We love Wales!

We love Wales!

We love Wales!
Croeso! If you love all things Welsh and wild then this is the group for you. Here you can chat to other RSPB supporters, share your stories and tips, and post photos of wildlife and wild places.

We love Wales!

  • TAPE Activity Programme with Giving Nature a Home in Cardiff

    Not only Giving Nature a Home in Cardiff is bringing the fantastic art installation TAPE to Bute Park, a programme of activities for all of the family to enjoy will take place right next to it too!


    Here is the programme - enjoy! 

    Welsh programme available here

     TAPE! 

    Sat 1 - Mon 31 August | 8am - 8pm | Bute Park, Cardiff | Free

    Wild families come and climb inside TAPE! A completely unique experience with nature from a totally new perspective - close to being a spider or a moth!

    Stretched between tree trunks like an impossible cocoon, TAPE is an exciting network of tunnels nestled in the trees for families to explore - the perfect excuse to go wild in the city and spend an unforgettable day in Bute Park this summer.

    As well as climbing inside TAPE for a magic moment in the trees families can enjoy lots more at TAPE ....

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    Leafy Trail Day

    Sat 1 - Mon 10 August | 8am - 8pm | Free
    Enjoy our family Leaf Trail to discover more about the leafy giants that tower over TAPE and find a Champion along the way. Bute Park is home to over 3000 trees and more Champion trees than anywhere else in the UK! Champion trees are the biggest of their kind in the UK, so get ready to meet some monsters!

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    Storytelling Day

    Thu 6 August | 10am - 5pm | Free
    Join us for some wild storytelling under the trees near TAPE.  Delivered by Llandaff North Library, enjoy tales of nature and adventures in the trees. Find a space on our blankets and tree stumps and read or listen for as long as you like. Suitable for children 5 - 10 years old.

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    Nature Detective Day

    Tue 11 - Thu 20 August | 8am - 8pm | Free
    Become a superstar nature detective and join us for our TAPE Nature activity amongst the trees. Hunt high and low for all the natural treasures you can find, from the crunchiest leaf to the fir cone fit for a King, and stick them to your collecting card. 

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    Storytelling Day

    Thu 13 and Thu 20 August | 10am - 5pm | Free
    Join us for some wild storytelling under the trees near TAPE.  Delivered by Llandaff North Library, enjoy tales of nature and adventures in the trees. Find a space on our blankets and tree stumps and read or listen for as long as you like. Suitable for children 5 - 10 years old.

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    Bug Hunt

    Thu 20 August | 10am - 5pm | Free
    Bug hunting, spider specimens and tails of webs and caterpillars! Come and meet the animals that could make TAPE themselves. Discover how they do it, explore them up close and go on a giant bug hunt with our Opal Community Scientist, Barbara Brown.



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    Colour Safari

    Fri 21 - Mon 31 August | 8am - 8pm | Free
    Hunt for a rainbow! Enjoy our family Colour Safari in Bute Park's famous flower borders - once the longest in Wales! Full of bee and butterfly friendly flowers and a rainbow full of colours - count how many colours you can find and match them to your safari card.

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    Storytelling Day

    Thu 27 August | 10am - 5pm | Free

    Join us for some wild storytelling under the trees near TAPE.  Delivered by Llandaff North Library, enjoy tales of nature and adventures in the trees. Find a space on our blankets and tree stumps and read or listen for as long as you like. Suitable for children 5 - 10 years old.

    More on TAPE here.

  • Rhaglen gweithgareddau TAPE gyda Rhoi Cartref i Fyd Natur Caerdydd

    Nid yn unig mae'r project Rhoi Cartref i Fyd Natur yn dod a TAPE draw i Barc Bute, Caerdydd, ond mae hefyd cyfres o ddigwyddiadau bach hwyliog i'r teulu oll, yn digwydd wrth ei yml drwy gydol mis Awst!


     

    Dyma'r rhaglen; mae rhywbeth yma at ddant pawb.  Mwynhewch! 

    English programme available here

     

    TAPE!

    Dydd Sadwrn 1 - Dydd Llun 31 Awst | 8am - 8pm | Parc Bute, Caerdydd | Am ddim

    Dyma wahoddiad i deuluoedd gwyllt ddod i ddringo i mewn i TAPE! Profiad cwbl unigryw o natur, o safbwynt hollol newydd - bron fel bod yn bry cop neu'n wyfyn!

    Yn ymestyn rhwng boncyff y coed fel coc┼Án amhosib, mae TAPE yn rhwydwaith cyffrous o dwneli wedi eu nythu yn y coed er mwyn i deuluoedd eu harchwilio - esgus gwych i fynd yn wyllt yn y ddinas a threulio diwrnod bythgofiadwy ym Mharc Bute yr haf hwn.

    Ynghyd â dringo i mewn i TAPE am brofiad hudol yn y coed, mae gan TAPE llawer mwy i'w gynnig i deuluoedd....

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    Llwybr Dail i'r Teulu

    Dydd Sadwrn 1 - Dydd Llun 10 Awst | 8am - 8pm | Am ddim
    Mwynhewch ein Llwybr Dail i ddod i wybod mwy am y cewr deiliog sy'n sefyll uwchlaw TAPE, a dod o hyd i Goeden Benigamp ar hyd y ffordd. Mae Parc Bute yn gartref i dros 3000 o goed, ac mae mwy o Goed Penigamp yno nag yn unrhyw fan arall yn y DU! Y Coed Penigamp yw'r mwyaf o'u rhywogaethau yn y DU, felly byddwch yn barod i gwrdd â rhai enfawr!

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    Diwrnod Dweud Sreaeon

    Dydd Iau 6 Awst | 10am - 5pm | Am ddim
    Ymunwch â ni i glywed straeon cyffrous dan y coed ger TAPE.  Mwynhewch straeon am natur ac anturiaethau yn y coed, wedi eu cyflwyno gan Lyfrgell Ystum Taf. Dewch o hyd i le ar ein blancedi ac ar fonion y coed, a darllen neu wrando am faint bynnag o amser ag y mynnwch. Addas i blant rhwng 5 a 10 oed.

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    Diwrnod Ditectif Natur

    Dydd Mawrth 11 - Dydd Iau 20 Awst | 8am - 8pm | Am ddim
    Dewch yn dditectif natur enwog ac ymuno â'n gweithgaredd natur Tape ymysg y coed. Chwiliwch ym mhob twll a chornel am bob trysor naturiol y gallwch ddod o hyd iddo, o'r ddeilen fwyaf crensiog i'r moch coed a fyddai'n ddigon da i Frenin, a'u gludo nhw i'ch cerdyn casglu. 

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    Diwrnod Dweud Sreaeon

    Dydd Iau 13 a Dydd Iau 20 Awst | 10am - 5pm | Am ddim
    Ymunwch â ni i glywed straeon cyffrous dan y coed ger TAPE.  Mwynhewch straeon am natur ac anturiaethau yn y coed, wedi eu cyflwyno gan Lyfrgell Ystum Taf. Dewch o hyd i le ar ein blancedi ac ar fonion y coed, a darllen neu wrando am faint bynnag o amser ag y mynnwch. Addas i blant rhwng 5 a 10 oed.

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    Hela Trychfilod 

    Dydd Iau 20 Awst | 10am - 5pm | Am ddim
    Chwilio am chwilod, sbesimenau pry cop, a llwybrau o weoedd a lindys! Dewch i gwrdd â'r anifeiliaid a fyddai'n gallu adeiladu TAPE eu hunain. Byddwch yn cael gwybod sut maen nhw'n mynd ati, eu harchwilio'n fanwl a mynd ar helfa chwilod mawr gyda'n Gwyddonydd Cymunedol OPAL, Barbara Brown.

     

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    Saffari Lliwgar

    Dydd Gwener 21 - Dydd Llun 31 Awst | 8am - 8pm | Am ddim
    Chwiliwch am enfys! Mwynhewch ein Saffari Lliwgar teuluol ym morderi blodau enwog Parc Bute - rhain oedd yr hiraf yng Nghymru ar un pryd! Maen nhw'n llawn o flodau amryliw sy’n ddeniadol i wenyn a gloÿnnod - cyfrwch faint o liwiau y gallwch ddod o hyd iddynt, a'u cyfateb i'ch cerdyn saffari.

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    Diwrnod Dweud Sreaeon

    Dydd Iau 27 Awst | 10am - 5pm | Am ddim
    Ymunwch â ni i glywed straeon cyffrous dan y coed ger TAPE.  Mwynhewch straeon am natur ac anturiaethau yn y coed, wedi eu cyflwyno gan Lyfrgell Ystum Taf. Dewch o hyd i le ar ein blancedi ac ar fonion y coed, a darllen neu wrando am faint bynnag o amser ag y mynnwch. Addas i blant rhwng 5 a 10 oed.

    Mwy am hanes TAPE yma

  • Your chance to win a trip to RSPB Ramsey Island

    To help us raise money for the RSPB Gola Rainforest project we are auctioning the opportunity for up to four people to cross to RSPB Ramsey Island in Pembrokeshire. Once on the island, a guided walk with the island’s Warden awaits the lucky winners. We are extremely grateful to Thousand Islands Expeditions for donating the four places in their boat.

    Why would you bid for these tickets? Well, if you’ve never been to the island before, then you’re missing a trick. RSPB Ramsey is one of the most beautiful islands in Wales, with cliffs up to 120 metres high, the perfect place for breeding seabirds in spring and early summer. A walk along the coastal heathland will give you spectacular views of Pembrokeshire’s beautiful coast. 

    The island is awash with colour from May to September, with bluebells, then pink thrift and purple heather. If you are the winner of this wonderful prize you might see choughs and peregrines nesting on the cliffs, and a visit in the autumn will allow you to watch a colony of breeding grey seals.

    The money raised will go towards sponsoring Cellan Michael and his Haute Route challenge. To find out more please go to his fundraising page https://www.justgiving.com/Cellan-Michael1/ or follow him progress on Twitter  #hauteroutecellan

    So, get on it and send in your bids NOW to Cymru@rspb.org.uk Closing date for bids is 31st of July and the successful bidder will be contacted on 1st of August.

    (Please note the voucher is valid up to 31st October 2015 and from Easter until 30th April 2016.