Springtime adventures at Wenlock Edge

Family spring fun Wenlock

Wenlock Edge is alive with activity as spring breaks out. As well as the wildlife, there activities for all the family to enjoy.

Den building
Thursday 5 April 11am – 2pm 
Use your imagination to create your perfect woodland hideaway. Then top it off by creating a personalised flag. Why not bring some nibbles to enjoy inside your finished den? Children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet at Presthope carpark, £2 per child, there is no need to book. For more information please call: 01694 725000

Children enjoy den making with natural materials on Wenlock Edge
Children enjoy den making with natural materials on Wenlock Edge
Children enjoy den making with natural materials on Wenlock Edge

Wild garlic walk
Sunday 8 April 10am – 12 noon
Join us on a walk through our woods this spring and you won't fail to notice the fragrant smell of wild garlic as you stroll through. We will walk through an area where wild garlic carpets the slope as far as the eye can see, a truly stunning display when it flowers, before tasting some of our very own garlic pesto and taking an 'all things garlic' recipe sheet home with you. Meet at Presthope car park, £3 per person, please book in advance. To book call: 03442 491895

Wild garlic in flower on Wenlock Edge
Wild garlic in flower on Wenlock Edge
Wild garlic in flower on Wenlock Edge

Scavenger hunt
Wednesday 11 April 11am – 2pm (last admission 1:30pm)
Come and explore the woods and track down nature's treasures. Can you find them all and claim a prize? Children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet at Presthope car park, £2 per child, no need to book, just drop in. For more information please call: 01694 725000

On a scavenger hunt at Wenlock Edge
On a scavenger hunt at Wenlock Edge
On a scavenger hunt at Wenlock Edge

Bat walk
Thursday 3 May 8pm - 10pm
Join the ranger and learn about the bat species on Wenlock Edge. Then use our bat detectors to locate and listen to their calls. Finish the walk with a warming hot chocolate. Wear sturdy boots, wrap up warm and bring a torch. Meet at the National Trust Much Wenlock car park, £4 per person, booking is essential. Please call: 03442 491895 

Sloe gin chocolates Wenlock Edge
Sloe gin chocolates Wenlock Edge
Sloe gin chocolates Wenlock Edge

Wild food foraging
Sunday 13 May 10am – 2:30pm and repeated on Sunday 20 May
Discover edible delights at Wilderhope in spring and learn how to identify different edible and poisonous species. Head back to the manor house to learn how to process the plants and enjoy a wild edible lunch. 
Meet at the Wilderhope car park, £15 per person, includes lunch. Booking is essential. Please call: 03442 491895