27th September, 2020
My grandfather was a forest keeper and together with my parents and three brothers we spent many happy childhood days roaming around in Epping Forest. We also enjoyed summer holidays in the Irish countryside with relatives from my mother’s large family.
Researchers are finding links between access to green space, fields, forests, parks and gardens, and a reduced risk of mental health problems, improved mood, and increased life satisfaction. ‘Thriving With Nature’ is a free Guidebook produced by www.mentalhealth.org
I have a group of friends who love map reading, planning walks and organising outdoor lunch stops. This selection is a few from walks around Kent between February – September 2020.