Ecotherapy in the West Midlands

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

Ecotherapy at local Minds

Group of adults and children standing in snow beneath wooden log sculpture

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

> Coventry and Warwickshire Mind
Coventry, West Midlands and Warwickshire
02476 552 847

Grimsby, Cleethorpes and District Mind
Cleethorpes, North East Lincolnshire
01472 602 502

> Shropshire Mind
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
01743 368 647

> Solihull Mind
Solihull, West Midlands
01217 424 941

> Springfield Mind
Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire
01789 298 615

Other ecotherapy projects

The ecotherapy projects listed below run in the West 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.

Environmental conservation

Greener Future
> Future Health and Social Care Association CIC
01212 652 650

Open Activities Work
> Aquarius
0121 622 8188

The Meeting of Minds
> South Shropshire Furniture Scheme
Ludlow, Shropshire
01584 877 751

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

Nature art and craft

A Breath of Fresh Air
> Borderland Voices
Leek, Biddulph and Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire
01538 528 708

Social and therapeutic horticulture

Green Dreams
> Warwickshire Association of Youth Clubs (WAYC)
Coventry, Warwickshire and Solihull

Healthy Places, Healthy People
> Solihull Mind
Knowle, Solihull
01217 424 941

The Can Do Crew
> EnviroAbility
Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire
01989 763 388

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