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Ruperra Conservation Trust,

The Council Offices, Newport Road,



CF83 8YB


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News & Events

Programme of Events November-January 2014-15


All walks begin at the main car park on the Draethen-Michaelston road (grid ref ST228 871) 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: October 5th & 19th, November 2nd & 16th, December 7th & 21st, January 4th &18th. 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: These are on the second Thursday of each month: October 9th, November 13th, December 11th and January 8th.

Wednesday 12th November 7.15pm

Ruperra AGM. All paid-up members may attend and vote. Come and have your say about how we run the woodland. To be held at our office in Bedwas: - Ruperra Conservation Trust, The Council Offices, Newport Road, Bedwas, Caerphilly, CF83 8YB.


Saturday 29th November 10am - 2pm Machen Village Hall car park

Machen Rural Market. We’ll be there again! Come and get some Christmas gifts, logs, Ruperra calendars and Xmas cards. Lots of local producers to buy from!


Friday 12th December, Rudry Village Hall   

Keith James in concert - Dylan Thomas's poetry set to music. More details available soon on Keith's website:


Saturday December 20th. Car Park, 10.30am

Shortest Day Walk. Our annual winter stroll around the woodland, taking in the spectacular views and finishing with hot soup and a roll back at the car park. Avoid the Xmas shopping, go for a walk instead! Approx 2 miles.  


Thursday Jan 1st, 2015. Car Park, 11am

New Year’s Day Walk. This is for you if you need to walk off the excesses of the festive period!  A bit longer than our usual strolls, about 4 - 5 miles, taking in Ruperra and neighbouring woodland. Bring lunch/drinks.