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Tel:  07984 665958


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Ruperra Conservation Trust,

5 Ty Newydd,



CF83 8NT

News & Events

Feb 4th Saturday. Main car park 10.30am

Snowdrop Walk. They get better every year! Come and see the results of the volunteers' clearing work.  Leaders Sue/Bill.

Feb 18th Saturday. Twyn Community Centre, Caerphilly 10am-2pm

A new project is being launched to make Caerphilly the first official ‘Bee Friendly’ town in Wales. Info and stalls - we’ll be there with a display and one of Howard’s (empty!) hives.


April  8th Saturday. 10.30am Main car park

Daffodil Walk. Is there going to be an improvement in flowering? Come and see what it's looking like this year. Leaders Sue/Bill.


April 22nd and 23rd Saturday and Sunday. 10am - 2pm Main car park

Ruperra Beanpole Weekend. We are hoping to sell lots of lovely sustainable beanpoles, pea sticks and other coppice products from the woodland so come along and pick some up, have a chat and maybe a coffee witth us (or even just come over for a walk!)  


April  29th Saturday .10.30am Main car park

Spring Greens and Blues walk. Come for a wander round with us and enjoy the new spring growth - and probably lots of Bluebells too! Leaders Sue/Bill.


May 13th Saturday 5am, Main car park  

Dawn Chorus - come and find out which are the real early birds at Ruperra! Leader Andy Bevan.


Programme of Events February-May 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. 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 Wednesday of each month.