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01588 676060 / 01588 676998

Adult Courses and Events at Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre

Let us inspire you with our diverse programme of courses and events for adults. We have many opportunities: from foraging to insect identification, and hedge laying to getting to know your digital camera.
Our courses are always popular, booking is essential so please book early to avoid disappointment.

We have started offering food and cooking courses and would like to know what would interest you. Please take a few minutes to click here and fill out this questionnaire and email it back or come into the Centre and fill one out while having a cuppa in the cafe.


Taste the Hills - Weekend Dinners

Friday 6th May

Spring into summer with this relaxed and sociable cookery session specially designed to help you get on top of weekend cooking and take the strain out of weekend entertaining. Click here for more details.

£50 per person
10am to 3pm


Free Cookery Workshops 

at Millmead Sheltered Housing, Mayfield Avenue, Craven Arms

Thursday 2nd June

A fun, hands-on cookery workshop backed up with a little demonstration and lots of information delivered by our cookery trainer, Milly Rees. To find out more click here.

10am to 11.30am 


A Blogging Masterclass

Wednesday 29th June

This course is aimed at anyone who already runs a blog for their business.

From the small one person company to marketing departments of SME’s this training is designed to help you discover ways to improve your blogging skills and put a plan in place that will save you time and make your blogging more consistent.

You’ll take away solid, practical advice and fact sheets will be available to download at the end of the day. a journey as we uncover the secrets of Cajun Caribbean dishes with a global twist. Enjoy a relaxed island style experience and get stuck in with an interactive Make & Taste experience.

£35 per person
10.15am to 3.30pm



*New* Cookery Courses

  • Click here to brush up on your cookery skills or learn new techniques to give your soups, lunches, snacks and sweet treats a whole new lease of life.




All sessions have limited places, so it is essential that you book in advance. Click here for contact details.

Contact us if you would like to register to be notified of new adult courses and events.



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Family friendly events and activities

Make a dreamcatcher, take a GPS led walk in the meadows, make a camp fire and toast tasty treats

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Upcoming Events...

04 Mar

Free Nordic Walking

Understand just how beneficial Nordic walking can be and how it is far more than just walking with poles!

05 Mar

Eats shoots and leaves

A demonstration and tasting of herbs

05 Mar

Photography Workshop with Julia Stanley

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05 Mar

Growing 3 ways

Start growing seeds in different ways

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