Events

Cadbury Easter Egg trails

Join in our Cadbury Easter Egg trail © Cadbury

Join in our Cadbury Easter Egg trail

Become an Eggsplorer and go on an adventure at Carding Mill Valley. The trails will be running every day of the Easter bank holiday weekend from 11am - 3pm and there are chocolate Egghead prizes to be won for each trail.

  • £2 per trail
  • Call 01694 725000 or email us for more information

Nature days

Find out what birds make their home at Carding Mill © Emily Knight

Find out what birds make their home at Carding Mill

On Wednesday 16 and 23 April you can join us for a host of nature activities. Starting at 10am, come along and do some bird watching. Then at either 11am or 2pm head out for some pond dipping.

  • £1 per child for the pond dipping
  • Call 01694 725000 or email us for more information

Duck races!

Come and see if you can back a winner in the duck races © Dave Cowell

Come and see if you can back a winner in the duck races

Stretton Climate Care are back again on Saturday 17 May to host their fantastic duck races in the stream at Carding Mill Valley. There'll be races throughout the day and there'll be lots of prizes to win on each race.

  • 50p per race
  • Call 01694 725000 or email us for more information

Dragonfly course

You can spot these beautiful dragonflies by the pools in summer © Kate Johnson

You can spot these beautiful dragonflies by the pools in summer

Sign up for our dragonfly course and find out more about these fascinating insects; the course is led by County Recorder Sue McLamb. The first session on Wednesday 13 May looks at the dragonflies that arrive in spring.

  • £10 per person, per session
  • Call 01694 725000 or email us for more information

Sign up for the wildflower course

By the end of the course you’ll be able to identify these beautiful flowers

By the end of the course you’ll be able to identify these beautiful flowers

This course provides a fascinating introduction to wildflowers over six sessions, with an additional coastal visit.

Led by the Assistant Ranger, you will explore wildflowers growing in a variety of settings, including moorland, grassland and woodland. In the final session, you will learn how these plants can be used in medicine and dyeing. Download the course outline to find out more about each session.

  • Tickets cost £15 per person or £75 for the six sessions (not including the coastal visit)
  • To book and for information, call 01694 725000 or email us

Guided walks in 2014

  • Reverend Carr almost fell to his death down the waterfall © Roslyn Burns

    Follow in the footsteps of Reverend Carr

    On Sunday 9 March at 2pm join us for a walk and discover the story of Reverend Carr.

  • The earliest rocks on the Long Mynd date to 650 million years ago © Chris Stratton

    Long Mynd geology walk

    On 24 May, discover 570 million years of geology on the Long Mynd.

  • The purple heather on top of the Long Mynd is a must see in August © NT/Nick Robinson

    A walk through the heather

    Join us on 19 August for a walk to see the heather at its best.

  • A beautiful view across to Bodbury Hill and Caer Caradoc from the top © NT/Nick Robinson

    Long Mynd skyline

    Join us on 10 October for a 17-mile walk across the Long Mynd.

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