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.

Easter Dinosaur Egg Hunt

Lesnes Dinosaur Egg Hunt Professor Anning is a palaeontologist who has been studying the dinosaurs living at Lesnes and she needs your help with her research. Visit the different dinosaur…

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Lesnes Abbey Easter Festival

Lesnes Abbey Easter Festival is back.  With lots to do with the family.  There will be Punch & Judy show, Easter Egg Hunt with a twist!  Magic shows, bouncy castles,…

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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


Children showing their hand-made masks

Schools programme

A happy group gathering

Group opportunities