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Open Daily 10am - 5pm

01588 676060     info@shropshirehillsdiscoverycentre.co.uk

Get Cooking for Key Stage 2 at Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre

KS2 Cross-Curricular Activities

Field to Bowl

Make delicious, seasonal soup while listening as a tale of trickery unfolds.  As you wait for your soup to cook, make bread and butter to accompany your soup. In our community garden allotments identify and explore seasonal vegetables growing there.
Curriculum Links: D&T - Cooking and nutrition, Science –Plants Yr3
Maximum group size: 70   
Price: See standard charges below 
Available: All year

Rock Recipes

Find out about how the three main types of rock are formed during this hands-on cookery session: make sedimentary sandwiches, metamorphic pancakes and edible igneous rock. Do our Secret Stones GPS trail to find local rock examples.
Curriculum Links: D&T - Cooking and nutrition, Science – Rocks Yr3
Maximum group size: 35  
Cost: See standard charges below    
Available: March – Nov

Rock Recipes

An Outreach Workshop – Bringing discovery to you!

Find out about how the three main types of rock are formed during this hands-on cookery session: make sedimentary sandwiches, metamorphic pancakes and edible igneous rock.

Curriculum Links: D&T - Cooking and nutrition, Science – Rocks Yr3 1¾ hr workshop suitable for groups of up to 30 children

Cost: £100 + VAT, additional workshops on the same day £50 + VAT

Making a Meal of it- Past and Present 

An Outreach Workshop – Bringing discovery to you!

Try your hand at preparing food from different times; grind wheat, make and cook an Iron Age flatbread, then prepare a medieval pudding fit for nobility. Find out how use of ingredients from around the world today is affecting our environment.

Curriculum Link: D&T - Cooking and nutrition, History. 1¾ hr workshop suitable for groups of up to 30 children

Cost: £100 + VAT, additional workshops on the same day £50 + VAT Also see ‘Step back in time and cook at spring meal’ in Understand the Past

Prices

The standard price structure for the led activities are:

  • 25 children or fewer – £90 + VAT
  • 26 to 35 children (or one class, whichever number is larger) – £120 + VAT
  • 36 to 50 children – £180 + VAT
  • 51 to 70 children – £240 + VAT

Further information and booking

Click here to download a copy of our 2018/19 Education Brochure.

For further details of individual activities, to discuss your individual requirements and/or to make a booking, please call 01588 676060 or contact Stephanie at Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre.


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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...

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.

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