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

Walk the Long Mynd Skyline

Fri 24 Mar 2017
Join us for a walk up and down the hills surrounding Church Stretton. This walk will lead you over the Long Mynd, Caer Caradoc, and Ragleth Hill taking in the stunning views from the Long Mynd and back across to it. The walk will be 17 miles (...

Stars in your Skies - Young Stars & Clusters

Sat 01 Apr 2017
There are some amazing clusters of stars. Whilst Globular clusters contain thousands of older stars, open clusters, like the Pleiades, tend to contain tens or perhaps hundreds of younger stars. Find out with astronomer and broadcaster Pete...

Wild garlic pesto making

Sat 08 Apr 2017
Learn from our Catering Manager how he makes delicious pesto from our famous wild garlic at Wenlock Edge, have a taster and take some recipes home.

Easter activities

Tue 11 Apr 2017
Something old and something new: Bring an old sock and transform it into an Easter Bunny

Bird watching for beginners - Spring has sprung

Wed 12 Apr 2017
Many of our familiar spring bird species are here now and we should be able to see them and hear them singing. Come and learn how to identify different bird species by looking at their colouration, their calls and the way they move. We will begin...

Cadbury Egg Hunt

Fri 14 Apr 2017
Go on a trail around Carding Mill Valley and win a chocolaty prize at the end.
Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd

Eating and shopping

Eat and shop with us

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.