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Leigh Woods, Bristol

Categories: Forests, Nature & Parks
Inspirock Rating:
4.2/5 based on 80+ 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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  • The woods themselves were nice, and some parts were very beautiful. However, I found the area to be signposted in a very confusing manner. It wasn't always clear where to go, and which paths were for ...  read more »
  • Came upon Leigh Woods by mistake,took a very long detour from the city to get too the other side of the river hoping to get up too the Suspension Bridge and what a fantastic walk it turned out to be, ...  read more »
  • I you have a mountain bike not only for a inner city transport and like a bit more than just countryside road than this is a place for you. Good for inexperience and experience riders, just choose the...  read more »
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