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FRI 5 SEP

Owls, Bats and Stars Wildlife Walk with the National Trust

Leigh Woods, Bristol

Run by: The National Trust - Leigh Woods

Come to Leigh Woods for an interesting and informative evening owl, bats and stars walk with local zoologist, freelance naturalist, bird expert and all round wildlife detective Ed Drewitt!

clock19:30–21:30

Suitable for any age

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Spider web on a branch in Leigh Woods

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Activities are not organised by the BBC unless stated otherwise. Neither is the BBC responsible for the accuracy of the information provided. If you are under 18, ask your parent/guardian before taking part in any activity.

Other Dates

This activity also runs on these dates:

  1. Sat 6 Sep 19:30–21:30

Cost

The cost of the evening wildlife walk is: Adults £10.00, children £7.00. Bookings can be made either online at http://tinyurl.com/btswude or by phone on 08442 491895.

Difficulty level

  1. Easy
  2. Leisurely
  3. Moderate
  4. Hard

Location

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Leigh Woods

National Trust, Valley Road, Bristol, BS8 3PZ

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/leigh-woods/things-to-see-and-do/events/

About this location

A wilderness of tranquility set against Brunel's famous suspension bridge.

Explore the beautiful and diverse broadleaf Show more… woodland on the plateau above the famous Avon Gorge, boasting superb views across the city to downland beyond. Leigh Woods has been an intrinsic part of Bristolian life for centuries.

Designated pathways will lead you through oak, small leaf lime and ash forest. Springtime brings an abundance of bluebells and wood anemones, whilst the summer months offer relaxing, shady walks. The red and golden hues of autumn, combined with an interesting array of fungi, are particularly beautiful.

Former woodland pasture offers a mixture of open grassy glades, surrounded by broadleaf woodland and many veteran oak pollards, where established footpaths lead to wonderful views of the suspension bridge and the city beyond.

An easy surface pathway follows the base of the gorge, where the true scale of it becomes apparent. Look up to the soaring suspension bridge above and the beautiful broadleaf woodland, interspersed with areas of flower-rich limestone grassland around old stone quarries. Rockrose, Bristol Rock-cress and Black Knapweed are all native to this area.
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A wilderness of tranquility set against Brunel's famous suspension bridge.

Explore the beautiful and diverse broadleaf woodland on the plateau above the famous Avon Gorge, boasting superb views across the city to downland beyond. Leigh Woods has been an intrinsic part of Bristolian life for centuries.

Designated pathways will lead you through oak, small leaf lime and ash forest. Springtime brings an abundance of bluebells and wood anemones, whilst the summer months offer relaxing, shady walks. The red and golden hues of autumn, combined with an interesting array of fungi, are particularly beautiful.

Former woodland pasture offers a mixture of open grassy glades, surrounded by broadleaf woodland and many veteran oak pollards, where established footpaths lead to wonderful views of the suspension bridge and the city beyond.

An easy surface pathway follows the base of the gorge, where the true scale of it becomes apparent. Look up to the soaring suspension bridge above and the beautiful broadleaf woodland, interspersed with areas of flower-rich limestone grassland around old stone quarries. Rockrose, Bristol Rock-cress and Black Knapweed are all native to this area.

Contact

This activity is organised and run by The National Trust - Leigh Woods.

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