Apple Day 2017

Apple Day 2017

The Trust will be at Apple Day on Saturday 14th October at the Green Wood Centre, Station Road Coalbrookdale.  Last year the occasion attracted several hundred people and proved a wonderful celebration of our national fruit, and a lot of serious fun besides. So bring...
Synergy with SGCT!

Synergy with SGCT!

Liz Rogers who volunteers for Butterfly Conservation has written a lovely article in  ‘the Comma’ the regional magazine for West Midlands Butterfly Conservation.  In it she shows the benefits of working in partnership with organisations like the Trust in...
Grass snake

Grass snake

On one of his regular dog walks through Jiggers Bank, Chris Smith spotted this grass snake just off the path, he was lucky enough to get a photo of this beautiful reptile and brought the photo into the office so that he could confirm what sort of snake it was....
Repairs to Ropewalk Wall

Repairs to Ropewalk Wall

Repairs to the historic Ropewalk wall in Coalbrookdale have been taking place over the last month.  The wall is all that remains of the deer park enclosure c1750.  Annual inspections are carried out and at the last one our structural engineer, Julie Holmes from Mid...
‘Forage for Free’

‘Forage for Free’

Autumn is almost upon us and it is an ideal time to head outdoors and forage for some of the hedgerow bounty that nature has produced. Not only could you make some beautiful recipes but the best thing about foraging is that it is FREE! It’s a good idea to take a...
Geocaching in the Gorge

Geocaching in the Gorge

Summer holidays…..children getting bored? Why not take them Geocaching in the Gorge? The Trust has over 40 Geocaches hidden on its land. Geocaching is kind of like a treasure hunt, All over the UK there are hidden boxes for people to find. Inside the boxes you...