Madley Environmental Study Centre (MESC)

wildlife fun workshops for everyone in amazing surroundings

EASTER Fun at MESC 26th, 27th & 28th March

. . . .  we're having an EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA and you're invited.

Join us for an Easter treasure hunt, crafts, fun challenges and even a tractor ride!

Booking is essential as places are limited, so don't delay, book your tickets today.

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Schools & Groups

We offer curriculum based activities for children of all ages, from pre-school to KS4, along with Forest School based activities, including den building for those ‘off curriculum’ fundays.

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Nature Workshops

Our workshops for older children and adults run throughout the year and suit most interests, including willow weaving, photography, fungi and astronomy. 

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Events & Family Days

Family days take place in the school holidays for ages 3-12 years. From campfire cooking to woodland pirates, pond dipping to wild art, there's something to suit all.  Larger seasonal events such as Halloween and Christmas also take place each year. 

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Birthday Parties

Activities take place on our Nature Reserve and include a wide range of options depending on the age and interests of the group, including treasure hunts, den building, mud modelling and blindfold games.

Willow Wigwam Workshops

Come and join us when we'll be making decorative plant supports for you to take home. Our workshops are being held on Saturday 16th and Thursday 21st March and each event is suitable for both adults and children (over 14yrs).

Herefordshire's Hidden Gem

Our nature reserve includes wetlands, woodlands and meadows to enjoy and explore. And with our large log cabin, open barn and wooden shelters, even if it rains the weather won't dampen your day.

Where Nature meets Technology

Covering almost 15 acres of natural habitat we have a unique backdrop of the 32m diameter dishes of the BT Madley Satellite Earth Station. It really is the place where 'Nature meets Technology'