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Open Daily 10am - 5pm

01588 676060

Red Kite experience gets the go ahead

We are delighted to receive planning permission for a hide and fencing to attract Red Kites to our 30 acre site in the Onny Meadows.

Date: 21st August 2014

Latest wildlife spottings

Wildlife spotters have been on the lookout the past few weeks and seen an Essex Skipper, Burnet butterflies and we've even had our first sighting of the Cinnabar Moth Caterpillar.

Date: 11th August 2014

Local artists' slate on sale in the Discovery Centre

We are always keen to have a selection of local crafts on sale in the shop. This month we have slate expertly cut by Rowan Bartram, a selection of coasters, place mats and mirrors, lovely presents for birthdays or special occasions.

Date: 5th August 2014

Children's Holiday Competition - Design a Poster

The best three posters will receive a Discovery Centre Day-out Voucher to do a holiday family workshop and visit the Secret Hills Exhibition where our woolly mammoth lives.

Date: 4th August 2014

Summer Holiday Events

Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre - first week of family activities a real success with more to come throughout the holidays.

Date: 25th July 2014

Secret Hills Art Cafe Celebrate 10 Years at Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre

The Secret Hills Art Cafe Artists' celebrate 10 years of exhibiting at Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre.

Date: 20th July 2014

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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...

24 Nov - 02 Jan

Rotary Tree of Light

Sponsor a light for a loved one.

17 Dec

Craven Arms Girls Group - Book Art

Girls Youth Club for girls aged 9-14 years

27 Dec

Festive Winter Crafts

Carry on the fun with our drop in craft session.

31 Dec

New Year's Eve - Children Cookery Celebration

Join us to celebrate the New Year.

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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