The summer holidays are the perfect time to embrace the great outdoors.

If you're looking to entertain the children with some nature-based fun activities, then Groundwork North Wales and their partner organisation Wild Ground, have planned free fun family activities this July and August to keep everyone entertained.

They have exciting Bio Blitz sessions, pond dipping and treasure hunts to keep boredom at bay. Also on offer are bat walks, nature trails and history walks to discover.

Groundwork North Wales, the community charity based near Wrexham, have events at three sites, the Plas Power Nature Reserve where the charity is based, Minera lead mines and nature reserves in the Connah's Quay area.

The fun starts on July 23 with 2 Bio Blitz events exploring local nature. One in Connah's Quay and the other at Plas Power.

Other exciting events are a guided nature walk around two nature reserves in Connah's Quay and an evening Bat Walk at Broad Oak Nature Reserve.

For more information about all the events including how to book please visit the Groundwork North Wales website and the events page,, more information can also be found on their social media. Booking is essential for these events and numbers are limited so please book ahead to avoid disappointment.

Wild Ground run and mange Nature Reserves throughout North East Wales and they also have a programme of fun free family activities this summer with events taking place at several of their nature reserves.

Themes for these events range from getting creative with a Wild Art session at their Lane End Reserve, to a Natures' Treasure Hunt event at their Johnstown Nature Reserve, plus much more.

We recommend booking early to ensure a place. More details of these events can be found at also by checking their social media.

For more information visit, email or call 01978 757524.