Lodge.  What better way to get fit and unwind with stunning views over the Abbey and woods. …