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Open Daily 10am - 5pm

01588 676060     info@shropshirehillsdiscoverycentre.co.uk

Events at Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre

Events & Activities for everyone!

There are regular family events and workshops throughout the school holidays to keep children and adults amused and entertained as well as on-going adult workshops and cookery courses.

Geo-caching (hi-tech treasure hunts) available all year round.

Children's Activities

Have you ever seen a water-nymph, built a house of sticks, gone in search of hidden bears, or been on a virtual dinosaur dig? If not, now is your chance! Perfect for the young and the young at heart. Explore nature and get creative. There is our new 'Discovery Club' for our younger visitors and we do great children’s parties, educational and group visits too.


Discovery Club

This is a once a month Discovery Club for children to explore the outdoors, have fun and get back to nature. 

The last Saturday of every month 11am - midday there are different activities centred on exploring nature and the outdoors, get crafty and creative. Aimed at children aged 3-7yrs old accompanied by an adult (you'll have just as much fun!), bring your wellies just in case the weather isn't kind to us. Events are buggy friendly and there is an indoor alternative in the event of really bad weather. 
Click here for more details of upcoming sessions.
£2.50 per accompanied child. No need to book, just turn up.
 

Adult Courses

We offer a variety of practical adult courses throughout the year from hedgelaying, coppicing and our newly launched cookery courses.
 


Feathers and Flight

Come and help us celebrate RSPB Big Birdwatch

From: 27th January 2018

To: 27th January 2018

Discovery Club - Big Garden Bird Watch

Big Garden Bird Watch Special

From: 27th January 2018

To: 27th January 2018

Hogweed's School of Magic!

This February half term, join us in Hogweed's School of Magic!

From: 19th February 2018

To: 23rd February 2018

Secrets of Hogweed's Kitchen

Learn the Secret’s of Hogweed’s Kitchen this February Half Term!

From: 20th February 2018

To: 20th February 2018

Discovery Club - TWIGS

Exploring with twigs!

From: 24th February 2018

To: 24th February 2018

The Shropshire Way 80k

Walk the Shropshire way

From: 17th March 2018

To: 18th March 2018



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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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Café

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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Events

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...

27 Jan

Feathers and Flight

Come and help us celebrate RSPB Big Birdwatch

27 Jan

Discovery Club - Big Garden Bird Watch

Big Garden Bird Watch Special

19 Feb - 23 Feb

Hogweed's School of Magic!

This February half term, join us in Hogweed's School of Magic!

20 Feb

Secrets of Hogweed's Kitchen

Learn the Secret’s of Hogweed’s Kitchen this February Half Term!

More Events

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