Enjoy nature, discover and learn about wildlife
Book your Visit
We run a range of outdoor and indoor learning events and courses and the centre is also available to hire for courses. It is an ideal venue for conservation skills and other training. Please note that the Derek Upton Centre at Magor Marsh is not open to the public and you must book your visit in advance.
For enquiries and bookings:
Call: 01600 740600 (Choose option 6)
Education gone wild!
An educational visit to Magor Marsh at any time of year will leave adults and children alike feeling enthralled and inspired.
The curriculum suddenly comes to life and learning becomes “awesome”
Our Education Centre at Magor Marsh is able to cater for groups of up to 32 children and for a variety of age ranges from pre-school and beyond, including teacher training days! All our activities have been designed specifically for schools by qualified teachers and a teacher is available at the centre to discuss your individual requirements. Many of our activities are transferable to your setting, so we are able to offer an out reach service for those schools who are unable to come to us.
What's on at Magor Marsh
Find out about upcoming events and courses taking place at the Derek Upton Centre, Magor Marsh
Life on Marsh at Magor Marsh
Saturday, 17th July - A day of fun family activities at Magor Marsh - booking essential
Family Pond Dipping at Magor Marsh in August
Family Pond Dipping at Magor Marsh.
Marshy Monday Migrating Marvels
3rd August, Come to Magor Marsh for a fun afternoon for the whole family.
Marshy Monday Butterflies and Moths
27th July, A fun afternoon for all the family at Magor Marsh Nature Reserve.
Magor After Dark
2nd July, Discover the creatures of the night at Magor Marsh Nature Reserve.
Identifying wetland plants
1st July, Join Botanical Recorders Stephanie Tyler and Elsa Wood on a walk through the reserve and learn how to identify wetlands plants…
Wild Cook and Craft workshop
26th May, Come and discover the joys of cooking and crafting in the great outdoors.
Dawn Chorus at Magor Marsh
20th May, Join us for a walk around the wetlands of Magor Marsh to experience the dawn chorus.
Race for Wildlife 2020
Hello to all of our Race for Wildlife runners, supporters and partners.
As you are all no doubt aware, following the outbreak of…
Willow for Your Garden
9th May, Learn the ancient crafts of willow weaving and basket making.
British Trust for Ornithology: Bird Identification by Sight and Sound
7th May, Come and learn how to identify the birds of this beautiful reserve by sight and sound.
Water Vole Survey
4th May, Learn how to survey for one of the iconic species of the Gwent Levels, the water vole.