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Tel:  07984 665958


Registered Charity no 1054796


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Ruperra Conservation Trust,

5 Ty Newydd,



CF83 8NT

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Monday January 1st 2018   Car Park,  11.00am

New Year’s Day Walk Hopefully the weather will be good this year! We’ll start a little later and go a little further; about 5 miles of ramblings to walk off the excesses of the festive season...bring lunch and a drink. We’ll aim to end around 3pm.


September onwards Time to order your firewood! Support your local woodland, buy from us -  phone Ruperra Countryside Services for logs and kindling - 07977 599181 or 07984 665958.





We'd like to thank the players of the People's Postcode Lottery, who have made it possible this year for us to lay 400 metres of native hedge for wildlife. Our hedgelaying team were funded by a fantastic grant of £9268, and the woodland birds, bats, dormice and insects will all benefit from the work.


More information on this can be found on the People's Postcode Lottery website,


       The main track hedge before. …                                   …and after laying



Programme of Events January 2018

All walks begin at the main car park on the Draethen-Michaelston road (grid ref ST228871) unless otherwise stated. Please wear sensible footwear and clothing. All welcome to all events - including children and dogs! Please check before coming out if the weather is poor - we may cancel.


Volunteer Sundays are normally held on the first and third Sundays of every month, as follows: May 7th and 21st,  June 4th and 18th, July 2nd and 16th,  August 6th and 20th, September 3rd and 17th.

All are welcome. Come when you can, and stay for as long (or as short) as you want. Sue Price, our volunteer organiser (07977 599181)  will meet you around 10.15 am at the Car Park unless otherwise stated.


Midweek volunteer days: Strictly speaking, these are on the second Wednesday of each month:  May 10th, June 14th, July 12th, August 9th, September 13th  However, we are now up there most Wednesdays with our volunteers so if you want to come along, just ring Sue to check where to meet.