Author: Mark Hodgson

Lift Upgrade works at The Welsh Wildlife Centre

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The lift at the Welsh Wildlife Centre is to undergo full refurbishment starting on Thursday 4th May. This will mean that from this date for a period of several weeks there will be some disruption to normal disabled access to The Visitors Centre.

Alternative disabled access will be from the main car park via the Explorer Trail, from here the middle & top floor can be accessed which is where the shop, toilets & cafe are located.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused during this period, if use of the lift is vital to your visit please call ahead on 02139 62100 to check the situation before your visit.

Lift upgrade works at The Welsh Wildlife Centre

Vital works to the lift at The Visitors Centre

Vital works to the lift at The Visitors Centre

The Lift at The Welsh Wildlife Centre is to undergo a full refurbishment, with work starting on Tuesday 25th April 2017. This means that from that date for a maximum of four weeks there will be some disruption to normal disabled access to The Visitors Centre.

The lift may be entirely out of service during part or all of this period. Alternative disabled access will be from the main car park via the Explorer Trial, from here the middle & top floor can be accessed which is where the shop, toilet facilities & cafe are located.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused & we will endeavor to keep disruption to a minimum while this vital work is carried out.

Children’s Birthday Parties at The Welsh Wildlife Centre.

Why not make your child’s next birthday party a wild one with us at The Welsh Wildlife Centre ?

Our Harlow room is a large and flexible space fully furnished and ready for you to decorate as you wish, we have even thought of you busy Mums & Dads as there is ample tea & coffee next door in the breakout room.

Prices start at just £5 per child [ minimum ten children ] this includes party food & a selection of craft activities led by our friendly staff & volunteers. You can take full advantage of being in the heart of The Teifi Marshes Nature Reserve with plenty to explore & discover including our adventure playground right on your doorstep.

We are happy to tailor the package to your own individual requirements, so why not make your next birthday party a wild one ?

contact Mark Hodgson to discuss your requirements

m.hodgson@welshwildlife.org or call 01239 621600

The Welsh Wildlife Centre open New Years Day 2016

Welsh Wildlife Centre

Blow away the cobwebs on New Years day 2016 with a visit to The Teifi Marshes nature reserve. Head Chef Gareth will be serving all day breakfasts in The Glasshouse Cafe to temp you out of the house and back into the great out doors.

The best bit, our very own free range eggs will be being served as our Teifi Marshes hens will still be busy over Xmas laying free range eggs. There will be vegetarian & vegan options available.

The Visitors Centre including The Glasshouse Cafe & Gift shop will be open every day from the 1st January 2016.

Christmas craft fund raising day at The Welsh Wildlife Centre

On Saturday 12th December in conjunction with Hedgely Hogspital we will be holding a joint fund raising children’s craft day at The Visitors Centre here in Cilgerran. Hedgely Hogspital are a hedgehog rescue and rehabilitation charity covering the local area.

We will have a range of fun Christmas craft activities available including wreath making, Christmas tree decoration making, festive elves, lanterns and reindeer cards. All proceeds from the day will go to help the work of Hedgely Hogspital and the conservation work of The Wildlife Trust.

Their primary aim is to care for the hedgehogs while with them and get them fit and well for rehabilitation and release into the wild.They also offer educational events and group talks for children about hedgehog conservation and rehabilitation.

For more information about their work they can be contacted by email. hedgely.hogspital@yahoo.co.uk

The Welsh Wildlife Centre open all year.

Welsh Wildlife Centre evening shot by Krystal
The impressive sight of the Visitors Centre fully lit against the night sky.

The impressive sight of the Visitors Centre fully lit against the night sky.

This year as never before we will be open twelve months of the year. We will be open up to 20th December 2015 , taking only a short break and reopening on New Year’s day 2016.

Welsh Wildlife Centre evening shot by Krystal

Welsh Wildlife Centre evening shot by Krystal

We will be serving all day breakfasts on News Years Day for those who want a walk around the Teifi Marshes reserve and a break from the festive telly.

As usual we will be serving Christmas meals from 1st to 20th December offering our usual high standards of homemade local fayre served in The Glasshouse Cafe.

Bookings are now being taken for our Christmas menu; we accommodate singles, couples or parties of up to fifty people.

The panoramic views from the cafe over the river Teifi and the reserve are simply stunning.

Evening bookings may also be available by prior arrangement for larger parties.

The Visitors Centre due to its impressive architecture makes for a striking evening venue during the winter months when the glass structure of the building makes an impressive sight against the darkness of the reserve.