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Lesnes Abbey

Abbey Road, Belvedere DA17 5DL, England
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A beautiful place

Set on the midst of the rather concrete surroundings of Abbey Wood; Lesnes Abbey offers much in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
WMJAB
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London, United Kingdom
via mobile
Regular Walking Group

We have a regular weekly walking group on Thursdays around the ruins and in the surrounding woods... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Julie J
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London, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
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Abbey Road, Belvedere DA17 5DL, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Set on the midst of the rather concrete surroundings of Abbey Wood; Lesnes Abbey offers much in terms of facilities and pleasant surroundings for joggers, walkers, dog lovers and ramblers alike. There are many pathways winding their way through the manicured gardens, vantage points to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have a regular weekly walking group on Thursdays around the ruins and in the surrounding woods. There is a new coffee kiosk to grab a drink. Woods are well worth a visit where you can find fossils, ponds and plenty of wildlife. You get...More

Thank Julie J
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Had heard they had done a lot of refurbishments. Lovely for a walk through the Monks Garden or admiring the sea of bluebells. Didn't get to see the tree carvings but shall save that for another visit. There is also now a small community centre...More

Thank LondonCommutergirl
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Heard that the refurbishment was complete and went over for a walk. It was lovely. New paths and little garden areas created. Rhododendrons and bluebells in bloom. Cafe area open but visitors centre not.

Thank 111aor
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Recently overhauled with a Lottery grant this historic site and gardens lead into ancient woodlands, Abbey Wood. Fantastic walking with well trodden paths and so peaceful for a woodland on the edge of London. If you have kids you can finish up at the childrens...More

1  Thank wenmon17
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

A lovely place to stroll around the abbey ruins. The woods are nice with spring flowers in bloom. Well kept and tidy. There is a cafe and the carving of the monk is well worth a look. Well worth a visit.

Thank innerself59
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

I've visited Lessness Abbey since I was a little girl. Mum never had a lot of money so a day out was a bus to Lessness and a packet Lunch - we loved it !! Climbing over the ruins we were Pirates one week looking...More

Thank susie1717m
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We walked through the local woods. Found this on the other side. Well refurbished and well kept. Great for walking the dog or a stroll. Family play area for all ages. Some great views over the Thames.

Thank AndyR_13
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

A nice relaxing part of london. Good for walks and good place to get your head away from the hustle and bustle of london. Recommend a visit.

Thank MR_GYP
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

This is a good picturesque place. Has woodland area as well if you are keen rambler. The only thing I think this place lakes is a cafe and facility's

Thank James B
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