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Tel:  07984 665958


Registered Charity no 1054796


Company Limited by Guarantee no 03186952


Ruperra Conservation Trust,

5 Ty Newydd,



CF83 8NT

News & Events

Saturday July 29th  Car Park, 8.15pm

Bat Walk. Third of the year. We may hear Nightjars too if we're lucky. Hear and see our famous Greater Horseshoes as well as any other bats we can find. Bring a torch! NB All bat walks are dependent on weather - phone Sue if rain is forecast..


Saturday August 26th  Car park, 7.15pm

Bat Walk   Fourth of the year - details as above


August  - Date TBC Out of the Woods festival, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff - we'll have a stall there as always.  


September 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.






Programme of Events July—September 2017

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.