Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd

Take a walk across the wildlife-rich heathland and enjoy the views across the Shropshire Hills, or simply play in the stream in the valley.

Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd

Things to see and do

Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd

What's on 

Upcoming events

Pond Dipping

Wed 27 Jul 2016
Come and seek out what is hiding in the ponds at Carding Mill Valley. You'll be surprised what's there!

Arnold's Big Adventure

Sat 30 Jul 2016
Gather under the branches for the biggest day in the woodland calendar, Drop Day! Arnold the acorn is about to drop from his tree and begin his amazing adventure in search of somewhere to put down his roots. Taking place in a special bell...

Time Walk - The Story of the Earth in a Thousand Paces

Sun 31 Jul 2016
Walk through nearly five billion years tracking the story of our home planet. Marvel at the way everything on Earth has evolved from stardust. From the origins of our world through eras of amazing life forms to the present moment, this is the...

Dragonfly Course - The Latecomers

Tue 16 Aug 2016
This is the last of three sessions that will focus on the species that appear towards the end of the summer.

Stars in your Skies - The Comet's Tale

Sat 08 Oct 2016
What are comets, where do they come from and what has the Philae/Rosetta mission taught us? Did our oceans come from comets four billion years ago? Find out with Dr. Alan Longstaff.  There will also be the opportunity for star gazing (weather...

Apple Pressing Day

Sat 15 Oct 2016
Bring your own apples to press into juice, have a go on the apple press, buy apple juice to take home with you and sample the apple cake in the tea-room.
Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd

Eating and shopping

Eat and shop with us

Jars of wild garlic pesto on sale

Wild Garlic Pesto

We've got our famous Wild Garlic Pesto on sale at the moment. Pick up a jar while stocks last. The wild garlic was picked by our eager ranger volunteers and then the pesto was prepared by our tea-room volunteers.

Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd


Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd

Our work

Four  volunteers clearing out a pond on Long Mynd

Conservation work at Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd 

The conservation work that takes place on Long Mynd means there are lots of interesting jobs for the staff and volunteers to get involved in.

Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd

Get involved

A team of staff and volunteers ready to go bracken spraying

Become a volunteer 

Whether you want to be outdoors, up on the hill walking, or in the valley meeting visitors, there is a role here for you.