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News & Events
Programme of Events November-January 2014-15
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! 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: October 5th & 19th, November 2nd & 16th, December 7th & 21st, January
4th &18th. 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: Theseare on the second Thursday of each month: October 9th,
November 13th, December 11th and January 8th.
Wednesday 12th November 7.15pm
Ruperra AGM. All paid-up members may attend and vote. Come and have your say about
how we run the woodland. To be held at our office in Bedwas: - Ruperra Conservation
Trust, The Council Offices, Newport Road, Bedwas, Caerphilly, CF83 8YB.
Saturday 29th November 10am - 2pm Machen Village Hall car park
Machen Rural Market. We’ll be there again! Come and get some Christmas gifts, logs,
Ruperra calendars and Xmas cards. Lots of local producers to buy from!
Shortest Day Walk. Our annual winter stroll around the woodland, taking in the spectacular
views and finishing with hot soup and a roll back at the car park. Avoid the Xmas
shopping, go for a walk instead! Approx 2 miles.
Thursday Jan 1st, 2015. Car Park, 11am
New Year’s Day Walk. This is for you if you need to walk off the excesses of the
festive period! A bit longer than our usual strolls, about 4 - 5 miles, taking in
Ruperra and neighbouring woodland. Bring lunch/drinks.