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Open Daily 10am - 5pm

01588 676060 / 01588 676998     info@shropshirehillsdiscoverycentre.co.uk

Events at Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre

Events & Activities kids will love

There are regular family events and workshops throughout the school holidays to keep children and adults amused and entertained.

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.

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


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.

 

Explorer Club

On the secondSaturday each month from 11.00 am to midday.

A brand new club for 7 - 11 years olds packed full of fun things to do.   Every session there are different activities which encourage children to explore nature and the outdoors – you might also get crafty and creative.
Click here for more details of upcoming sessions.
£3 per accompanied child, adults go free.  Please bring wellies and appropriate outdoor clothing. 
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. Click here for our adult course programme.

 


Free Nordic Walking

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

From: 4th March 2017

To: 4th March 2017

Eats shoots and leaves

A demonstration and tasting of herbs

From: 5th March 2017

To: 5th March 2017

Photography Workshop with Julia Stanley

One of the many things happening on Growing day

From: 5th March 2017

To: 5th March 2017

Growing 3 ways

Start growing seeds in different ways

From: 5th March 2017

To: 5th March 2017

Framing Nature

One of the many things happening on Growing day

From: 5th March 2017

To: 5th March 2017

Growing Day

Lots of events happening on Growing Day

From: 5th March 2017

To: 5th March 2017



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Family friendly events and activities

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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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