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Lesnes Abbey

Abbey Road, Belvedere DA17 5DL, England
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It was always a lovley place to walk the dogs & now you can sit & have a coffee it's even nicer.

It was always a lovley place to walk the dogs & now you can sit & have a coffee it's even nicer... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mandy S
A great place just outside central london

We have visited here several times now and each time we find something new. There is history... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Abbey Road, Belvedere DA17 5DL, England

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was always a lovley place to walk the dogs & now you can sit & have a coffee it's even nicer. It's very animal friendly, A nice play area for the kids & a nice walk through the woods with plenty of history. They...More

Thank Mandy S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have visited here several times now and each time we find something new. There is history with the abbey ruins that you can then take home and read more in to if you enjoy history. There is open spaces where children can play and...More

Thank Mr_H_Potomus
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While on a visit to Greenwich, Blackheath. and Woolwich on a sunny July Monday, I made a point to take the train over to Abbey Wood to see the ruined Lesnes Abbey and take a walk in the Abbey Wood. The Abbey remains are well...More

Thank Abbotsbury92
Reviewed August 15, 2017 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

Reviewed August 9, 2017 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

1  Thank Julie J
Reviewed May 11, 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 May 6, 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 April 11, 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 April 8, 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 February 17, 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

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Response from WMJAB | Reviewed this property |
You can take a wheelchair bound person there. There is a building in the centre of the park which has toilet facilities and a coffee shop. This area is particularly flat and pleasant but be advised parts of the park itself... More