All Challenges



Challenge 1

Support Events and Workshops

Lesnes Abbey Woods is beginning to run events and workshops again and we would like volunteers to help support this programme.

Challenge 2

Ancient tree detectives

Help us and the Woodland Trust to find and record ancient trees in our woods.

Challenge 3

Community Photographer

Help us to capture the beauty of Lesnes Abbey Woods and create an online gallery

Challenge 4

Gardening Volunteers

Lesnes Abbey Wood is home to some beautiful landscaped gardens. We rely on the help of our volunteers to help keep the gardens well maintained and tidy.

Challenge 5

Lesnes Abbey Diversity Champion

Could you be part of an informal virtual steering group representing diverse communities around the Abbey Wood area, including Bexleyheath, Woolwich, Dartford?

Challenge 6

Lesnes Abbey Friends

We are looking for people who care passionately about this beautiful place and want to see it continue to thrive and develop. We’d like to establish a Friends Group to develop and contribute to events, volunteering days and to fundraise.

Challenge 7

Lesnes Abbey Learning support

We are looking for volunteers to support our education team, North West Kent Countryside Partnership, to give schools a great learning experience at lesnes Abbey Woods.

Challenge 8

Nature and History Guides

We are looking for volunteers who would like to become Lesnes Abbey Walking Tour Guides, to take visitors around Lesnes Abbey Woods either focusing on the history or ecology/geology of the site (or both).

Challenge 9

Nature Conservation Days

The site relies on the help of our volunteers to maintain and manage the woodland, heath, meadows and ponds. The work we carry out on the practical conservation days varies greatly according to the season and daily requirements.

Challenge 10

Share your memories

What does Lesnes Abey Woods mean to you? Share your memorable moments with us.

Challenge 11

Social Media Champions

Become a Lesnes Abbey Woods Social Media Champion and help spread the word of this amazing woodland and park.

Challenge 12

Wildlife Recorders

Contribute to building up comprehensive species records by commiting to a regular survey such as a butterfly or bumblebee transect which will help inform how we manage the site.