Events & News

Autumn Fair – 22nd September 2018

The Penllergare Trust is holding its’ Countryside Autumn Fair on the 22nd of September and with the success of last year it should be a great day out for all the family. Apart from he beautiful woodlands, lakes and river, you can see the work of the Penllergare Trust and its army of over 100…
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9th August 2018 0

All Our Yesterdays -Sat 14th July

To celebrate their 10th Anniversary Year, the Friends of Penllergare are joining with the local community to present a one-day exhibition “All Our Yesterdays” at the Llewelyn Hall, Penllergaer on Saturday, 14th July. Drop in and see us any time between 11 am & 4 pm and stay for as long as you like. Have a cup of tea; chat…
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29th June 2018 0

Open Garden – Sunday 15th July 1:30-5:30pm

One of our Trustee’s is holding an Open Garden day to raise funds for a dementia charity, Forget-Me-Not Clubs.  Please support them by visiting…..and support Penllergare Valley Woods by visiting us as well!  A morning walk around the woods,a light lunch at our Coffee Shop, and then a stroll round the open garden and afternoon…
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28th June 2018 0

Evening Ranger Rambles

Join our Estate Manager, David Connick, for his monthly Evening Ranger Ramble around Penllergare Valley Woods. Wednesday July 25th 6:16pm Wednesday August 29th: 6pm Wednesday September 26th: 5pm David’s enthusiasm and interest for Penllergare is infectious, as he talks about the ecology, wildlife and history of the site while taking a stroll around the woods.…
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12th June 2018 0

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

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
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