Gower Society Youth

We run monthly activities for 4-16 year olds around the Gower Lordship. These activities aim to introduce new ways for children to explore and engage with the Gower countryside. All activities are free, funded by The Gower Society, and based at a different location each month. They range from river dipping and butterfly hunts to woodland adventures and pirate days.

The list of Gower Society Youth activities below is updated regularly so please check for changes. All activities will also be published in the Gower Society programme and on the Gower Society web site. http://www.gowersociety.org.uk

We have started a Gower Society Youth Facebook page. It is a members only page so to see photos of the activities and what is going on so find us on Facebook and like our page. Gower Society Youth has also started an older section for 11+ called Gower Adventurers These sessions will involve children being left with a leader. The aim is then to teach the young people skills to help them become better explorers and discerning users of the countryside.

Contact Nature Days if you would like to become a member of GSY's Gower Adventurers.

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Virtual mini-beast hunt -

Our nest GSY activity is a Virtual Mini Beast Hunt on Facebook live Saturday 16th May 11am.

Ever wondered what mini beasts live in your garden?

Even though we are in lockdown we can still get outside,  so join us live on the Gower Society facebook page.  The video will also be available on the Nature Days you tube channel along with the Spring stroll if you missed it last month.

If you have any questions about mini beast you would like answering then email them to me or post on the Gower Society Youth Facebook page and I will endeavour to answer them live.

Also I know it was disappointing that we did not have our annual May Day fete so I have a treat for you which I will announce on Saturday at the live event.  Or tune into the GSY facebook page and your email for a treat.


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May day Fete - 01/05/2017

There will be maypole dancing, Morris dancing, crowning of the May queen and traditional games all on Reynoldston green. Bring a picnic and your family.

MEET 2pm-4pm, Reynoldston Lower Green SA3 1AB
Directions: Follow the B4271 over Cefn Bryn down the hill into Reynoldston. After the narrow bit turn right to the lower Green. There is parking outside the village hall – follow the road past the church round to the right, and outside the church.

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Woodland Spring walk - 19/04/2020

Sun 19th April – Woodland Spring Walk

Finish off the Easter holidays by meeting some trees. Explore the spring plants, river dip for fish and animals, and play games in the woods. Suitable for families.

MEET 10am–12noon, Gower Inn car park, Parkmill, Gower,   there is a charge for parking.

Take A118, South Gower road to Parkmill.  Just as you enter the village turn right into the Gower Inn car park.  Park at the back of the car park, we will meet by the stream.

Dawn Thomas, 01792 392919 dawn.thomas@reynoldston.com

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Fossil hunting. - 14/03/2020

Sat March 14th 2020 Fossil hunting.

Gower Society Outdoor Ed activity.

Learn how fossils are made and then explore the rocks looking for real fossils.  We will take rubbings of any we find and identify how old they are. You will then be able to make your own fossil out of plaster of Paris to take home. Make sculptures in the sand of the extinct animals found in the fossil record. Suitable for families.

CONTACT Dawn Thomas 01792392919 dawn.thomas@reynoldston.com

MEET 2pm – 4pm Rotherslade Beach at the bottom of the steps down to the beach.

DIRECTIONS: Park on the side of the road down to Rotherslade Bay or if you feeling energetic, or there is no room, park in Langland Beach and walk around on the coast path.

Grid Ref: 610 873

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