Carding Mill Valley and the Shropshire Hills - National Trust

Carding Mill Valley and the Shropshire Hills - National Trust
Chalet Pavilion
Carding Mill Valley
Church Stretton
Shropshire
SY6 6JG
England

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/carding-mill-valley-and-shropshire-hills/

E-mail

cardingmill@nationaltrust.org.uk

Telephone

01694 725000

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.

Covering as much as 2,000 hectares (4,942 acres) of heather-covered hills with stunning views of the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the Welsh hills, this is an important place for wildlife, geology and archaeology.

There are paths for walking, cycling and horse riding, you can even drive to the top of the hill to take in the views. In Carding Mill Valley there are excellent visitor facilities including a tea-room, shop and car park; here you can play in the stream, relax with a picnic or head on up the hill for an adventure.

Venue Type:

Garden, parklands or rural site, Environmental or ecological centre, Heritage site, Industrial heritage site

Opening hours

Please check the National Trust website before visiting.

Admission charges

N/A.

Discounts

  • National Trust
Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
Rosalillo de cumbre

Wildflower Course - The Use of Plants

  • 24 September 2014 10am-3pm

The final session will discover the use of plants used for dyeing and medical purposes.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

£15.00 per session.

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/visit/whats-on/

A Swarm of Ancient Stars

Stars in your Skies - Galaxies Galore

  • 27 September 2014 8-11pm

Join us for the third session led by Dr Alan Longstaff, and discover everything you need to know about galaxies. There will also be the opportunity for some star gazing.

Suitable for

  • 18+

Admission

£10.00 per session.

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/visit/whats-on/

Long Mynd

Walk the Long Mynd Skyline

  • 10 October 2014 9am-5pm

Join us for a walk along the top of the Long Mynd, taking in the stunning views along the way. The walk will be 17 miles (approx) in length.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

£5.00 per person.

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/visit/whats-on/

Long Mynd

Over the Edge Challenge

  • 19 October 2014 7:30am-5pm

Challenge yourself to either walk or run the 18 mile (approx) course through the stunning Shropshire countryside along Wenlock Edge, taking in Wilderhope Manor along the way

Suitable for

  • 14-15
  • 18+
  • 16-17

Admission

£15.50 per person.

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/visit/whats-on/

photograph of beetroot

Natural Craft Day

  • 19 October 2014 7:30am-5pm

Come and watch staff and volunteers practise traditional crafts and activities such as fabric dyeing, wool spinning and carding. Bring your own apples to press into juice, find out more about bushcraft skills and take a look at our vegetable garden.

Suitable for

  • 14-15
  • 16-17
  • 18+

Admission

£15.50 per person.

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/visit/whats-on/

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