Ecotherapy in the East Midlands

We promote a range of ecotherapy activities across the East Midlands that are run by local Minds and other organisations who were involved in our Ecominds funding scheme.

Ecotherapy at local Minds

The local Minds listed below run ecotherapy activities in the East Midlands. Contact them to find out how to get involved in your area:

> Kettering Mind

Kettering, Northamptonshire
01536 523 216

Rushden, Northamptonshire
01933 418 872

Other ecotherapy projects

The ecotherapy projects listed below run in the East Midlands. Each project is categorised into one of six ecotherapy types: care farming, environmental conservation, facilitated green exercise, Green Gyms, nature art and craft, and social and therapeutic horticulture.

Care farming

Farm Calm 
> Stonebridge City Farm
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
01159 505 113

Environmental conservation

Big Wood
> Hill Holt Wood
Norton Disney, Lincolnshire
01636 892 836

Facilitated green exercise

The Bike Club
> Eve Trades CIC
Bulwell, Nottinghamshire
078 1466 0261

Green Gyms

The environmental charity TCV runs Green Gyms across the UK. Experienced leaders guide you through a range of practical projects, giving you the opportunity to tackle physical jobs in the outdoors – improving your strength and stamina, boosting your practical skills and confidence and benefitting your local green spaces.
> Find your nearest Green Gym

Social and therapeutic horticulture

Green Wellbeing at Idle Valley
> Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust
Retford, Nottinghamshire
01777 713 940

Grow It
> Amber Trust
Belper, Derbyshire
01773 599 599

The Genesis Allotment Project
> Emmanuel House
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
01159 507 140

> Ecoworks
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
01159 622 200

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