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shinrin yoku & forest bathing in wales

Forest Bathing (Erddig, Wrexham)

July 20 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Shinrin-yoku (which translates to Forest Bathing) has captured peoples attention everywhere. In Japan it is widely used as a preventative medicine for its beneficial effect on our wellbeing. We know¬†instinctively that spending time out in nature is good for our soul, but now research into Forest Bathing is proving our gut feelings to be true. Join us for a morning session of relaxation techniques, meditation, earthing and nature connection, with the aim of giving you a range of techniques which…

wild detectives: nature learning for kids in north wales

Wild Detectives

August 1 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Is your child obsessed with nature? Do they collect creepy crawlies or old leaves and twigs? Perhaps they enjoy birdwatching or simply spending time getting stuck into nature in whatever way they can. Well, this is the day made just for them. Kids can join us for what we hope will be an inspiring day of discovery into the wonders of the natural world. So grab your magnifying glass and become a Wild Detective. James & Lea from Woodland Classroom…

mindfulness in woodlands - training in north wales

Mindfulness in the Woods (Chirk Castle)

August 10 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

An introduction to Mindfulness with nature as an aid and stimulus for learners to improve their health & well-being through a stronger connection to ourselves and nature. Our qualified and experienced tutor will take you through a range of activities aimed at giving you techniques to take forward in practising Mindfulness in your own time. All this will take place against the backdrop of the beautiful National Trust's Chirk Castle estate with ancient woodland, deer parkland and footpath network. The…

wild detectives: nature learning for kids in north wales

Wild Detectives (Erddig, Wrexham)

August 29 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Is your child obsessed with nature? Do they collect creepy crawlies or old leaves and twigs? Perhaps they enjoy birdwatching or simply spending time getting stuck into nature in whatever way they can. Well, this is the day made just for them. Kids can join us for what we hope will be an inspiring day of discovery into the wonders of the natural world. So grab your magnifying glass and become a Wild Detective. James & Lea from Woodland Classroom…

mindfulness in nature workshop

Mindfulness in the Woods (Hawarden Estate)

August 31 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

An introduction to Mindfulness with nature as an aid and stimulus for learners to improve their health & well-being through a stronger connection to ourselves and nature. Our qualified and experienced tutor will take you through a range of activities aimed at giving you techniques to take forward in practising Mindfulness in your own time. All this will take place against the backdrop of the beautiful Hawarden Estate Farm Shop with 25 acres of its own fields, orchards, and woodlands.…

wild food foraging in north wales

Wild Food, Foraging & Wilderness Cookery

September 14 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Autumn in the woods is the perfect time for foraging wild foods. Join our expert guest tutor, Dave Watson from Woodland Survival Crafts as we explore the world of edible plants, fungi and wild game. "Food tastes better outdoors" is a common phrase but it tastes even better when you have gathered and prepared it yourself. Edible wild plants and fungi are often viewed with suspicion and thought to be bitter or tasteless, only to be eaten as a last…

weeds for wellbeing at hawarden estate with woodland classroom

Weeds for Wellbeing (Hawarden Estate)

September 20 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

An introduction to foraging for wild plants in autumn that can be used in the treatment of common ailments. Autumn is such an abundant time for our hedgerows and many plants that are considered "weeds" can actually be harvested to create effective home remedies. You'll learn to identify a range of plants and¬†come away with your own honey elixir and immune boosting tonic and hedgerow syrup. We will also make our own fresh, herbal teas and everyone can take away…

nature connection workshop in north wales

Reconnecting with Nature

September 21 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Everywhere we turn there seems to be someone telling us that we need to "be more connected to nature." But what does that really mean? Here, at Woodland Classroom, we believe that the journey to stronger nature connection begins with 5 principles; slowing down, taking notice of the wild things, reading the landscape, giving back to the Earth and sharing our joy of nature with others. Join us around the campfire amoungst the beautiful woods and parkland of the National…

mindfulness in nature workshop

Mindfulness in the Woods (Chirk Castle)

October 6 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

An introduction to Mindfulness with nature as an aid and stimulus for learners to improve their health & well-being through a stronger connection to ourselves and nature. Our qualified and experienced tutor will take you through a range of activities aimed at giving you techniques to take forward in practising Mindfulness in your own time. All this will take place against the backdrop of the beautiful National Trust's Chirk Castle estate with ancient woodland, deer parkland and footpath network. The…

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