THE CRUCK AND AISLE-FRAMED EXHIBITION HALL

We recently received the article below from the man who built our Great Hall, Adam Heath. It is an interesting read and follows the story of the build. The first site meeting was in late September 1992. The project was still very much in its infancy then, with an idea for a log style building from round timber or roughly …

Child of the Year 2013

GreenWood was pleased to welcome Riley Wise to the Park this February Half Term. Riley has been named the North Wales Chronicle’s Child of the Year for 2013. Riley, 6 is bravely battling cerebral palsy and has recently taken his first ever steps after physiotherapy sessions. After a day of visiting local attractions and food outlets in his own limousine …

Climate Week events 4th-10th March

North Wales leading Eco adventure Park, GreenWood Forest Park is playing its part in Climate Week this year by supplying local churchyards with Yew Trees. Yew Trees were traditionally planted in churchyards for a variety of reasons. Some believe that they provided shade, others that the wood was used to make bows, then the bowmen would practise shooting in the …

First day of Winter Opening.

It was a great day at The Enchanted WoodBarn on our first day of winter opening on Saturday 8th December. Thank you to all the visitors who came to see Santa and play in the Enchanted WoodBarn. We look forward to seeing you all again soon. Don’t forget Santa will be here again on 15th,16th,22nd and 23rd of December between 11-4pm. …

New Insulation for the Great Hall

GreenWood Forest Park, North wales’ leading eco adventure park, is  well known for being a  leader in sustainable tourism. The  Park is now using renewable and sustainable wood fibre insulation to retain the heat from the big log burning stove in the Great Hall . The  Park is currently closed to visitors whilst  the insulation in the Great Hall is upgraded. The …

Green Day Tours

One of GreenWood’s owners- Andrea Bristow has been busy doing Green Day tours this autumn. The tours are designed to teach children about the sustainability aspects of the Park. During the tours the children learnt about the recycled slate on the roof, the rain water harvesting system, the reed beds and how our famous Green Dragon Roller-coaster works. They also …

GreenWood wins Best Family Attraction Award for 2nd year running!

GreenWood is delighted to announce that they have won the Best Family Attraction award with The North Wales Chronicle for the second year running. Voted for by Chronicle readers, the award was presented to them on Tuesday 9th October by Chronicle representative Lisa Shepard. GreenWood’s Visitor Services Manager, Mark Rowlands had this to say about winning the award “We are …

Lost property finds new home

After a long and busy summer holidays, the GreenWood offices were submerged in unclaimed lost property! However, after a sort through GreenWood called Hope House, who were more than happy to come and collect the items for them to sell in their shops. The unclaimed items which filled nine bin bags, included jumpers, coats and many pairs of glasses will now be …

Catering team success!

The catering team here at GreenWood Forest Park have been celebrating recently as they have again achieved the top score of 5 out of 5 for their food hygiene rating for this year. The rating which sees businesses assessed on food hygiene by Environmental Health Inspectors came into force last year and this is the second year running in which GreenWood had achieved top results. GreenWood’s …