Category: News

Project News (No. 19)

To view the latest edition of our Project News newsletter, please click the link below.  This provides an overview of the projects, progress and achievements at Penllergare over the past few months. Project News No.19 (Feb 2017) Some of our hard-working volunteers enjoying a well-earned tea break!


10th February 2017 0
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

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

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

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

Potting Shed Sale

Sadly the sun does not always shine at Penllergare! The annual Potting Shed Sale on the 21st was a rather wet affair. But that didn’t deter our stalwart volunteers who put on their waterproofs and their best smiles and welcomed a surprising  number of visitors who came in search of a bargain in spite of…
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27th May 2016 0

Swansea Life Awards – Please Vote

                              Penllergare Valley Woods Coffee Shop has been nominated for a Swansea Life Award under the Cafe Culture section. Please click here, find us on the list (under Cafe Culture), and tick and submit to vote for us. Our Coffee Shop…
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27th May 2016 0
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