Ran by tutors Jenny Dingle and Maia Sparrow, the school Special Needs Unit enjoyed arts and craft activities from their onsite forest garden. 36 participants completed 36 hours in total of the bespoke activities!Read more
Want to win 2 free, two hour taster sessions with The School of Rock and Pop - The Rock Project? All you have to do is tag us with your best photo of "FOREST FUN IN THE SUN" on social media with the #TirCoedCalendar for your chance to win and to feature on our 2020 calendar!Read more
Yesterday, a group of Tir Coed staff went along to Coed Tamsin, Capel Seion to spend the day with Bob Shaw. Before learning all about tools and green woodworking, Bob took everyone for a short walk around the woods. Here's a short video of the walk.Read more
Mae'r cylchlythyr diweddaraf yn awr ar gael! Edrychwch i weld beth sydd wedi bod yn digwydd dros y 3 mis diwethaf gyda Tir Coed ac am ddiweddariad 6 mis ail flwyddyn LEAF.Read more
The latest newsletter is now available! Take a look to find out what Tir Coed have been doing over the last 3 months and for a 6 month update of LEAF year 2.Read more
There had been a lot of buzz around the latest 12 week course, with 12 participants building a roundhouse, at the Elan Valley. The build certainly had a Tir Coed family feel, with wood supplied from one of the Ceredigion Tir Coed sites and this along with unique design of the building meant that we had over double the applicants than spaces!Read more
11 trainees have joined our 12-week woodland carpentry course in Pembrokeshire. During this course they will learn all the skills needed to build 3 timber bridges and make a path through the woods to link up with existing tracks and create a circular route.
Rob Smith is leading the course with Eugene Noakes as his able support tutor.
Jerry Roberson has generously provided us with the location and materials including some beautiful curved timbers to construct a humpback bridge.Read more
I'm sure everyone's wondering whether the 10 Tir Coed representatives survived the 21 mile litter pick! Well - they have, and they finished the walk in 8 hours 57 minutes; successfully collecting 12 full bags of litter. The team pulled together during the challenge to ensure that no-one was left behind. You can still show your support to the team by donating to their fund: www.justgiving.com/campaign/ti...Read more
It's a new month, which means a brand new theme and prize for our photo competition! This month's theme is "NATURAL WONDERS". Tag us and use the #TirCoedCalendar for your chance to win 2 free child tickets to Manor Wildlife Park in Tenby - Wales' only walking safari! Whether you love lemurs, have a passion for tigers or want to wander with the wallabies (and feed them with your hand!) this park has something for you!Read more
Ceredigion's 12-week course started last week, running from Coed Tyllwyd, Llanfarian. Lead by Jamie Miller and supported by Cath Rigler, the trainees have got a feel of what the course will be like and what they will be constructing. Over the next 11 weeks, the trainees will undertake various practical tasks, including construction of steps, benches and log stores. Let’s hope the beautiful weather holds out for them.Read more