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 

What to explore at Kinver Edge

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Kinver Edge and the Rock Houses

What's on

kinver easter 2018

What's new in nature at Kinver this Easter? 

Get out and about at Kinver this Easter and find out what's new in nature.

Upcoming events

Forest School at Kinver Edge

Thu 25 Apr 2019
10:00-12:00
Open Trail are bringing Forest School to Kinver Edge! This summer The Edge will be full of fun with den building, campfires, bushcraft, knife work, mini-beast hunting, forest challenges and crafts!

Guided Bird Watching Walk

Sat 04 May 2019
14:00-16:00
Explore our beautiful heathland and woodland whilst learning all about the amazing bird life that calls Kinver Edge home

The Big Kinver Edge Bioblitz

Sat 18 May 2019
10:00-17:00
Help us discover and record the wildlife of Kinver Edge and have a go at nature challenges. Meet experts and take part in pond dipping, bat detecting, bird walks and bug hunts! A family-friendly event, all free.

Little Snappers Photography Ramble

Mon 27 May 2019
11:00-13:00
A nature walk with a difference! Bring your camera along and snap some signs of spring.

Rag rug workshop

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

Marvellous moths and breakfast baps

Sat 20 Jul 2019
09:00-11:00
A chance to see up close the marvellous moths of Kinver Edge whilst you enjoy a breakfast bap and drink on the terrace of the Rock Houses.
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

Views from the toposcope of Kinver Edge

Kinver Edge Hillfort 

Find out about the history of Kinver Edge

Kinver Edge and the Rock Houses

Our work

Heathland restoration rationale and proposal for Kinver Edge 

Kinver Edge is home to some very rare wildlife species that inhabit our special heathland. We are hoping to encourage and protect our wildlife by restoring more heathland. Find out more about our vision for Blakeshall common here

Our work

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

Become a volunteer 

We're always ready to welcome new volunteers so take a look at the kind of roles we offer and how to join the team.

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.