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Wildcraft! for Kids 26th, 27th, 28th July

This summer holiday Woodlanclassroom’s  video game inspired activity days return to Swansea. In games like Minecraft and Terraria, players have to survive in a hostile environment; build their own house, hunt for their food, hunt for materials and fend off wandering monsters. Sure, your child can survive in the wilderness on the computer screen, but can…
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2nd July 2018 0

Time Travel at Penllergare this Summer!

  New for 2018!  History comes alive at Penllergare for the summer holidays! Travel back in time! Join a medieval knight, Roman soldier, Greek Hoplite, or World War 1 soldier for the day and experience life in their time!   Suitable for children aged 6-12, the history days bring armour, weapons and artefacts for your children…
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2nd July 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

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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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
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