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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

July 2nd, Saturday

Machen Agricultural Show  - always a good day out, why not pop along and see the various exhibits...


July 2nd, Saturday. Car park, 8.45pm

Bat Walk. Discover what bats are about and hear the famous Greater Horseshoes (and maybe a Nightjar?)  Bring a torch!  NB All Bat Walks are dependent on weather - please phone Sue if rain is forecast.


July 30th, Saturday 8.15pm

Bat Walk - details as above


August 20th, Saturday. Sophia Gardens 10.30am - 4.30pm

Cardiff's Out of the Woods day. Come along and see lots of local conservation groups (including us) with lots of fun for the family and a lovely park to enjoy a walk.


August 27th, Saturday. Car park, 7.15pm

Bat Walk - details as above



Time to get your firewood orders in for the winter! - and support the woodland - phone Ruperra Countryside Services for speedy delivery of seasoned hardwood and softwood logs and kindling ...07977 599181 or 07984 665958.

Programme of Events July-September 2016

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!

Volunteer Sundays are normally held on the first and third Sundays of every month, as follows: May 1st, 15th, June 5th & 19th , July 3rd & 17th , August 7th & 21st, September 4th & 18th. All are welcome. Sue Price, our volunteer organiser (07977 599181)  will meet you around 10.15 am at the Car Park unless otherwise stated. Or join our Wednesday workday - 2nd Weds each month i.e.June 8th, Jul 13th, Aug 10th, Sept 14th -10am at the car park.