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

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 3

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 4

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.

Challenge 5

Global Village stewards Sept 25th

Help us to support visitors to our Global Village event on September 25th

Challenge 6

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 7

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 8

Share your memories

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

Challenge 9

Wildlife Reporters

Help us, and Greenspace for Greater London, by logging what birds, bugs and animals you spot on your walks around Lesnes Abbey Woods

Challenge 10

Ancient tree detectives

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

Challenge 11

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 12

Front of House- Lesnses Abbey Proms -Sept 26th