Our Outdoor Learning Programme offers a variety of walks and workshops to utilise the beautiful landscape of the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site and the Trust’s community room which is located in a fully accessible award winning eco-build set within the woodlands of Sunniside Old Deer Park in Coalbrookdale.

Wednesday 29th August: 8-10pm

Bats Galore along the Severn (Guided Walk)

Leader: Cadi Price

Details: Bats galore live and breed along the river Severn.  Join Cadi to discover more about these tiny flying mammals.

Cost: £5.00per person – Concessions free

Meet: Shakespeare Inn Car Park, Coalport, TF7 8NT

NB: Outdoor walking shoes, a torch

More information

All workshops and walks have a limited number of places.  Your place is reserved once payment has been received.

To book your place please email: bookings@severngorge.org.uk or phone: 01952 433880

Payment details:

  • Cash
  • Cheque (Severn Gorge Countryside Trust)
  • Online banking

Sort Code: 08-90-01

Account No: 65014772

Start Times: Please arrive 15 minutes before the stated start time for registration.

Refreshments and clothing: We shall be outside for all or part of the day.  Please bring your own packed lunch and drinks, strong footwear and outdoor clothing.  Tea and coffee are available for all day workshops.  You may be required to bring extra equipment – see ‘NB’.

Ages: All courses are suitable for participants 16+.  On family walks, children must be accompanied by an adult.  Not all walks are suitable for pushchairs.

Cancellation: If you need to cancel your place, please contact us as soon as possible.  If you cancel more than 4 weeks before the course starts we will retain 50% to cover our administration costs.  Cancellations within 4 weeks of the course start date are chargeable in full unless we are able to fill the place from a reserve list.  If you have booked and we have to cancel, then you will be entitled to a full refund.

Meeting Point:

Wednesday 12th September: 10-2pm

Autumn Forage (Guided Walk)

Leader: Alison Hughes

Details: Autumn leaves fall and so does the fruit!  Taking a countryside walk, we’ll gather berries and plants to see how we can use them in cooking and for medicinal use.

Cost: £10.00 person – Concessions free

Meet: SGCT, Darby Road, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7EP

NB: collection tub/basket, packed lunch

More information

All workshops and walks have a limited number of places.  Your place is reserved once payment has been received.

To book your place please email: bookings@severngorge.org.uk or phone: 01952 433880

Payment details:

  • Cash
  • Cheque (Severn Gorge Countryside Trust)
  • Online banking

Sort Code: 08-90-01

Account No: 65014772

Start Times: Please arrive 15 minutes before the stated start time for registration.

Refreshments and clothing: We shall be outside for all or part of the day.  Please bring your own packed lunch and drinks, strong footwear and outdoor clothing.  Tea and coffee are available for all day workshops.  You may be required to bring extra equipment – see ‘NB’.

Ages: All courses are suitable for participants 16+.  On family walks, children must be accompanied by an adult.  Not all walks are suitable for pushchairs.

Cancellation: If you need to cancel your place, please contact us as soon as possible.  If you cancel more than 4 weeks before the course starts we will retain 50% to cover our administration costs.  Cancellations within 4 weeks of the course start date are chargeable in full unless we are able to fill the place from a reserve list.  If you have booked and we have to cancel, then you will be entitled to a full refund.

Meeting Point:

Wednesday 3rd October: 10-1pm

Little Rotters – Fungi Forage (Guided Walk)

Leader: Sue Shanks

Details: With a guided walk through our woodlands we’ll learn the basic knowledge and skills required for identifying fungi specimens.

Cost: £10.00 person – Concessions free

Meet: SGCT, Darby Road, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7EP

NB: collection tub/basket, packed lunch

More information

All workshops and walks have a limited number of places.  Your place is reserved once payment has been received.

To book your place please email: bookings@severngorge.org.uk or phone: 01952 433880

Payment details:

  • Cash
  • Cheque (Severn Gorge Countryside Trust)
  • Online banking

Sort Code: 08-90-01

Account No: 65014772

Start Times: Please arrive 15 minutes before the stated start time for registration.

Refreshments and clothing: We shall be outside for all or part of the day.  Please bring your own packed lunch and drinks, strong footwear and outdoor clothing.  Tea and coffee are available for all day workshops.  You may be required to bring extra equipment – see ‘NB’.

Ages: All courses are suitable for participants 16+.  On family walks, children must be accompanied by an adult.  Not all walks are suitable for pushchairs.

Cancellation: If you need to cancel your place, please contact us as soon as possible.  If you cancel more than 4 weeks before the course starts we will retain 50% to cover our administration costs.  Cancellations within 4 weeks of the course start date are chargeable in full unless we are able to fill the place from a reserve list.  If you have booked and we have to cancel, then you will be entitled to a full refund.

Meeting Point:

Friday 9th November: 10-2pm

Garden Obelisk (Workshop)

Tutor: Cadi Price

Details: Make your own garden obelisk from willow and hazel coppiced from our woodlands.  Please note it may be physically hard on the hands.

Cost: £20.00 per person – Concessions free

Meet: SGCT, Darby Road, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7EP

NB: sturdy boots, packed lunch

More information

All workshops and walks have a limited number of places.  Your place is reserved once payment has been received.

To book your place please email: bookings@severngorge.org.uk or phone: 01952 433880

Payment details:

  • Cash
  • Cheque (Severn Gorge Countryside Trust)
  • Online banking

Sort Code: 08-90-01

Account No: 65014772

Start Times: Please arrive 15 minutes before the stated start time for registration.

Refreshments and clothing: We shall be outside for all or part of the day.  Please bring your own packed lunch and drinks, strong footwear and outdoor clothing.  Tea and coffee are available for all day workshops.  You may be required to bring extra equipment – see ‘NB’.

Ages: All courses are suitable for participants 16+.  On family walks, children must be accompanied by an adult.  Not all walks are suitable for pushchairs.

Cancellation: If you need to cancel your place, please contact us as soon as possible.  If you cancel more than 4 weeks before the course starts we will retain 50% to cover our administration costs.  Cancellations within 4 weeks of the course start date are chargeable in full unless we are able to fill the place from a reserve list.  If you have booked and we have to cancel, then you will be entitled to a full refund.

Meeting Point:

Saturday 1st December: 10-2pm

Christmas Wreaths (Workshop)

Tutor: Craig Baker

Details: Make your own Christmas wreath using hedgerow plants.

Cost: £20.00 per person – Concessions free

Meet: SGCT, Darby Road, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7EP

NB: sturdy boots, packed lunch

More information

All workshops and walks have a limited number of places.  Your place is reserved once payment has been received.

To book your place please email: bookings@severngorge.org.uk or phone: 01952 433880

Payment details:

  • Cash
  • Cheque (Severn Gorge Countryside Trust)
  • Online banking

Sort Code: 08-90-01

Account No: 65014772

Start Times: Please arrive 15 minutes before the stated start time for registration.

Refreshments and clothing: We shall be outside for all or part of the day.  Please bring your own packed lunch and drinks, strong footwear and outdoor clothing.  Tea and coffee are available for all day workshops.  You may be required to bring extra equipment – see ‘NB’.

Ages: All courses are suitable for participants 16+.  On family walks, children must be accompanied by an adult.  Not all walks are suitable for pushchairs.

Cancellation: If you need to cancel your place, please contact us as soon as possible.  If you cancel more than 4 weeks before the course starts we will retain 50% to cover our administration costs.  Cancellations within 4 weeks of the course start date are chargeable in full unless we are able to fill the place from a reserve list.  If you have booked and we have to cancel, then you will be entitled to a full refund.

Meeting Point:

Friday 18th January 2019: 10-1pm

Exploring Benthall Edge (Guided Walk)

Leader: Cadi Price

Details: A 4 mile guided walk through Benthall Edge Woodland along lesser known paths

Cost: £5.00 per person – Concessions free

Meet: Iron Bridge Toll House, Ironbridge TF8 7JP

NB: sturdy boots, packed lunch

More information

All workshops and walks have a limited number of places.  Your place is reserved once payment has been received.

To book your place please email: bookings@severngorge.org.uk or phone: 01952 433880

Payment details:

  • Cash
  • Cheque (Severn Gorge Countryside Trust)
  • Online banking

Sort Code: 08-90-01

Account No: 65014772

Start Times: Please arrive 15 minutes before the stated start time for registration.

Refreshments and clothing: We shall be outside for all or part of the day.  Please bring your own packed lunch and drinks, strong footwear and outdoor clothing.  Tea and coffee are available for all day workshops.  You may be required to bring extra equipment – see ‘NB’.

Ages: All courses are suitable for participants 16+.  On family walks, children must be accompanied by an adult.  Not all walks are suitable for pushchairs.

Cancellation: If you need to cancel your place, please contact us as soon as possible.  If you cancel more than 4 weeks before the course starts we will retain 50% to cover our administration costs.  Cancellations within 4 weeks of the course start date are chargeable in full unless we are able to fill the place from a reserve list.  If you have booked and we have to cancel, then you will be entitled to a full refund.

Meeting Point:

Wednesday 13th February 2019: 10-12 noon

Earth Walks – where the earth meets the sky (Family Walk)

Leader: Cadi Price

Details: A family woodland adventure experiencing the natural world using all our senses

Cost: £2.00 per person – Concessions free

Meet: Coalbrookdale Community Centre, Wellington Road, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DX

NB: sturdy shoes and snacks, suitable for sturdy pushchairs

More information

All workshops and walks have a limited number of places.  Your place is reserved once payment has been received.

To book your place please email: bookings@severngorge.org.uk or phone: 01952 433880

Payment details:

  • Cash
  • Cheque (Severn Gorge Countryside Trust)
  • Online banking

Sort Code: 08-90-01

Account No: 65014772

Start Times: Please arrive 15 minutes before the stated start time for registration.

Refreshments and clothing: We shall be outside for all or part of the day.  Please bring your own packed lunch and drinks, strong footwear and outdoor clothing.  Tea and coffee are available for all day workshops.  You may be required to bring extra equipment – see ‘NB’.

Ages: All courses are suitable for participants 16+.  On family walks, children must be accompanied by an adult.  Not all walks are suitable for pushchairs.

Cancellation: If you need to cancel your place, please contact us as soon as possible.  If you cancel more than 4 weeks before the course starts we will retain 50% to cover our administration costs.  Cancellations within 4 weeks of the course start date are chargeable in full unless we are able to fill the place from a reserve list.  If you have booked and we have to cancel, then you will be entitled to a full refund.

Meeting Point:

Wednesday 6th March 2019: 10-1pm

Winter Tree Identification (Guided Walk)

Leader: Russell Rowley

Details: An ideal course to learn how to identify your broadleaved trees in winter, taking a closer look at buds, bark and tree shape.

Cost: £5.00 per person – Concessions free

Meet: Severn Gorge Countryside Trust, Darby Road, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7EP

NB: sturdy shoes

More information

All workshops and walks have a limited number of places.  Your place is reserved once payment has been received.

To book your place please email: bookings@severngorge.org.uk or phone: 01952 433880

Payment details:

  • Cash
  • Cheque (Severn Gorge Countryside Trust)
  • Online banking

Sort Code: 08-90-01

Account No: 65014772

Start Times: Please arrive 15 minutes before the stated start time for registration.

Refreshments and clothing: We shall be outside for all or part of the day.  Please bring your own packed lunch and drinks, strong footwear and outdoor clothing.  Tea and coffee are available for all day workshops.  You may be required to bring extra equipment – see ‘NB’.

Ages: All courses are suitable for participants 16+.  On family walks, children must be accompanied by an adult.  Not all walks are suitable for pushchairs.

Cancellation: If you need to cancel your place, please contact us as soon as possible.  If you cancel more than 4 weeks before the course starts we will retain 50% to cover our administration costs.  Cancellations within 4 weeks of the course start date are chargeable in full unless we are able to fill the place from a reserve list.  If you have booked and we have to cancel, then you will be entitled to a full refund.

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