Events & News

Potting Shed Raffle!

Enter our Potting Shed Raffle in our Coffee Shop for a chance to win one of five fabulous prizes! Just £1 a go!!! Prizes: Picnic Basket Hamper Toy Scarecrow Cream Tea for Two (at our Coffee Shop) Gardener’s Basket Bird Feed Basket The winners will be drawn at random on Saturday 26th May at our…
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11th May 2018 0

THIS SATURDAY! Potting Shed Sale 2018!

    Please join us for a springtime bonanza of botanical bargains!! The Trust’s annual Potting Shed Sale on Saturday, 26th May in the Woodland Centre garden from 11 am to 3 pm is getting nearer.  Please support this great fundraising event organised by the Friends of Penllergare with the help of our staff and Penllergare volunteers.…
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30th April 2018 0

Woodland Scavenger Hunt

Pick-up an I-Spy sheet from the Coffee Shop for just £1 and hunt for the woodland items shown on it as you explore the woods and valley. Can you find a bird’s feather, an item that floats, and something never seen before??! All proceeds go towards the ongoing care of our woods and wildlife. Why…
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6th April 2018 0

May Half-Term Litter Pick: Tue 29th May 10-12

Help us to keep Penllergare clean and tidy for our visitors! Join one of our groups or collect a litter picking kit from our office at 10am, pick a route, and see how much rubbish you can clean up for us as you walk around the woods. Help us even more by getting sponsored to…
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6th April 2018 0

In Memoriam

It is with great sadness that we have to impart the news of the death of Terry Jones, Chairman of the Penllergare Trust. Terry passed away in hospital in the early hours of Saturday after collapsing the previous evening. Terry was appointed Chair of Penllergare Trust in 2012 and worked passionately and tirelessly to make…
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12th February 2018 0

Coffee Shop Volunteers Wanted!

We are currently seeking friendly, willing people to volunteer in our Community Coffee Shop, particularly at weekends. 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 park go back towards helping us…
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12th February 2018 0

Ecology Workshops 2018

The Penllergare Trust is offering a range of one-day ecology workshops, lead by Nigel Robins. Nigel is an ecologist, a local man, and a former Trustee at Penllergare. He has worked for the government and has a keen interest in the wildlife and ecology of the region. Last year’s courses were very well received and…
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1st February 2018 0

New Year, New Look!

We are already experiencing a busy start to 2018, with our spanking, shiny new website and our Coffee Shop improvements now in progress! We will be gradually working to update and streamline the content of our website now that we have a clean new look, so please bear with us if you see some changes.…
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30th January 2018 0

Half Term Litter Pick: Tues 20th Feb 10-12

Join us for a public litter pick to help us to keep Penllergare Valley Woods clean and tidy for all our visitors. Join one of our picking groups, or collect a kit from the office cabin and explore the woods at your own pace while you hunt for litter. Come back to the office cabin…
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30th January 2018 0

Survival School! 25th Feb 10am-4pm

Woodland Classroom’s popular day of Survival Skills for kids comes to Penllergare for Feb half term! “A day of bushcraft adventures in the woods, inspired by Bear Grylls’ recent kids TV show. Open to children aged 8-14 years.  Kids will have to choose which few precious items to take into the woods, discover which plants…
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30th January 2018 0
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