would you like to get involved in woodland and countryside activities and at the same time improve your mental and physical wellbeing?

Join in with the activities and learn at your own pace. Courses are designed to:

  • improve mental and physical wellbeing
  • increase confidence and self-esteem
  • reduce anxiety and social isolation
  • improve social and communication skills
  • teach new practical and life skills
  • build an appreciation and knowledge of the natural environment
Types of activity include:

Tree & hedge planting * Formative tree pruning * Coppicing * Scrub & ride maintenance * Green woodwork * Hedge laying * Hay raking by hand * Making green wood structures * Creating living willow structures * Willow weaving * Botanical surveys* Breeding bird surveys * Woodland art and crafts * Animal homes * Bush craft (shelters, fires and cooking) * Whittling * Green skills

We regularly run FREE programmes for up to 12 people at all of our locations


Lunch & refreshments are provided and boots and waterproofs are available to borrow for those who don't have them

“Coming to Minsmere is the best day of the week for me. Learning new skills, chatting and laughing, it’s the best therapy. Takes all your worries away for a day.” - Course participant

To register your interest on one of our Adult Courses please enquire here Adult Pathway Enquiry Form