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Tel:  07984 665958


Registered Charity no 1054796


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Ruperra Conservation Trust,

5 Ty Newydd,



CF83 8NT

News & Events

Programme of Events June-September 2015

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: June 7th & 21st , July 5th & 19th , August 2nd & 16th, September 6th & 20th. All are welcome. Sue Price, our volunteer organiser, will meet you around 10.15 am at the Car Park unless otherwise stated. Phone 07977 599181 with any queries.

May 30th, Saturday. Car park, 8.30pm

Bat Walk. First of this season. Discover what bats are about and hear the famous Greater Horseshoes. Bring a torch!

NB All Bat Walks are dependent on weather - please phone Sue if rain is forecast.


June 21st, Sunday. Rudry Parish Hall 10am-2pm

Rudry Rural Market. Another opportunity to meet and buy from local suppliers (including us!) - do come and support these events!


June 27th, Saturday. Spout Cottage car park 8.45pm

Bat Walk - main details as above but for this one we're taking a different walk, including Coed y Bwdrwm (and the Horseshoes!)  - join us at Spout Cottage entrance.


July 18th, Saturday. Car park, Machen Village Hall 10am-2pm

Machen Rural Market - we'll be there with our wares! Come and see what is on offer from other local producers too.


July 25th, Saturday. Car park, 8.15pm

Bat Walk - details as above.


Aug 16th, Sunday. Sophia Gardens, Cardiff 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 activities for the family and a lovely park to enjoy a walk.


August  29th, Saturday. Car park,  7.15pm

Bat Walk - details as above.


September 13th, Sunday. Rudry Parish Hall 11am-3pm

Rudry market - details as above.


September 27th, Saturday. Car park, Machen Village Hall 10am-2pm

Machen Rural Market  - details as above. Come and order your 2016 calendar!