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Roots to Wellbeing
Just 15 minutes spent in nature improves our mental wellbeing*
Roots to Wellbeing is leading green social prescribing service. Join our weekly programme of outdoor nature connection activities in parks for anybody struggling with their mental health, feeling lonely, anxious or isolated.
Roots to Wellbeing runs 6-weekly sessions of seasonal outdoor wellbeing activities in parks that help anybody struggling with their mental health, feeling lonely, anxious, or isolated to access nature.
Each week we guide participants to foster a deeper relationship with nature to support good mental health and wellbeing. Take part in creative, mindful and reflective activities, grounded in evidence, that promote nature and human connection to lift mood, calm the mind and be present.
- Wildflower and bulb planting
- Sensory walks
- Cutting, clearing, pruning and weeding
- Nature crafts
- Meditation and grounding
This is a safe and welcoming space for all. We aim to be as inclusive and supportive as possible. Please get in touch if you have questions about any accessibility requirements and if you would rather just come along and watch that’s fine too.
Where and when?
Withywood Park, Tuesdays, 1-4pm, Meet at The Withywood Centre Cafe
Eastville Park, Wednesdays, 1-4pm
Stockwood Open Space, Wednesdays, 1-4pm, Meet at Stockwood Children's Centre
Hartcliffe Millennium Green, Thursdays, 10.30am-1.30pm
Brickfields Park, Tuesdays, 12.30pm - 2.30pm
Find out more about our work...
Love Your Park Volunteer Celebration
A round-up of the day celebrating our park volunteers and announcing your winners
Discover the power of parks
This Blue Monday, learn how to support your mental health and wellbeing by discovering the positive impact of parks and nature.
Making Hartcliffe Millennium Green Accessible
Find out about the first workshop of the Community Access Audit project for Hartcliffe Millennium Green sparking lots of great discussion and ideas.
*Tyrväinen, L., Ojala, A., Korpela, K., Lanki, T., Tsunetsugu, Y., & Kagawa, T. (2014).
**Miles (2020) Beyond knowing nature – 5 pathways to nature connection, Finding Nature. Available at: https://findingnature.org.uk/2... (Accessed: 12 October 2023).