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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

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

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

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
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