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Open Daily 10am - 5pm

01588 676060

School Holiday Activities at Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre

We have a fun packed programme of family activities each Half Term and Summer holiday where the adults are guaranteed to have just as much fun as the children!

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Pond Dipping

Monday 10th - Thursday 13th & Mon 17th - Fri 21st April
1pm - 2.30pm
Let us help you explore an amazing underwater world. Learn about the magical life changes achieved by some of the creatures you catch and find out who eats who.
£4 per accompanied child
Ages 3 - 11

Easter Treats

Tuesday 11th April
10am - 11.30am
Make delicous savoury dressed eggs. Chocolate easter nests and hot cross biscuits will appeal to those with a sweet tooth.
£7.50 per accompanied child
Ages 3 - 11

Easter Eggs-travaganza

Friday 14th April
Drop in any time between 11am - 3pm
Join us for some family fun, follow our easter trail around the meadows, design an easter bonnet, make a 3-D easter egg, decorate a blossoming tree and lots more!
£3.50 per accompanied child
Ages 3 - 11

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Meet The Mammoth

Get up close & personal

Meet our larger than life Shropshire mammoth

Find out about the chilling Ice Age and meet our mammoth – a full size replica of the skeleton found at Condover, near Shrewsbury.

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Frothy coffees & Shropshire cream teas

Perfect when the sun is shining

Our delicious home-cooked meals are prepared using local produce to bring you a true taste of the Shropshire Landscape, with Sunday lunches a speciality.

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Family friendly events and activities

From slime making to fairy cakes, we have a party to suit everyone!

Have you ever been up close to a Barn Owl, seen a water-nymph, made a willow nest or prepared to hunt for a Mammoth? If not, now is your chance!

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Onny Meadow

30 acres beside the River Onny

Well signposted for gentle strolls

FREE ENTRANCE to 30 acres of riverside paths, wild flowers and woodland all in the shadow of an Iron Age hillfort.

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Upcoming Events...

23 Oct - 27 Oct

Star Wars Jedi Academy

Have you got what it takes to become a Jedi Knight? 

28 Oct

Bonfire and Firework Event

Bonfire and Fireworks

28 Oct

Discovery Club - Autumn Leaves

Craft fun with Autumn leaves

31 Oct

Star Wars Jedi Academy

1pm-2.30pm £4 per accompanied 4-11 year old.

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Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre is operated by Grow Cook Learn, a registered charity, connecting people to the food, history and landscape of the Shropshire Hills, providing opportunities to local people and visitors to learn and discover.
Registered Charity in England Number 1158795