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Wriggle: The Wonderful World of Worms!

A new exhibition at Oriel y Parc Gallery and Visitor Centre uncovers worms of all shapes and sizes, from the everyday earthworm to the extraordinary bone eating snot flower.

Discover the mind-blowing diversity of worms from the collections of Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales. Learn how important the humble worm is for our soils and environment.

A new exhibition at Oriel y Parc Gallery and Visitor Centre uncovers worms of all shapes and sizes, from the everyday earthworm to the extraordinary bone eating snot flower.

This session is suitable for classes who would like to complement their learning in a wide range of curriculum topics with a fascinating experience. 

Hosted by the friendly and knowledgeable staff at Oriel y Parc plus a National Park Ranger, pupils will learn about worms by taking part in a variety of activities:


  • Explore the gallery space and specimens on display.
  • Discovery activities: storytelling, worm wording, collage creation, worm racing and worm charming.
  • A soil and worm science investigation.

Session price: £4.50 per pupil (minimum charge £75).

A limited number of (£150) travel bursaries are available for schools towards transport costs.

Session available until June 28 2020.

To book now contact National Park Authority Education Ranger Tom Bean via tomjb@pembrokeshirecoast.org.uk.