Posted by: KimBoland | July 2, 2013

’50 Things’ Family Woodland Fun Day 29 June 2013

50W_orange_verticalThank you so much to everyone who came to our ’50 Things’ Family Woodland Fun Day at Cwm Ivy on Saturday.

DSC_0036Over 140 people came along to experience some of the National Trust’s ’50 Things to Do Before You’re 11¾’

DSC_0033Activities including den building, campfire cooking, geocaching, creating wild art, bug hunting and making bird boxes and feeders.


All the children had a flying start in completing their ’50 Things’ scrapbooks.

DSC_0047We were overwhelmed by the success of the day and delighted with the feedback – you all sound like you had an amazing time – lots of happy smiling faces!DSC_0037Thanks to Matt Carroll and Paul Thornton there was also the chance to try wood turning and see charcoal making.
All of this would not have been possible without our wonderful National Trust Working Holiday group who helped organise and run the event on the day. Thanks also to  Helen Grey and Gwen Potter.

Our woodland day volunteers

Our woodland day volunteers

If you missed out on last Saturday’s event, you can:

  • Check out to discover lots more of the National Trust’s outdoor adventures.
  • Visit our blog each month as we’ll be posting our favourite three ’50 Things’ to do on Gower.
  • Come along to our next ’50 Things’ Family Woodland Fun Day on 31st August. We’re also holding a Bat Walk the night before on 30th August.  For more information, or to book, email: or ring 01792 390636



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