Darwin themed wild play

Discover Darwin 0-11 years

Location: The Cut Visitor Centre, 193 Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY2 6AH
Become a young Darwin and join us for exploration, activities and free play within our wild child garden.

Event details


10.30am - 12.00pm
A static map of Discover Darwin 0-11 years

About the event

Discover some of the fascinating wildlife that would have inspired Darwin’s lifelong interest in the natural world when he was growing up in Shrewsbury.     

This event takes place at The Cut, Abbey Foregate. Suitable for 0 - 11's.

Booking is essential as places are limited.

This event is part of the Shrewsbury Darwin Festival. Find more events at originalshrewsbury.co.uk



£5 per child aged 1 - 11 (under 12 months free) plus 50p booking fee

Suitable for


Know before you go


On a lead


Suitable for those with limited mobility

Wheelchair access

Suitable for wheelchair users

What to bring

Children are very likely to get muddy so bring a towel/spare clothing and wellies!

Parking information

Pay and display parking available at Abbey Foregate


Picnic area
Disabled toilet
Baby changing facilities

Contact us

Shropshire Wildlife Trust

The DarwIN Festival

This event is part of the DarwIN Festival - celebrating Shrewsbury's special links with Charles Darwin at more than 30 events, running from the 7th to the 16th February. Events will range from guided tours of Darwin’s old haunts to brain-teasing lectures and inspirational workshops for children. 

For more information including a full list of events visit: https://originalshrewsbury.co.uk/darwin-shrewsbury-festival

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