Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd

Important notice -

Due to the recent weeks of dry weather the landscape and wildlife are currently at high risk of harm from wildfire. If you are visiting please do not light barbecues or campfires. If you see a wildfire please dial 999.

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 

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Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd

What's on 

Upcoming events

Stream Dipping

Wed 22 Aug 2018
Come and discover what lives in the stream at Carding Mill Valley. You'll be surprised what's there!


Fri 24 Aug 2018
Do you want to test your map skills and get fit? Try the Long Mynd orienteering course then.

Managing the Mynd

Sat 08 Sep 2018
Ever wondered how the Long Mynd looks the way it does?

Meet The Grazers - Walk and Talk

Thu 20 Sep 2018
Join our ranger team on this stroll to find out how the Long Mynd is shaped by its sheep.

Apple Pressing Day

Sat 27 Oct 2018
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. Timed slots for using the press will be available to book nearer the time.

Making Bird Boxes

Mon 29 Oct 2018
Make a home for a feathered friend or two.
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

Volunteers at work rewilding the Batch Valley stream on the 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

Learning volunteer helps a child river dipping at Carding Mill Valley

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.

Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd


Learning volunteer with school pupils at viewpoint on Long Mynd

Learning, Duke of Edinburgh and group visits 

Thinking about coming for a group visit as a school, coach party or Duke of Edinburgh group? Here you can find more information and booking details.