We manage a 50 acre site - woodland, arboretum, vineyard, medicinal herb garden, heritage orchard, wildflower meadow, apiary, tree nursery, polytunnels, workshops and timber frame Centre buildings. We run a wide range of courses in traditional crafts, run events for schools, children and families, have bushcraft courses, art and craft courses, mindfulness courses, music, poetry and drama in the woods. We also run a Social Prescribing programme with an average of 2 groups a day - mainly adults and children with a range of disabiities and problems.
Facilities: Volunteering, Community space for hire, Picnic area, Community recycling/composting, Holiday activities, Wildlife area, Sustainable/Green building on site
Open to the public?No
Open to the public - details: Variable opening hours/pre-arranged visits/events or open days only
Off the A541 Mold - Denbigh road about 1 mile on the Mold side of Bodfari. Exact directions are on the Woodland Skills Centre website.
Friday, January 1, 2021 - 09:00 to Friday, March 31, 2023 - 17:00
Training and networking for care farmers
A programme of national and regional events offered by the Growing Care Farming project. The programme includes regular themed webinars, network meetings, training courses and launch events for those working...
Our monthly networking sessions are open to anyone involved in care farming and green care, regardless of where you live or what stage you're are at.
As it's not always possible to meet face-to-face at the moment, please do join us and say hello!
Our online gatherings are an member benefit that take place on first Thursday of each month. The events are part of SF&G's commitment to support networking and improve practice across the sector. A member of SF&G staff will...
Popular picture book character Stick Man is teaming up with local community groups across the UK to encourage urban children to get outdoors and explore the natural world. Fun-filled activity trails have been opened at five community growing sites...
Social Farms & Gardens is delighted to announce that Care Farming Development Manager Dr Rachel Bragg has been awarded an OBE in the Queen's birthday honours for services to academia and Green Care - congratulations Rachel!
Rachel has been a...
The COVID-19 pandemic has had an unprecedented global impact and we want to ensure we support our members, as we look forward to moving out of this difficult time.
We’ve developed a short survey that builds on the one we ran in April/May 2020, and...
'The Resilience of the Community Growing Sector in Northern Ireland' Report has been published this week and is now available to view.
The report was completed by Social Farms & Gardens in June 2020 during the Covid 19 pandemic...
We are delighted to announce that Social Farms & Gardens has been selected to lead the 'Growing Care Farming' Project.
This project is part of the £10m Children and Nature Programme being supported by Defra, funded by the Department of Education...