What's on at Railway Gardens

Groups, events, volunteering, and more!

There's a lot to choose from at Railway Gardens

Our programme is packed with regular and special events led by Green Squirrel plus loads of community led events, from craft sessions and support groups to open mic nights! Jump straight to the full programme or read on for information on opening times, regular groups, and volunteering. 

Our regular opening hours for anyone to pop in and enjoy the gardens are currently 10am – 3pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays. You are very welcome to pop in and take a walk around, bring your children in to explore and play, or find a seat on a bench and read a book, watch the trains or simply relax. Dogs on leads are welcome. 

Regular free weekly groups and meet ups at Railway Gardens include…

Alternate Tuesdays, 1:30 – 2:30pm: Baby & Parent support group for parents with babies up to 1 year.

2pm – 4pm: Good Shed Group: Part of the Men’s Shed movement, all welcome. 


10:30am – 12pm: Natter with Neighbours Coffee Morning

10am – 2pm: Benthyg (the library of things) open for borrowing

3:15pm – 4:15pm: Forces of Nature, our after school nature club


10am – 10:30am: Tai chi with Jeanette

10am – 2pm: Benthyg (the library of things) open for borrowing

1pm – 3pm: Wellbeing Cafe (free and open to all)


Weekly: 10am – 2pm: Benthyg (the library of things) open for borrowing

Every two weeks: Y Gwylltion: drop in family nature activities, see programme below for dates and times. 

Monthly: Gardening Club, see programme below for dates and times

Good to know…
We offer free and low cost use of the site for community activities

If you have an idea for an event or activity please contact Becca on becca@greensquirrel.co.uk and we’ll be in touch for a chat. Or click here to read more about who is eligible for our different hire rates.

💚 See a green heart? That means we're looking for volunteers for that event

If you’re an existing volunteer please email or chat to us to let us know you’d like to take part. If you’ve not yet joined the volunteer team but would like to get involved, please register here. 

You can hire Railway Gardens for your own event too

We offer corporate and private hire of both our indoor and outdoor spaces. Railway Gardens is a unique and accessible venue for your meeting, event, party or workshop. Find out more and view our hire prices here, or get in touch with us to let us know what you’re looking for. 

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