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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.

 

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.

 


Discovery Club - Superworm

Join this Superworm and his wiggly friend on their adventures from this Julia Donaldson story.

From: 24th June 2017

To: 24th June 2017

Sizzling Somosa Workshop

Learn to make authentic somosas under the expert guidance of Lajina Leal from Lajina Masala.

From: 29th June 2017

To: 29th June 2017

Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross-cutting

Become confident in cutting up your own wood

From: 1st July 2017

To: 1st July 2017

Discovery and Explorers' Club Special - Hungry Caterpillars and Beautiful Butterflies

Part of our Big Butterfly Count Day

From: 22nd July 2017

To: 22nd July 2017

Discovery Club - Trees and their spirits

Get to know the trees of Onny Meadows.

From: 29th July 2017

To: 29th July 2017



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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...

29 Jun

Sizzling Somosa Workshop

Learn to make authentic somosas under the expert guidance of Lajina Leal from Lajina Masala.

01 Jul

Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross-cutting

Become confident in cutting up your own wood

29 Jul

Discovery Club - Trees and their spirits

Get to know the trees of Onny Meadows.

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