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News & Events
Programme of Events May-September 2013
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!
Volunteer Sundays are normally held on the first and third Sundays of every month,
May 19, June 2 & 6, July 7 & 21, August 4 & 18, September 1 & 15 . All are welcome.
Sue Price, our volunteer organiser (07977 599181) will meet you around 10.15 am
at the Car Park unless otherwise stated.
May 17th Friday 7pm, Car Park
Evening Bluebell Walk - the scent should be stronger now! Join us for a stroll
May 25th, Saturday, Rudry Parish HallRudry
Walking Festival - email Sally Chick for details email@example.com
May 25th Saturday 8.15pm, Car Park
Bat Walk. First of this season. Discover what bats are about and hear the famous
Greater Horseshoes (yes, they are back!). Bring a torch! NB Bat Walks are dependent
on fine weather - please phone Sue if rain is forecast
May 26th Sunday 5am, Car Park
Dawn Chorus (note the different day!). An informative stroll round our song-filled
dawn woodland with Trevor Fletcher
June 8th Saturday 10 -1pm, Car Park
Wildflower Walk led by Dr Peter Sturgess - a walk around the woodland looking at
our botanical bits...
June 29th Saturday 8.45pm, Car Park
Bat Walk - details as above
July 13th Saturday,Machen Rural Market - 10am to 3pm
Come along to Machen Village Hall to see lots of local producers and craft stalls.
Support a local initiative! We’ll be there with our woodland products (logs, kindling,
plant stakes/supports) and also some lovely cards, books and so on.