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.

Halloween Crafts

Join us for a session of Halloween crafts at Lesnes Abbey which will help you create a spooky atmosphere back at home. Get in the Halloween spirit! By making your…

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Halloween Story Trail

A witch has taken up her home in Lesnes Abbey and accidently turned herself into a frog. She needs your help with the brewing of a powerful restoration potion to…

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Hansel and Gretel

The Ruined Theatre, the team behind the summer hits Our Teacher’s a Troll and Peter Pan, now bring you another thrilling tale!  When Hansel and Gretel’s devoted father has a…

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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