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Merthyr Tydfil

Join us – our woodland activities

Coed Lleol support a number of different woodland groups and activities in Merthyr Tydfil. These are the:

Actif Woods Wales programme:

We work with Cyfartha Park and the National Exercise Referral Scheme (NERS). Our activities include:

12 week woodland programme – Tuesdays, 19 June to 4 Sept 2018

Location: Cyfartha Park, Merthyr. 10am – 1pm, free. Activities include woodcraft, wildlife walks, foraging, charcoal making, campfire cooking, with gentle exercise to improve fitness and wellbeing.

Outdoor Activity Sessions – Wednesdays

Location: Dowlais Community centre, 10am – 12noon. Activities include woodcraft, wildlife walks, foraging, charcoal making, campfire cooking, with gentle exercise to improve fitness and wellbeing.

Walking Group – Fridays

Location: Cyfartha Park, Merthyr. Meet outside the Bothy at 10am (next to the car park and greenhouses).

Mindfulness Walks – Saturdays

Location: Cyfartha Park, Merthyr. Meet outside the Bothy at 10am (next to the car park and greenhouses). Finished by 11.30am.  

See posters and contact details below for more information.

Connecting People and Nature Project:

Activities include a 12 week woodland programme (begins again September 2018), seasonal community days (four a year), environmental volunteer days, school activities and one-off events.

About this project

Actif Woods and the Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales have been successful in a joint funding bid from the Rural Development Fund. We have funding for 3 years to work specifically on four sites within the rural wards of Merthyr Tydfil – Bedlinog, Vaynor, Bryngolau and Gellideg. The aim of the project is to involve the whole community in using the sites and for the sites themselves to be improved and hopefully designated as LNR’s (Local Nature Reserves).

Forthcoming events: Bat Walk and Moth Night

Details: Wednesday 11 July 2018, 9.30pm – 11pm. Run in conjunction with The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales. See poster below.

Find us on Facebook

Have a look at our Facebook page for regular updates and photos from the groups and activities!

Actif Woods Wales Merthyr: www.facebook.com/ActifWoodsMerthyr

Connecting People and Nature: www.facebook.com/ConnectingPeopleandNature

Get in touch

  Anna

Contact us if you are interested in getting  involved in our projects in Merthyr Tydfil, either as a partner organisation, participant or woodland activity provider.

Carys Solman (right) – Woodland Mentor (Actif Woods Wales Merthyr Tydfil)
actifwoodsmerthyr@smallwoods.org.uk
07387 738 607

Anna Stickland (left) – Project Officer: Connecting People and Nature
annastickland@smallwoods.org.uk
07765 213514

Publicity

Outdoor Activity Sessions – Tuesdays and Wednesdays

Tuesdays (poster, left), Wednesdays (poster, right). Click to open:

 

 

 

Mindfulness walks – Saturdays in 2018

Active Inclusion Programme  – starting in 2018

Regular NERS Sessions:

Merthyr NERS Outdoor Class Poster 2017 Cymraegmerthyr-actif-woods-ners-outdoor-class-poster_english

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