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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
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
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
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.
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
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.
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