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...
Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 00:00 to Wednesday, June 30, 2021 - 00:00
Applications are now open for this year's European Gardeniser Pro Online Training Course
If you work within the community gardening or farming sector and want to broaden your skills, this comprehensive course could be just what you are looking for...
Members webinar: Growing Connections with Schools
What: A webinar for any member looking to work with schools in your local area.
When: Tuesday 20th April, 13:30 - 14:30
What to expect on the day:
The webinar will be delivered by Heidi Seary (SF...
Allotments and Community Gardens gain small scale agricultural planning rights to build sheds and greenhouses.
The Welsh Government has published important agricultural planning rights for allotment holders and community growers in...
A new report produced by FCFCG shows that involvement in community growing can act as a ‘powerful tool’ to help vulnerable people, bring communities together and encourage people to adopt greener and healthier behaviours.
FCFCG has produced a...
Read our newly published blog in the Urban Agricultural Magazine today! In collaboration with the University of Kent, and as part of the FEW Meter programme, the blog examines how when the UK went into lockdown in March, many ...
This year Social Farms & Gardens are celebrating 40 years of farming, gardening and growing together.
2020 will be packed full of activities to celebrate the 40th. From monthly events UK wide including the European Federation of City Farms...
Farmer and TV presenter Adam Henson called on the agricultural sector to support the use of the farming environment in education to help create the next generation of people entering rural careers, at a recent conference to promote school farms and...