Rest & Reflect
Rest & Reflect – open Monday/Wednesday – 4.30 – 6.30pm, Saturday 1.30 – 4.30pm
It is important that you look after yourself, from getting enough sleep, keeping stress levels down, eating well and exercising outside.
- We are open for free drop-ins, giving you time and space to “be” in a calm, safe environment, whilst relaxing in beautiful natural surroundings.
- Regular exercise has been proven to fight fatigue and boost energy levels, so visit Lindengate, where you will be able to take time for yourself in our 5 acre therapeutic gardens and wildlife haven.
- With restrictions easing, why not meet a couple of friends and bring a flask of coffee?
- Children are welcome to visit and take part in our nature trail quiz.
Planted is for 13-15 year olds, running for 6 weeks, once a week. The short programme focuses on one activity each week, ie., self care, resilience, etc., as part of our 5 Ways to Wellbeing. Please complete a Referral Form.
Healing Pathways is a takes place over 6 weeks for adults/young people, using the 5 Ways to Wellbeing and nature to provide hope, support and understanding, for those experiencing loss. Please complete a Registration Form.
Women’s Wellbeing Group
For adults, taking place every month, supporting women from the black, asian, minority and ethnic community, offering a safe and relaxing environment, to build resilience and improve wellbeing. Please complete a Referral Form.
Weekend sessions for Under 18’s supported by experienced volunteers, working together in our Nature Reserve. All activities are nature based, focussing on conservation, bush crafts and heritage skills.
Young people are given the chance to learn new skills, meet new friends, support the environment and at the same time, benefit from their time connected with nature. Please complete a Referral Form.
For adults with low to moderate mental health needs, these weekly sessions provide small group support to help people with their mental wellbeing through nature based activities. Please complete a Referral Form.
Tailored sessions for groups, to support specific team needs. Nature based activities, involving bushcrafts, heritage skills and conservation, enabling your wellbeing to benefit from a stronger connection with nature, whilst learning new techniques and skills that can then be used in any setting. Please complete a Referral Form.
Work as a “buddy” to an apprentice volunteer, to guide them through their journey to become an independent volunteer. Working mainly outdoors, in our 5 acre gardens and Nature Reserve, supporting Young People and adults. Offer regular support in a calm, non-judgemental way, to apprentice volunteers. Please complete a Volunteer Registration Form.
Want to try something different? Taking place over 6 weeks, these once a week sessions use bushcrafts, conservation and mindfulness to develop soft skills to increase employment opportunities.
Do you want to have an experience of a lifeterime while learning new skills in an informal and fun environment? This is your chance to make new friends while gaining confidence. Please complete a Referral Form.
Through The Gate – Supported Volunteering
Your opportunity to volunteer at Lindengate, with peer support from other volunteers. Meet new friends, working together to support the environment and Lindengate’s 5 acre gardens, while benefitting from the natural surroundings. Please complete an Apprentice Volunteer Form.
Come and join other care workers and relax in our therapeutic gardens, where you can enjoy some time for yourself and take part in gardening and seasonal arts and craft activities. Please complete a Registration Form.
Memory Pathways is for anyone who is living with memory loss, confusion or dementia to come with their carers to enjoy the healing powers of nature and the therapeutic gardens and wildlife haven at Lindengate. New session dates to be confirmed, but please email Referrals@lindengate.org.uk for initial enquiries.