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Tree Celebration Day and Forest Bathing – Belfairs

1st December 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join the EWT and spend a day, or part of the day, at Belfairs Woodlands celebrating our wonderful trees.

This day is split into three optional parts. Booking is essential but you can book for one, two or all three sections. Remember to bring refreshments if you are booking two or more sessions.

Part One

Join Tristan, the Belfairs Ranger, for a walk in the woods to explore some of the magnificent and interesting trees.

Part Two

Join a two-hour “Shinrin-Yoko” or forest bathing taster session with Ruth from Forest Clouds Nature Therapy. This is a slow and sensory walk under the trees with various guided invitations to awaken the senses, connect with nature with mindfulness, meditation, breathing and walking exercises. You will be “bathing” in the atmosphere of the trees.

Research has proven that spending time around trees can reduce blood pressure, lower stress, boost energy and boost the immune system.

Please ensure you wear layers: this is a slow walk and you could get colder than on a normal paced walk. Waterproofs are also a good idea.
This session is for adults and older children only.

Part Three

Help the EWT team dress the trees with special messages and end with a tree celebration. It will be getting dark, so please bring torches.

Organiser

Essex Wildlife Trust
Phone:
01621 862960
Email:
admin@essexwt.org.uk
Website:
http://www.essexwt.org.uk/

More Information

Transport / parking information
Onsite parking or along Eastwoodbury Lane
Contact Telephone
01702 477467
Cost
Tree walk: £7 per person Forest bathing: £7 per persion. Book both the above sessions for just £12 Tree dressing: £6

Venue

Belfairs Woodland Centre
Eastwood Road North
Leigh-on-Sea, Essex SS9 4LR United Kingdom
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Phone:
01702 477467
Website:
https://www.essexwt.org.uk/nature-reserves/belfairs
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