Kinver Edge and the Rock Houses

High sandstone ridge and hill fort overlooking dramatic red sandstone rock houses

Kinver Edge and the Rock Houses

Things to see and do 

Kinver Edge and the Rock Houses

What's on

Upcoming events

Forest School at Kinver Edge

Tue 27 Aug 2019
10:00-12:00
Let your kids get back to nature with forest school! There's lots of different activities to get stuck into including den building, scavenger hunts and making fires.

Rag rug workshop

Tue 03 Sep 2019
11:00-13:00
Learn the traditional craft of rag rugging, by the fire in the Rock Houses.

Morning Meditation at the Rock Houses

Fri 13 Sep 2019
09:30-10:30
Get away from the hustle and bustle of life and join us for a morning of meditation in the tranquil setting of our sandstone caves.

Ramble with the Ranger

Sat 14 Sep 2019
10:00-12:30
Join our Ranger for a ramble and learn about the nature and wildlife of Kinver Edge and how we look after it

Apple Weekend

Sat 19 Oct 2019
11:00-15:00
Celebrate the wonderful season of autumn at this year's apple weekend.

Make a Halloween willow lantern

Mon 28 Oct 2019
11:00-11:45
Get crafty this autumn half term and come and make a Halloween willow lantern.
Kinver Edge and the Rock Houses

Wildlife

A green hairstreak butterfly

Wildlife at Kinver Edge

With rare heathland habitat and miles of surrounding woodland, there's a wealth of special wildlife to discover at Kinver Edge

Kinver Edge and the Rock Houses

History

Kinver Edge and the Rock Houses

Our work

Heathland restoration rationale and proposal for Blakeshall Common 

Kinver Edge is home to some very rare wildlife species that inhabit the special heathland. We are hoping to encourage and protect these plants and animals by restoring more heathland, on the Blakeshall Common area. Find out more about these ambitious plans for nature here.

Rangers Edwin Blunt (left) and Ewan Chapman sharing stories at Kinver Edge

Nurturing nature at Kinver Edge 

Taking care of a landscape is a long-term commitment. Two rangers discuss their role in preserving the magic and beauty of Kinver Edge.

Kinver Edge and the Rock Houses

Get involved

A volunteer makes traditional rag rugs outside the Rock Houses

Volunteer at Kinver Edge 

We couldn't work without our dedicated team of volunteers that help us look after Kinver Edge and the Rock Houses. Take a look at jobs they help us with and how to get involved and join the team yourself.

Kinver Edge and the Rock Houses

Learning

Kinver edge bio blitz telescope

Opportunities for schools and students 

Find out about our educational tours and workshops and join us at the Rock Houses for a school visit with a difference.