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Half Term Litter Pick – Tues 28th May 10-12

Be a #LocalHero and help us to keep Penllergare Valley Woods clean and tidy for our visitors and wildlife! Meet outside the office cabin at 10am to join a guided picking group, or collect a litter picking kit and make your own way around the woods. Collect as much litter as you can, and meet…
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21st May 2019 0

Dawn Chorus Bird Walk Sat 4th May 6am

Rise and shine this weekend to join our Trustee, Ciaran O’Brien, for a guided Dawn Chorus walk around Penllergare Valley Woods at 6am on Saturday 4th May. Enjoy the morning songs of the variety of birds at Penllergare and learn more about our wildlife and the important ecology of the woods. Due to the nature…
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29th April 2019 0

Potting Shed Sale 2019

Potting Shed Sale Woodland Centre Garden Penllergare Valley Woods Saturday, 1st June from 11 am – 3 pm The BIG SPRING FUNDRAISING EVENT in the Penllergare Valley Woods calendar is getting nearer.  Organised by the Friends of Penllergare and run by volunteers (with valuable help from staff) all profits from the Potting Shed Sale go towards the…
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24th April 2019 0

Evening Ranger Rambles – Next: 29th May

Join our Estate Manager, David Connick, for his monthly Evening Ranger Ramble around Penllergare Valley Woods. Wednesday 1st May: 6pm Wednesday 29th May: 6pm Wednesday 26th June: 6pm Wednesday 31st July: 6pm Wednesday 28th August: 6pm Wednesday 25th September: 5:30pm David’s enthusiasm and interest for Penllergare is infectious, as he talks about the ecology, wildlife…
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18th April 2019 0

Water and Wildlife

Please help us to protect our wildlife, much of which is currently nesting and breeding. Please, No Swimming, No Fishing, No Dogs in the Water. Also: No Camping, No Fires/Barbecues. Thank you.


17th April 2019 0

Easter Litter Pick – Tues 23rd April 10am-12noon

Be a #LocalHero and help us to keep Penllergare Valley Woods clean and tidy for our visitors and wildlife as part of the #GBSpringClean! Meet outside the office cabin at 10am to join a guided picking group, or collect a litter picking kit and make your own way around the woods. Collect as much litter…
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22nd March 2019 0

Fungi Walk – Sat 13th April 10:30am

Join Hywel Evans of the Glamorgan Fungus Group for a guided walk of Penllergare Valley Woods and learn all about the different types of fungi which grow in the woods. Meet in the main car park at Penllergare ready to set-off at 10:30am. The walk will last for 1.5-2 hours. This event is free of…
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22nd March 2019 0
watercolour painting of boats on a lake

Woodland Watercolours Taster – Thurs 4th April

Join our lovely volunteer, Judy, for a free painting/drawing for pleasure taster session as part of the Swansea Learning Festival. Thursday 4th April, 10am-12:30pm at our Woodland Centre at Penllergare Valley Woods. Please email contact@penllergare.org to book a place. *EDIT* The morning session is now full so we are holding another session at 1:30pm-3pm! The…
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12th March 2019 0

Spring Has Sprung!

Spring has sprung early at Penllergare this year and we have been very busy for the time of year with visitors making the most of the fine weather. Some visitors have asked us about the builders parking in our car park, as there have sometimes been a lack of spaces left. We arranged for the…
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26th February 2019 0

Please Save Penllergare Valley Woods!

Penllergare Valley Woods is a charity and relies on the support of you, our visitors. Please help us continue our work and donate what you can to our fundraising campaign: Save Penllergare Valley Woods Swansea. Please click to donate: https://www.gofundme.com/save-penllergare-valley-woods… We are facing increased operating costs this year and we need your continued support to allow…
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4th February 2019 0
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