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01588 676060

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Open Daily 10am - 5pm

01588 676060     info@shropshirehillsdiscoverycentre.co.uk

Become a supporter of the Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre

Your support will help us

  • Host educational school trips: over 6,000 primary school children a year visit us to learn about the Shropshire Hills, nature, history and food, integrating their learning into their school studies
  • Run more cookery classes for vulnerable adults: buying and preparing food to eat healthily is particularly hard for young single parents, people who are emerging from difficulties in their lives, and for some people with disabilities or learning difficulties
  • Maintain and improve our 30 acres of free-to-use Onny Meadows for the many dog-walkers, local and visiting families and Walking for Health groups whoenjoy them all year round
  • Improve and update our exhibition as an exciting, dynamic learning experience about the food, history, landscape and flora and fauna of the Shropshire Hills

You will get

  • Free admission to our Shropshire Hills exhibition: as many times as you like
  • 10% off our course fees. Recent courses include: Hedge-laying, Bread-making, Cooking for Well-being
  • 10% off all week-day café purchases (minimum spend £5; excludes Bank Holidays)
  • 10% off all shop purchases (minimum spend £5)
  • A regular Supporters e-newsletter about what’s happened and happening
  • An exclusive Annual Supporters event: speaker, catering, meet our Trustees & General Manager
  • 10% discount when you hire a room for your meeting or event in the Discovery Centre
  • Opportunities to volunteer on special Supporter project days in the grounds or on our walk routes
  • A Supporter welcome pack, including a Supporter card for your wallet or purse

For more information DOWNLOAD OUR LEAFLET HERE


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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...

21 Aug - 25 Aug

COOK-ing with Dinosaurs

Summer family activities with dinosaurs and cooking.

28 Aug - 01 Sep

LEARN with a Sense of Adventure

Summer family activities putting your senses to the test while exploring the local landscape.

02 Sep

Learn to Ride

What better way to finish the Summer Holidays than to ride your bike for the first time without stabilisers?

07 Sep

"Free From" Cookery Course

Join Milly Rees for the Free From Gluten and Dairy Cookery Course, back by popular demand.

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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