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Leigh Woods, Bristol
(4.3/5 based on 85+ reviews on the web)
Getting to Leigh Woods:

By Train...

Bristol Temple Meads Train Station 4 miles. From here take First 8/8A bus or, if arriving by bike, National Cycle Network Route 41.

By Road...

From the M5 take J19, then follow the A369 towards Bristol. After Abbots Leigh the woods will be signposted on the left.

By Bus...

First 357/358/359, Bristol-Portishead, departs daily from Bristol Bus Station, or by the harbourside on Anchor Road. Alight at Beggar Bush Lane, from which it is a 10-minute level walk, via Valley Road. First 8/8A from Bristol Temple Meads Train Station. Alight at Clifton Village, then walk across the suspension bridge to Leigh Woods. Take First 9/9A to return to Train Station.City Sightseeing, Mar-Oct, daily. Departs from Broad Quay in the city centre, alight at Clifton Village.

By Bike...

National Cycle Network Route 41, Bristol-Pill, runs to North Road, close to Leigh Woods.
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  • I have taken family, friends and kids for long walks around Leigh Woods. In any season it's a delight and no two walks are the same. Pathways for bikes and for ramblers are clearly marked out and co-e...  more »
  • These are my favourite woods, they have amazing mountain bike tracks, a play park for the kids and even a giant crocodile bench. 
  • I was staying with my daughter in Clifton and we went for a walk over the suspension bridge and then if you turn right after crossing the bridge and keep going you come to the woods. There are lots of...  more »