Ecotherapy in North West England

We promote a range of ecotherapy activities across North West England 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 North West England. Contact them to find out how to get involved in your area:

> Carlisle Eden Mind
Penrith and Carlisle, Cumbria
Planting Positive Futures project:
Bozena.Gohling@cemind.org
01228 543 354

> Lancashire Mind
Newburgh, Lancashire
Red Apple Nursery, Cobbs Brow Lane, Newburgh, Lancashire WN8 7SF
chrisashcroft@lancashiremind.org.uk
01257 463 012

> Mind in Furness

Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria
schoolstreet@mindinfurness.org.uk
01229 827 094

> Mind in Salford
Salford, Manchester
Garden Needs project: 
Radford Street, Salford, Manchester M7 4NT
info@gardenneeds.org.uk
01617 925 448

> Mind in West Cumbria
Workington, Cumbria
admin@mindinwestcumbria.org.uk
01900 66518

> Rochdale and District Mind
Rochdale, Greater Manchester
info@rochdalemind.org.uk
01706 752 352

> Tameside, Oldham and Glossop Mind
Ashton-under-Lyne, Tameside, Greater Manchester and Glossop, Derbyshire
Kitchen Garden project: 
kitchengarden@togmind.org
01613 309 223

> Wirral Mind
Birkenhead, Merseyside
admin@wirralmind.org.uk
01515 122 200

Other ecotherapy projects

The ecotherapy projects listed below run in North West England. 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

Growing Well
> Growing Well
Low Sizergh, Kendal
01539 561 777
info@growingwell.co.uk

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

Growing On | TCV Merseyside
> The Conservation Volunteers (TCV) Merseyside
Cronton, Widnes, Merseyside
01514 234 433

Grozone

Northwich, Cheshire

01606 723160/ 07841 339983

See website for online contact form

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