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

Dragonfly Course - Flying High in Summer

Tue 28 Jun 2016
10:00-14:00
This is the second of three sessions looking at those species of dragonfly that appear in the summer.

Shropshire Bedlams and Martha Rhoden's Tuppenny Dish!

Sat 16 Jul 2016
14:30-15:30
Border Morris dancing, the local tradition. If you thought Morris Dancing was tame, come and be shaken! Come and see the dancing as they make their way down from the top car park to the tea-room

Pond Dipping

Wed 27 Jul 2016
11:00-12:30
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
11:00-12:15
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
11:00-12:00
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
10:00-14:00
This is the last of three sessions that will focus on the species that appear towards the end of the summer.
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

Wildlife

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.