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

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.

Autumn Activity Day

Fri 28 Oct 2016
Come and enjoy a fun-packed crafts session at the Carding Mill tea-room and take home your autumnal artwork.

Stars in your Skies - Dwarf Planets

Sat 03 Dec 2016
Recent missions to Ceres and Pluto - which were once thought to be planets: so what has changed? Why has the New Horizons mission to Pluto so shocked astronomers? What are the mysterious white spots on Ceres seen by the Dawn mission? Answers will...

Bird watching for beginners: Getting ready for Spring

Wed 22 Feb 2017
Join us to find out what to look and listen out for in spring time and how to identify different bird species. The session will start inside, learning how to use bird identification books and guides before heading out up Carding Mill Valley to...

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...
Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd

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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.