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  • Visit Wales VAQAS
  • National Trust

Wildlife & Nature Event, Sat 6 - Sun 7 Jul 2019

National Meadows weekend 2019

National Meadows weekend 2019


Join us for a weekend celebrating traditional wildflower and hay meadows, as part of National Meadow Day 2019, and discover the important role they have in our ecosystem, and try some traditional techniques.

Learn about traditional wildflower and hay meadows, and the tools traditionally used to cut them. Discover the flowers and insects that thrive on them, and the important role they play in our ecosystem.

There will be drop in scything workshops so you can learn about traditional scything techniques and have a go. Also have a go at insect and plant ID in the meadow to see all the varied species meadows support.

No booking required.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopNational Trust PropertyOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePostboxPublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencing

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 6 - Sun 7 Jul 2019 10:00 to 16:00


Normal admission charges apply.

Also at this Venue

Events at this Venue

date event
Mon 10 - Sun 23 Jun Archaeological Dig 2019
Sun 23 Jun Guided Estate Walks
Tue 25 Jun Guided Bat Walks
Tue 2 Jul Guided Bat Walks
Sat 6 - Sun 7 Jul National Meadows weekend 2019
Tue 9 Jul Guided Bat Walks


LL14 5AF



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Map reference: SJ 268381  Lat: 52.93529 Long: -3.09053

One mile west of Chirk village off A5. Additional 0.5 mile of private driveway to the castle.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 2 miles from Chirk station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • National Trust PropertyNational Trust Property
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing