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Park and activity type English and Literacy activities in Lesnes Abbey Woods
Summary Lesnes Abbey occupies a commanding hill-slope position looking north across Thamesmead to the Thames. The site includes large expanses of open grassland, and extensive ancient woods (carpeted with wild daffodils in the spring), an area of heathland, the ruins of a twelfth century abbey, formal gardens, an old chalk pit, a fossil bed, and a tumulus. It is a hidden treasure in the heart of suburban London
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Building roads and saving ancient woodlands
Chain stories
Countdown collecting
How did the ladybird get her spots?
Hunting for words
Living wild
Marvellous 'maps'
Minibeast riddles
Poetry treasure hunt
Structured accounts
Using all our senses
Where can I make my home?
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