Get out and about in Denbighshire’s countryside

A series of events have been organised to get people out and about in Denbighshire during August to enjoy some breath-taking scenery and learn about the county’s special landscapes and wildlife.

Geodiversity of the Clwydian Range: Thursday, August 13 – 10am-4pm
A nine mile hike to discover the geodiversity of Moel Arthur and Penycloddiau. Meet at Moel Arthur car park. Please book.

Bat Bonanza -Thursday, August 13 – 8pm-10pm
A two mile walk to explore the bat life in Coed Moel Famau using bat
detectors. Meet at Coed Moel Famau car park.

In the Footsteps of Darwin – Thursday, August 20 – 10am – 5pm
Celebrate the 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin’s birth with a 10 mile
hike to visit some of the sites he visited in 1831. Meet at Llantysilio
Green car park near Llangollen. Please book.

Bilberry Picking – Thursday, August 20 – 10am-3pm
A gentle three mile stroll up Moel Famau to pick juicy berries. Bring a
container for your berries. Meet at Moel Famau top car park. Please book

Magical Moorland – Tuesday, August 25 – 11am-3pm
A day of activities and talks about the magical moorland including a
guided walk in the purple-clad Clwydian Range. Meet at Loggerheads Country

Extraordinary Eglwyseg and Offa’s Dyke Path – Wednesday, August 26 –
A 10 mile hike with narrow paths and steep drops to discover the wonder of
Eglwyseg and World’s End. Meet at Panorama Road lay-by near Trevor Quarry.

Bat Bonanza – Thursday, August 27 – 8pm-10pm
Explore the nightlife of Loggerheads Country Park. Use the bat detectors
on this gentle one mile stroll and learn about how these fascinating
creatures live.

For those events that you need to pre-book, please phone 01352 810614.

These events have been arranged by Denbighshire Countryside Service and
funded by the Countryside Council for Wales.

Photograph: A mother polecat on the Hiraethog (Denbigh moors). Photograph © Wendy Charles-Warner

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