Ecotherapy in London

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

Ecotherapy at local Minds

Woman wearing gardening gloves pruning shoots from trunk of large tree

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

> Brent Mind
Kilburn, London
info@brentmind.org.uk
020 7604 5177

> Bromley Mind
Orpington, Kent
email@bromleymind.org.uk
01689 811 222

> City and Hackney Mind
Hackney, London
services@cityandhackneymind.org.uk
020 8985 4239

> Greenwich Mind
Greenwich, London
info@greenwichmind.co.uk
020 8853 2395

> Hammersmith and Fulham Mind
Hammersmith and Fulham, London
enquiries@hfmind.org.uk
020 7471 0580

> Havering Mind
Hornchurch, Essex
reach.us@haveringmind.org.uk
01708 457 040

> Kensington and Chelsea Mind
Kensington and Chelsea, London
enquiries@kcmind.org.uk
020 8964 1333

> Mind in Bexley
Bexleyheath, Kent
info@mindinbexley.org.uk
020 8303 5816

Watch this short film featuring Mind in Bexley's wellbeing garden.

> Mind in Croydon
Purley, Surrey
Active Minds project:
Orchard House
15A Purley Road
South Croydon CR2 6EZ
activeminds@mindincroydon.org.uk
020 8253 8205 | 020 8253 8205

> Mind in Enfield
Edmonton, London
Ecotherapy projects:
martine.drake@mind-in-enfield.org.uk 
020 8887 1494

> Richmond Borough Mind
Richmond
info@rbmind.org
020 3513 3404

Other ecotherapy projects

The ecotherapy projects listed below run in London. 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.

Environmental conservation

Forest Recycling Project Eco-volunteering Programme
Lead organisation: Forest Recycling Project
Walthamstow, London
020 8539 3856

Facilitated green exercise

Get Fit, Stay Well
> Commonside Community Development Trust
Mitcham, London
020 8764 9582
info@commonside.net

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

Battersea Pathways
> Thrive
Berkshire, Hampshire and South Oxfordshire
01189 885 688

Branching Out
> Community Options
Bromley, London

Changing Minds
> St Mary’s Secret Garden
Hackney, London
020 7739 2965

Core Landscapes
> Core Arts
Hackney, London
020 8986 3080

Ecotherapy at Sydenham Garden
> Sydenham Garden
Sydenham, London
020 8291 1650
info@sydenhamgarden.org.uk

Fine @ the Vine
> Forty Hall Vineyard
Forty Hill, Enfield, London
enquiries@fortyhallvineyard.org.uk

Forest Farm Peace Garden
> Forest Farm Peace Garden
Hainault, Redbridge
079 1308 9979

Green Therapy for Survivors of Torture
> Freedom from Torture
Islington, London
020 7697 7777

Grounded Ecotherapy
> Grounded Ecotherapy
Tower Hamlets, Hackney, City of London
020 7920 7328 | 020 7920 7324
info@prha.net

Growing in Mind
> Brent Mind
Wembley, London
020 7604 5173

Growing Skills
> Trees for Cities
Kennington, London
020 7840 5957
EmmaHolland@treesforcities.org

PoLLeN
> Bromley by Bow Centre
Bromley by Bow, London
020 8709 9714 | 077 6323 7518

Putting Down Roots
> St Mungo’s
Lambeth, Southwark, Haringey and Westminster, London
020 8762 5578

Seed to Succeed
> Crisis
Shoreditch, London
020 7426 3834
paula.lonergan@crisis.org.uk

Urban Growth
> Jobs in Mind
Camden, London
020 7281 8097

Waterway Wellbeing
> Thames21
London-wide
079 2023 0970

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