There are 47 Wildlife Trusts covering the UK (and the Isle of Man and Alderney too). Use the map or the links below to find out more about the Wildlife Trust in your area and get involved with events, activities and Watch groups.

The Parkridge Centre

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The group is based at the Parkridge Centre in Brueton Park and runs fanastic weekend and holiday activities. See for more details!

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Group news and diary

October Half-Term

Don't sit indoors and get bored this half-term, get outside and go wild! We have lots of fun, action-packed activities happening, what will you choose? Can you make the perfect survival shelter or go batty about bats, visit Brandon Marsh this October half-term and find out.

To find out more go to

Work towards your Hedgehog Award!

Come along on 16th February 11am-12pm or 1-2pm for our half-term wildlife watch event and work towards your Hedgehog award!

Don't forget to book your place by calling 0121 7040768 (costs £3 for members).

We are also running lots of other holiday events - check out for details!

Festive Fun!

Come along for a Christmas themed wildlife and sensory walk, with a glittery art and craft session. Children will also get a free drink of squash and a cookie.

Every day from 1st-23rd December

Every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at Brandon
Every Wednesday and Friday at Parkridge

To book contact: 024 7630 2912 (Brandon); 0121 704 0768 (Parkridge)

10:30am-11:30am and 1:30pm-2:30pm

Autumn Activites over Half-term

Come and join us every weekday in the school holidays for a morning or afternoon of Crafts and outdoor exploration in our tranquil nature reserve. We will host a range of exciting nature activities for children ages 4-9; as well as special Tots events for the younger ones. All workshops include a craft, outdoor activities and games unless stated; all children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

At The Parkridge Centre, there is a lovely walk you can do through the reserve, a small play area and a lovely cafe serving ice-cream, sandwiches, hot meal, cakes and drinks

Workshops: £3.50 per person, £4.50 for non WWT member
60 minute Marvel: £3.00 per person, £3.50 for non WWT members
Craft Drop in: £2 (no need to book, just turn up)

To book contact: 0121 704 0768

All workshops and drop ins run between 10:30 and 12:00
All 60 minute marvels run 1:30-2:30 and 3:00-4:00

For more information visit

Monday 27th October
• Workshop: Halloween Spooks (4 years+)
Dress in your scariest outfit and enjoy some spooky fun.

Tuesday 28th October
• Crafty Drop-in: Giant spiders (All ages)
Make a huge spider to scare your friends
• 60 minute marvel – Den building
Can you make the perfect survival shelter? This session is both fast and fun.

Wednesday 29th October
• Crafty Drop in: Make a hedgehog (All ages)
Make yourself a prickly friend.
• 60 minute marvel – prickly friends
Come along for hedgehog fun with games and facts galore.

Thursday 30th October
• Crafty Drop in: Monstrous masks (All ages)
Make a spooky mask
• 60 minute Marvel – Den building ( 4+)
Can you make the perfect survival shelter? This session is both fast and fun.

Friday 31st October
• Workshop: Ghostly adventure for tots (2-4 years)
Dress up and come for some Halloween fun.

Really Wild Activities and Family Bat Night on 29th August!

We are running workshops or drop in sessions between 10:30am and 12:00pm and 60 minute Marvel Sessions from 1.30-2.30 and 3.00-4.00 every week day. The workshops cost £4.50 per child (£3.50 if a Trust member); the 60 minute marvels cost £3.50 (£3.00 if a Trust member). Our Bat Nights run from 7.15pm to 8.45pm and cost £4 per person (£5 non member) or £15 for 2 adults and 2 children.

You must book your place in advance by calling 024 7630 2912. We are also running special drop-in sessions for just £2 where you can drop in at any time with no need to book!

Parents must accompany 2 - 8 year olds at all times and are welcome to accompany older children during activities.

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