The launch of Bendigedig!

18 May 2022

Earlier today, we were delighted to watch Dafydd, a woodland owner from Ceredigion, launch ‘Bendigedig’ - a S&S 43 yacht he has been refitting to compete in a round the world sailing event and raise money for Coed Lleol.


Naturefix - new films released!

28 Mar 2022

Following on from the release of Woodlands for Wellbeing, we are delighted to introduce the rest of a series of films in collaboration with the LEADER Rural Development Programme.


Woodlands for Wellbeing

10 Mar 2022

To mark social prescribing day on 10th March, Coed Lleol is raising awareness of the benefits of green social prescribing with a short film – ‘Woodlands for Wellbeing’ - showcasing our work across Wales.


International Women's Day 2022 - Women in the Woods!

8 Mar 2022

International Women's Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity.

At Small Woods, we are proud to employ women in a wide range of roles throughout the organisation. Here's Anna, an engagement officer who works for Coed Lleol (Small Woods Wales) at Craig Gwladus in Neath, to tell you what it's like to be a woman in the woods in 2022.


Our first outdoor health strategy meeting of 2022

3 Feb 2022

Last week, some of the team got together for our first outdoor health strategy meeting of 2022. Not only was this a welcome opportunity to meet face to face (some of us for the first time!) but also a chance to reflect on our strengths and start developing the strategy for outdoor health with this new funding in mind.


£1.5m of funding secured for our nature-based programmes

4 Nov 2021

Coed Lleol (Small Woods Wales) has secured £1.5m to help fund nature-based programmes


Round the world yacht race to fundraise for Coed Lleol (Small Woods Wales)

2 Jul 2021

Ceredigion woodland owner Dafydd Hughes is going to the end of the world and back again to fundraise for Coed Lleol (Small Woods Wales).


Wrexham Walking Group member writes nature poem

21 Jan 2021

Read Pat Sutcliffe's poem about her experience of walking in woodlands and nature


ITV visits Actif Woods Wales at the Woodland Skills Centre

4 Jan 2021

Watch the ITV video of participants on our Coppice Products course


Gwenan’s Lockdown Nature Story

13 Aug 2020

Our Actif Woods Wales Ceredigion participant Gwenan O’Connor, was recently interviewed for the Cambrian News about her experience of our Online Nature Sessions during lockdown.


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