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Penllergare Walled Gardens

Phase Two Consultation

We are pleased to announce our plans for Phase Two of the restoration of Penllergare Valley Woods: the walled gardens, vinery and orchid house. Please click here to read about our plans. As well as restoring the walled garden, we are looking to develop a series of activities. We have begun to break them down into key…
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23rd December 2016 0

2017 Calendar Now On Sale!

The first ever Penllergare Valley Woods calendar is now on sale at our Coffee Shop and in our online shop. Priced at just £6.95, the calendar includes photographs by some of our valued volunteers and supporters, showing the beautiful scenery and wildlife of Penllergare. All proceeds go to The Penllergare Trust to help us to…
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9th December 2016 0
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Annual Report 2016

The Penllergare Trust Annual Report is now available to view on our Strategies, Plans & Policies Page.  Please scroll down to find it or click here.  


31st October 2016 0

Vote for Penllergare!

Voting is now closed.  Thank you to every one who voted for us.   Please vote for Penllergare in the People’s Choice Awards for the top ten Green Flag parks in the UK! Please click the link below and then click ‘vote for this site’. It would be fantastic if we could be voted into…
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22nd September 2016 0

Green Flag Award for Penllergare Valley Woods

Penllergare Valley Woods is proud to announce that we have been awarded a prestigious Green Flag Award – the international mark of a quality green space, awarded by Keep Wales Tidy. We were visited by two judges in June, who had a guided tour around the Valley Woods and our facilities and assessed Penllergare for the award. This…
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21st July 2016 0

PVW Project News

To read a copy of the latest issue of Project News, our twice-yearly newsletter, please click here.


20th July 2016 0

June Wildlife

This month our Volunteer Ranger and photographer, Brian Meredith, was lucky enough to spot this weasel. Weasels are a rare sight at Penllergare, and a chance encounter with the camera got Brian this lovely shot as the weasel crossed his path. A more common sight in the Valley Woods are squirrels, which can often be…
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24th June 2016 0

Penllergare Receives QAVS Award

Penllergare Valley Woods was proud to be awarded with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service 2016  at a ceremony held for our volunteers last Friday.  The QAVS is the highest award that a voluntary group can achieve, and is the equivalent of an MBE.  The certificate, signed by the Queen, was awarded by the Lord Lieutenant…
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21st June 2016 0

Babes in the Woods

Penllergare is bursting with new life at this time of year!  (Ducklings and Coots by Jo Hawkes, Nuthatch by Tony Morgan).


3rd June 2016 0

Queen’s Voluntary Service Award for Penllergare!

The Penllergare Trust has been honoured with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the highest award a voluntary group can receive in the UK, which is equivalent to an MBE. The award citation states: “A small group of volunteers worked during the early years to repair the damage done to the Penllergare estate by neglect…
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3rd June 2016 0
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