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National Trust - Leigh Woods

Abbots Leigh, Bristol BS8 3QB, UK

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About National Trust - Leigh Woods

Leigh Woods is a 2-square-kilometre area of woodland on the south-west side of the Avon Gorge. The woodland is a National Nature Reserve and Site of Special Scientific Interest. It’s the largest block of woodland in the Bristol area and is the home to over 500 veteran and ancient trees. One of the iconic location where you can spend some nice time in the middle of nature.



Attractions near National Trust - Leigh Woods

Clifton Downs1.12km from National Trust - Leigh Woods

Clifton Down is an area of public open space in Bristol, England.  The Downs are home to many major events, charity runs, circuses, funfairs and sponsored abseiling events, as well as being a relaxing environment for families to play and couples to stroll.  It is also one of the major shopping centers.

Clifton Observatory1.25km from National Trust - Leigh Woods

Clifton Observatory is a former mill, now used as an observatory, located on Clifton Down. The Observatory houses one of the only camera obscuras still open to the public in the UK. This iconic landmark of Bristol offers a unique viewing platform overlooking the Clifton Suspension bridge and the City of Bristol. The Observatory also offers visitors the chance to travel the underground passage to Ghyston’s Cave, cut out by William West, an artist who used the Observatory as a studio from 1828.

Avon Gorge1.29km from National Trust - Leigh Woods

The Avon Gorge is a 1.5-mile long gorge on the River Avon in Bristol, England.  It forms the boundary between the unitary authorities of North Somerset and Bristol, with the boundary running along the south bank. As Bristol was an important port, the gorge formed a defensive gateway to the city. A nice attraction where you can spend some nice time.

Clifton Suspension Bridge1.29km from National Trust - Leigh Woods

Clifton Suspension Bridge is one of Bristol’s most recognizable structures. Designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel.  The bridge’s spectacular setting on the cliffs of the Avon Gorge has made it the defining symbol of Bristol, drawing thousands of visitors a year just to stroll across for views of the ancient Avon Gorge, elegant Clifton, and the magnificent city beyond.

Bristol Zoo Gardens1.34km from National Trust - Leigh Woods

A majestic zoo and botanical garden which was set over 12 acres with a collection of over 400 species of exotic and endangered animals from across the globe. there are many other indoor exhibits including an insect and reptile house and aquarium meanwhile outside there are several aviaries and a seal and penguin enclosure. The lakes' islands are home to gorillas, tamarins, marmosets, gibbons and squirrel monkeys.

Old Sneed Park Nature Reserve1.48km from National Trust - Leigh Woods

Old Sneed Park Nature Reserve is a quiet and peaceful field walk just off the road Glenavon Park. It boasts a variety of wildflowers and includes a lake full of ducks. There is a stone path down past the lake and to the field where well-trodden paths take you around the field and into a small wood or down to the Portway.

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Bristol City80 attractions

The city of Bristol, set inland on the Avon River and with access to the Bristol Channel, has an illustrious history as one of England's oldest ports. Among Bristol's many tourist attractions are 30 art galleries and a number of parks. For families, there's Bristol Zoo Gardens and We The Curious, a science and arts center that is especially designed to engage young minds.