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Older People to Enjoy the Benefits of Nature

Older People to Enjoy the Benefits of Nature

Thanks to a £10,700 grant from Postcode Community Trust, a grant-giving charity funded entirely by players of People’s Postcode Lottery, earlier this year, Kingswood Trust can now provide a range of nature based activities both outdoors and indoors for older people.We...

The Log Garden

The Log Garden

In July, Kingswood Trust volunteers created a log garden at the south end of the new fence in Holyhead Wood. This is a place where logs – sound and rotting – are piled and partially buried to provide habitats for a variety of creatures. The logs can later be gently...

Volunteering since 2018

Volunteering since 2018

I started volunteering at Kingswood Trust in 2018 ...I'd given up my teaching job and wanted to give something back to the community that would benefit the children of Wolverhampton. Being a person who enjoys the outdoors and isn't afraid of hard work, this seemed...

Meet and Greet Volunteers

Meet and Greet Volunteers

We have been volunteers at Kingswood Trust for 14 years, starting off as fairly fit retirees, raising money for and helping plant fruit trees in the orchard and keep the grounds pleasant and attractive. Now, older and less fit, we undertake a ‘meet and greet’ role...

Volunteering and Rewarding Chance Encounters

Volunteering and Rewarding Chance Encounters

One warm Tuesday morning cutting back a willow arbour (overgrown with the good weather) I had sweat in my eyes and some blood from scratches from getting into the dense willow. I did not have any tears, just the joy of a chance encounter whilst doing my volunteering...

Volunteering leads to Greater Well-being

Volunteering leads to Greater Well-being

I am writing this blog about People having greater wellbeing. I needed something to focus my love for the outdoors and having visited Kingswood Trust with various groups felt this was as an ideal place to channel my energy.I go every Tuesday morning (and other days...

Last Spring 2021

Last Spring 2021

It does not seem so long ago since I was helping to plan and mark out the site for the new raised beds in the Kingswood Trust growing area last spring. In no time at all the plan materialised and with the help of other trusty volunteers, the raised beds literally rose...

Family Music Festival and Camp – Out

Family Music Festival and Camp – Out

We’re getting very excited about our second Family Outdoor Music Festival and camp-out too taking place this year on Saturday 28th July 2018. Last year seven bands joined us for an afternoon of fun, listening to music and playing games at our Family Music Festival and...

Family days out – Are there fairies in the woodland?

Family days out – Are there fairies in the woodland?

An army of visitors joined the hunt for the little people hiding at Kingswood Trust. Our first ever Fairies and Elves festival kicked off some afterschool fun on Friday, with children dressing up and entering the spirit of a fabulous fairy hunt. Children of all ages...

Discover nature. Learn outdoors.

Discover nature. Learn outdoors.

I’m an advocate for outdoor learning and I’m going to tell you why I believe nature is good for your health, so here goes…. Not enough people are getting outdoors often enough. Perhaps it is lack of time, too many things to do indoors, too much technology, tv screens...

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The Kingswood Trust

Address and Directions

The Kingswood Trust
Holyhead Road
Kingswood
Wolverhampton
WV7 3AP
Tel: 01902 558132
Email: Kingswood@wolverhampton.gov.uk
Email Head: Rachel.Wells@wolverhampton.gov.uk

Find Us: Download directions to The Kingswood Trust

Opening Times

Monday: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Tuesday: 8:00am - 4:00pm
Wednesday: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Thursday: 8:00am - 4:00pm
Friday: 8:00am - 4:00pm
Weekends: Vary by event

For group bookings and stays contact The Kingswood Trust directly to arrange or call us direct on 01902 558132.

Book Our Events

We hold many fun events all year round. To see our latest events and book your place simply go to our eventbrite page.

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Accessibility

The Kingswood Trust are delighted to have achieved top marks for Learning Outside the Classroom, read more about LOtC here.

Assistance Dogs are welcome at The Kingswood Trust.

The Kingswood Trust is wheelchair friendly. All buildings are on one level and the majority of the grounds can be accessed with a wheelchair. Wheelchair accessible toilets are also available.

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