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watercolour painting of boats on a lake

Woodland Watercolours Taster – Thurs 4th April 10am-12:30

Join our lovely volunteer, Judy, for a free painting/drawing for pleasure taster session as part of the Swansea Learning Festival. Thursday 4th April, 10am-12:30pm at our Woodland Centre at Penllergare Valley Woods. Please email contact@penllergare.org to book a place. The session is aimed at beginners who would like to have a go. There is an…
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12th March 2019 0

Spring Has Sprung!

Spring has sprung early at Penllergare this year and we have been very busy for the time of year with visitors making the most of the fine weather. Some visitors have asked us about the builders parking in our car park, as there have sometimes been a lack of spaces left. We arranged for the…
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26th February 2019 0

Half Term Litter Pick – Tues 26th Feb 10-12

Be a #LocalHero and help us to keep Penllergare Valley Woods clean and tidy for our visitors and wildlife! Meet outside the office cabin at 10am to join a guided picking group, or collect a litter picking kit and make your own way around the woods. Collect as much litter as you can, and meet…
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12th February 2019 0

Please Save Penllergare Valley Woods!

Penllergare Valley Woods is a charity and relies on the support of you, our visitors. Please help us continue our work and donate what you can to our fundraising campaign: Save Penllergare Valley Woods Swansea. Please click to donate: https://www.gofundme.com/save-penllergare-valley-woods… We are facing increased operating costs this year and we need your continued support to allow…
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4th February 2019 0

C25K Running Group – Sundays 10am

The Penllergare Valley Woods Running Group meets at Penllergare every Sunday at 10am with two groups for either new runners starting out on the C25k programme (Couch to 5k in 9 weeks!) or an advanced group for runners doing 5-10k. The latest batch of C25k runners started the programme on 6th January, with around 70…
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24th January 2019 0

Wildcraft Adventure! 1st March 2019

Getting kids offscreen and outdoors this February half term week in Swansea! Woodland Classroom’s video game inspired outdoor activity days return. In games like Minecraft and Terraria, players have to survive in a hostile environment; build their own house, hunt for their food, search for materials and fend off wandering monsters. Sure, your child can…
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24th January 2019 0

Coffee Shop Volunteers Wanted!

We are currently seeking friendly, willing people to volunteer in our Community Coffee Shop for half a day on either Saturdays or Sundays. Our Coffee Shop is mainly staffed by volunteers and we couldn’t keep going without them. They are the heart of Penllergare Valley Woods. All the proceeds from our Coffee Shop and car…
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20th January 2019 0

Concert With Carols – 8th December 2018

Join us for a fundraising evening of festive song and music at St David’s Church, Penllergaer, organised by The Friends of Penllergare group. You are also welcome to join us for mince pies and refreshments at the Llewelyn Hall afterwards. Saturday 8th December at 7pm.  Entry is by ticket only (no admission on the door),…
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26th November 2018 0

National Lottery #ThanksToYou Offer – Saturday 8th December 2018

Without National Lottery players, The Penllergare Trust wouldn’t have been able to claim funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund to allow us to restore and preserve the history, nature and ecology of Penllergare Valley Woods. As a Thank You to all you lottery players out there, if you bring your National Lottery ticket to Penllergare…
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8th November 2018 0
Halloween hotdogs at Penllergare Valley Woods Coffee Shop Weds 31st Oct 2018
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