Events & News

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

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

Merry Xmas!

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from all of us at Penllergare Valley Woods                         The Elephant Tree – Photo by Brian Meredith  


15th December 2017 0

Autumn Specials at Coffee Shop

Visit our Coffee Shop in October for some special Halloween and Autumn flavours: Try our Halloween special Pumpkin and Ginger Spice cake, along with a cinnamon hot chocolate, or coffee.                     We offer syrups in Cinnamon, Caramel, Vanilla, or Hazelnut flavours, and are planning to add…
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3rd October 2017 0

Putting us on the Map!

Many thanks to Kevin Williams and students from Birchgrove Comprehensive School for taking photographs of Penllergare Valley Woods and quite literally putting us on the map with Google! Their hard work can be seen by clicking the links below. Kevin is planning to eventually cover the whole of the woods. From the car park: http://bit.ly/2jrDseH…
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14th September 2017 0

Country Fair 23rd September 2017

We are having a Country Fair in celebration of local crafts. Come and join us 23 September 2017 for our #penllergarecountryfair. See demonstrations of local crafts, show off your creativity and take part in our photography competition and have a chance to feature in one of our calendars, create your own Fairy Garden, who knows…
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29th August 2017 0

Certificate of Excellence for Penllergare

We are pleased to announce that Penllergare Valley Woods has been awarded the 2017 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. This is our third year running. Thank you to all our visitors for rating us so highly.


22nd June 2017 0
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