Facilities and accessibility
Whether you are looking for a venue to host your event, party or have a family day out, Lesnes Abbey Woods has everything you need to make your day a success.
Lesnes Abbey Park and Woodland Opening Times
The woodland and park are open from dawn to dusk, 365 days a year.
Lesnes Abbey Lodge
We run activities, classes and workshops throughout the year at Lesnes Abbey Lodge. You can hire the Lodge for conferences, classes and workshops. We also do private hires for birthday parties, wedding receptions and blessings. The Lodge has stunning views over the park and abbey ruins, creating the perfect backdrop for your event. You can either hire the whole space (14mx 7m) or one of our sub divided classrooms (7m x 7m).
See What’s On and Hire Lesnes Abbey Lodge for further details and booking information.
You will find these situated at Lesnes Abbey Lodge next to the kiosk.
|Public toilets opening times|
|1st April -31st October||9:00 – 18:00|
|1st November – 31st March||9.00 – 17:00|
This comprises of an extensive play area, junior BMX track, parkour, basketball courts and outdoor gym. There is something to enjoy whatever age you are.
There are bike stands just outside Lesnes Abbey Lodge, bicycles can be secured but are left at owners risk. There are many paths that are suitable for cycling and for younger riders we have a BMX track in the Recreation Area on Abbey Road
The park and gardens are fully accessible to wheelchair users. The best entrance to use is situated at the bottom of the hill on New Road (near Monks Close).
With 88 hectares of woodland and park, there are plenty of lovely walks that you can explore with your dog/s. The Chestnuts Kiosk kindly provide water bowls for all those dogs that are thirsty after exploring the woods.
We ask owners to keep their dogs on their lead in the park area and dogs are not allowed in the play area and Monk's Garden.
Each week we feature Dog of the Week sign up to our Instagram and Twitter, we have met some super dogs who love exploring Lesnes Abbey Woods
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.