GreenWood welcomes Archbishop of Wales

GreenWood had a special visitor on Wednesday 22nd August – the Archbishop of Wales, Dr Barry Morgan. He was here enjoying a day out with his family including his two grandchildren Nanci and Olly.  

Electric car stops off at GreenWood on trip around Snowdonia.

GreenWood Forest Park, North Wales’ leading eco – family attraction had a visit from a very apt car on Monday 6th August, which was run completely off electric. The electric car was making a journey around Snowdonia with a local family to show how easy it is to be more eco- friendly. The car which started its journey in Liverpool …

GreenWood Owner graduates from LEAD Wales.

Co – owner of GreenWood Forest Park, Andrea Bristow recently graduated from Bangor University along with many other delegates on the LEAD Wales scheme. The aim of the LEAD wales programme was to give owner-managers the resources and support they need to fully harness the skills and energy of their staff, recognise and exploit opportunities for greater efficiency, and provide …

GreenWood welcome first online ticket customers

GreenWood have welcomed their first online ticket customers today! The Aitken family, from Nottingham and Deeside were the first people to book their tickets using our new online booking system. We hope they have a brilliant day!

Pirate Show raises money for Cancer Research

GreenWood’s resident entertainer Ricardo the Pirate has put on a charity show in order to raise money for Cancer Research. Ricardo the Pirate who is a regular entertainer at GreenWood Forest Park performed his charity show on Sunday 8th July at 2:30pm. He was raising money for his daughter Stephanie Rayner Viner who is attempting to swim the English Channel …

GreenWood builder wins Champion Road Race cyclist of Wales!

Congratulations to Gareth McGuinness – Champion Road Race cyclist of Wales!  Gareth has worked each winter at GreenWood for many years, constructing most of the buildings here, as well as the new offices.  Together with his late father Gerry, he built the Jungle Boat Adventure, one of the muddiest projects we have ever carried out.  Gareth recently won the 80 …

Chanterelle Mushrooms growing at GreenWood

There was a nice surprise for GreenWood co-owner Andrea Bristow this morning as she spotted some Chanterelle mushroom’s growing in the car park. Chanterelle mushrooms are quite a rare mushroom and are known as one of nature’s finest delicacies. Andrea was very happy with her find and plans to have them for her dinner this evening!

Congratulations to the Bethel under 12s!

Congratulations to the Bethel Under 12 Football team!  The team won 3 trophies this season – the North Wales FA Competition, the Gwyrfai League Trophy and the Gwyrfai League Cup.  This is a fanatastic achievement, reflects the huge effort put in, not only by the team but by the coaches, managers and all the parents who help and support the …

Giant Mush-rooms sprout up in the Forest!

There is something going on down in the woods at GreenWood Forest Park, Giant fibreglass mushrooms have begun sprouting up in the Forest. The mushrooms are a new addition to the park and include one enormous mushroom for children to play in. The area is now open and ready for visitors to admire. Andrea Bristow, GreenWood’s HR and Marketing Director …

LOCAL SCHOOL WINS £250 ENVIRONMENTAL AWARD

Ysgol Nefyn on the Llyn Peninsular has won a prize of £250 to help them to continue to develop their wide range of environmental activities.  The competition was run by North Wales attraction, GreenWood Forest Park, Y Felinheli. Ysgol Nefyn were able to demonstrate that they have a wide ranging interest in environmental matters, from improving the school garden and …