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.

Friday 1st December: 10 – 4pm

DIY Christmas Cards (Workshop)

Tutor: Amanda Hillier

After a woodland walk for inspiration, Amanda will guide you to create your own unique lino print to make into Christmas cards to take home.  We will explore composition and the technique of carving and printing.  Suitable for all abilities, Amanda will give you the attention to develop your skills.  Check out Amanda’s creativity at http://www.amandahillier.co.uk

Cost: £30.00 per person

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

NB: bring a packed lunch, sketchbook and optional camera

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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Friday 19th January : 10.00 – 2.00pm

Coppice Safari (Guided Walk)

Leader: Cadi Price

Join us for a walk through our Coalbrookdale Coppices, learning a little about the history of the sites while exploring lesser known footpaths, returning to the Trust for a warming ‘soup and a roll’ lunch.

Cost: £5.00 per person

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

NB: Includes steps.  The walk is approximately 4 miles

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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Wednesday 21 February : 10.00 – 1.00pm

Animal Detective (Family Walk)

Leader: Cadi Price

An adventure through Benthall woods to hunt for animals, their prints, poo and homes!  Be a detective for the day!  Using the senses of sight, hearing, smell and touch our challenge is to find animals that live in a woodland habitat.  Watch for deer as they walk amongst the trees; listen to the birdsong; sniff the air for foxes; feel the soil where a badger has passed in the night.  Bring a packed lunch and wrap up warm!

Cost: £2.00 per person

Meet: Ironbridge, TF8 7JP

NB: Bring a packed lunch and warm clothes.  Sorry, no pushchairs or dogs.  Suitable for 5-11yrs.  Approximately 2 miles

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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Friday 23rd March: 10.00 – 4.00pm

Abstract Art (Workshop)

Leader: Lynne Morgan

The Iron Foundry in Coalbrookdale is an eclectic mix of shape and texture which we shall investigate outdoors with sketches before you create your own painting in the studio using your choice of medium.  Suitable for beginners.  Plenty of help and advice will be given.

Lynne is a local artist and tutor for Shropshire Arts Society and has led popular art workshops for the Trust since 2013. www.lynnemorgandesign.co.uk

Cost: £20.00 per person

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

NB: Bring a packed lunch and outdoor clothing, sketchbook and art materials

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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