Band playing at outdoor event

What's on

Lesnes Abbey Woods values the community around us and welcomes you to join us for a host of events, activities and workshops. Be part of it!

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

Scavenger Hunt Park Trail

Squirrels Sally and Simon have managed to lose all their favourite foods in Lesnes Abbey Woods. Can you find the clues in the arboretum (near Chestnuts Kiosk)? Help Sally and…

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Fossil Digging Workshop

Calling all budding Palaeontologists. Come to Lesnes Abbey’s fossil pit to dig up fossilised sharks teeth and other exciting finds. Lesnes Abbey’s fossil pit is 55 million years old and…

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Woodland Walk

Join us this half term for a two hour walk exploring Lesnes Abbey Woods, taking you on a journey through time as well as nature.  Meet at the Chestnuts Kiosk…

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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…

Read more

Lesnes Active

From a gentle stroll to yoga, pilates or tai-chi classes, Lesnes Active brings you  a great selection of activities to get you moving.

Yoga class sitting in lotus position

Book an exercise class

Try out our free trim trail

Walking group in the woods

Join one of our friendly walking groups

Explore all our activities

Whatever your level of fitness or interests, join us to improve body and mind, make friends and get out and about. There's plenty more on our Lesnes Active page.

Lesnes Learn

It's good to keep learning! Take advantage of our versatile classrooms and outside spaces to learn something new or make something surprising.

Happy woodworkers

Workshops 

Children showing their hand-made masks

Schools programme

A happy group gathering

Group opportunities