Forest Bathing - August afternoon Summer Saunter, Dartington Hall estate, Friday, 23. August 2019

Wanders for well-being are guided nature connection walks incorporating simple and creative invitations to enable you to relax and quieten your busy mind so you can receive the medicine and wisdom of the natural environment.
First we will gather and shake off the road dust. I will invite you to leave behind your burdens and responsibilities for the next couple of hours as we step into the timeless moment, savouring with all our senses the atmosphere of the woods or the gardens at Dartington. I will help you to awaken your senses and creative muse with a series of carefully crafted invitations culminating in a simple tea ceremony.
The route will be no more than a mile, the terrain generally gentle and suitable for all levels of fitness. This is not a hike or a nature walk where we identify species. It is an opportunity to be fully present in your senses, experiencing the forest from an authentic place of heart with the curiosity of a child. It is deeply relaxing and playful experience as you tune into the plant and animal world with the senses our ancestors used to thrive and survive.
To find out more about the benefits of forest bathing and my practice as an ANFT guide click here

Here are some of the scientifically proven benefits of Forest bathing:

Boosted immune system functioning, with an increase in the count of the body’s Natural Killer (NK) cells.
Reduced blood pressure
Reduced stress
Improved mood
Increased ability to focus, even in children with ADHD
Accelerated recovery from surgery or illness
Increased energy level
Improved sleep

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What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?
Plenty of parking at Dartington hall. There is a Regular county bus service.
There has been a change to parking at dartington. Fees are now due from 9am-6pm
The car parks now have a number plate recognition system. You can pay by cash or card at the meters.
Fees are currently 1hr /£1, 2hr/£2, 3hrs/£2.50, 4hrs/3.50, all day £6.
If you are a regular visitor to the estate it maybe more economical to buy annual membership with a parking permit. You will get discounts at the cafes and cinema shows etc. details here..
What do i need to bring for the wander?
suitable clothes and footwear for the weather. a folding stool if standing for over 10 minutes is challenging.
water to drink.
long trousers boots and socks as it's tick season
Any medication you might need.
How can I contact the organiser with any questions?
email emma@
or call 07771515817

 Where do we meet?
I will email you a few days before the wander with directions on where to meet me and any extra info about the terrain we are walking.
Please text me your mobile number so I can reach you in the event of severe weather or illness forcing me to cancel the walk. In the event of cancellation I will offer an alternative date or give you a full refund.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
No need to print a ticket.

Friday, 23. August 2019, Dartington Hall estate, Forest Bathing - August afternoon Summer Saunter

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