Half Term Activities at Parc Slip Nature Reserve

Parc Slip Visitor's Centre

Parc Slip Visitor's Centre

Join the nature trail quiz around the reserve

Join the nature trail quiz around the reserve

This half term, get out into the fresh air and explore the wildlife of Parc Slip with our family-friendly wildlife events

Restored from its previous status as an opencast coal mine, the beautiful 300 acre Parc Slip Nature Reserve is home to a fantastic mix of habitats including grassland, woodland and wetlands.

Come along and enjoy one of our nature inspired activities!

Clay Nature Prints: Wednesday 27th February, 11am – 1pm.

Learn about leaves and other natural objects we find at Parc Slip Nature Reserve.  Join us for a gentle walk to find different textures in nature, and then try imprinting them into air-dry clay. This activity is suitable for ages 3+. £2 per child.

Booking is essential. To book your place, contact Megan at m.howells@welshwildlife.org, or call 01656 724100.


Wildlife Watch:  Thursday 28th February & Sunday 2nd March, 10am – 12pm.

Wildlife Watch is the junior branch of the Wildlife Trusts, and the UK’s leading club for young environmentalists. Each month the group explores Parc Slip Nature Reserve to find out about the amazing wildlife there. Come along to take part in fun activities such as bird watching, nature art & crafts and bug hunting!

This activity is suitable for ages 5 to 12. Children must be accompanied by an adult throughout the event. £2 per child.

Please let Megan know if you would like to attend this event. Call 01656 724100 or email m.howells@welshwildlife.org.


St. David’s Day Trail: Friday 1st March to Sunday 3rd March, Drop in 10:30am - 3pm

Celebrate St. David’s Day with a special quiz trail around the reserve. Follow the trail and answer the questions to be rewarded with a welsh cake and a drink*! £3 per person.

Suitable for children aged 5+. This is a self-guided trail requiring adult supervision.

*Drink is a choice of tea, Americano coffee or fruit juice carton.

For more information about this event, contact Tom via t.richards@welshwildlife.org or ring 01656 726987.


A visit to Parc Slip is not complete without a trip to our Visitor Centre and coffee shop! Why not join us for a delicious home-cooked meal or slice of cake? We have many vegetarian and vegan options available too. The Visitor Centre is open from Tuesday to Sunday, 10am until 4pm.

For further details regarding our wildlife events please visit www.welshwildlife.org/events or email People & Wildlife Officer Megan at m.howells@welshwildlife.org.