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Friends Field Study Day at Penllergare Valley Woods

Friends of Penllergare Field Study Day

The Friends of Penllergare thoroughly enjoyed a most interesting and informative Field Study Day on 20th June led by Trustee and ecologist, Nigel Robins. The weather was ideal for a four hour exploration, fine but not too hot. Although with Penllergare’s special micro-climate it was much warmer on the valley floor than it was at…
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22nd June 2015 0
Penllergare Valley Woods - Dog Safety Signs

You and Your Dog at Penllergare Valley Woods

We want you and your dog to enjoy Valley Woods.  Please act responsibly during your visit and help us keep the wildlife and environment at Valley Woods safe for all visitors to enjoy. Uncontrolled dogs are a nuisance and potentially harmful to other visitors, other dogs and to our wildlife.  Always Pick up After your…
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12th June 2015 0
Bynea History Group - June 2015 JE

Guided Walk for Bynea History Group

Tuesday 9th July 2015 Bynea History Group were given a guided walk by Trustee, Jennie Eyers. Their last visit to Valley Woods was in May 2013 when everything was in turmoil and this time they particularly wanted to see the completed parts of the Heritage Lottery Funded project.  They were delighted with the results and…
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11th June 2015 0

Penllergare Plant Sale

Following the success of our Potting Shed Sale, a couple of our wonderful gardening volunteers, Sue & Andy will be setting up a plant stall every Thursday from 9.30 til 2pm, where visitors can purchase plants  grown by them to raise funds to help the restoration and maintenance of Penllergare Valley Woods. Please call in and say…
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4th June 2015 0
Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence

Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence

Penllergare Valley Woods awarded 2015 Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence Recognised as one of the Top 10 Things to do in Swansea as Reviewed by Travellers on the World’s Largest Travel Site Now in its fifth year, the award celebrates excellence in hospitality and is given only to establishments that consistently achieve great reviews on TripAdvisor. Certificate of Excellence winners…
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4th June 2015 0

Siop Goffi a Redir Gan y Gymuned

Wedi’i agor ym mis Medi 2013, mae ein siop goffi a redir gan y gymuned yn cael ei rhedeg gan fwy na 40 o wirfoddolwyr. Galwch i mewn i gael sgwrs, “coffi go iawn”, teisennau, sgons a brechdannau cartref blasus yn ogystal â bisged ar gyfer ein ffrindiau’r cŵn! Mae’r holl elw’n mynd at waith…
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2nd June 2015 0
Keith & the Monday Walkers

Monday’s Walk for Health

For over 5 years, our Volunteer Ranger Keith Clements has been leading a regular walk on a Monday afternoon around Penllergare Valley Woods. After a brief sojourn, Keith is back  leading his group on a (roughly) 2 hour walk around Penllergare Valley Woods, learning about the history, flora & fauna of this secret and magical place.…
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1st June 2015 0
Friends of Penllergare Potting Shed Sale

Potting Shed Perfection

Impeccable May weather brought crowds of supporters to the Potting Shed Sale organised by the Friends of Penllergare on Saturday the 23rd.  For this important fundraising occasion the Woodland Centre garden was decked out with marquees, gazebos and bunting under which were hundreds of donated bedding plants, perennials, herbs, shrubs, planters and small trees awaiting…
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26th May 2015 0
Penllergare Trust - Dylan Thomas Community School May 2015 x

Dylan Thomas Community School Project

For the past 2 weeks we have welcomed nearly 100 students from nearby Dylan Thomas Community School. Together with representatives from Cornerstone Church, Penllergaer these youngsters have restored over 230 meters of pathways through Penllergare Valley Woods. The path from Parc Penllergare to the Valley Woods was their main focus, but as they worked so…
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22nd May 2015 0
Early Autumn Colours - Upper Lake - Carey Beor Autumn 2014 (R)

Veolia Environmental Trust Visit to Penllergare Valley Woods

Wednesday 20th May 2015 saw the celebration of the end of work to restore and regenerate aspects of our beautiful Penllergare Valley Woods, near Swansea. Trustees,  volunteers and staff from the Ymddiriedolaeth Penllergare / the Penllergare Trust, welcomed representatives of Veolia Environment Trust to see the results of the project which started in July 2013.  Veolia Environment Trust…
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20th May 2015 0
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