Adventures in social prescribing!

14 Nov 2022

At the start of November, we visited UWTSD  to run a session for their year 3 Outdoor Adventure Education students. This was a great opportunity to introduce Coed Lleol  and what we do across Wales and we demonstrated the theoretical benefits of being outdoors in practice with a mindfulness and nature ID session.


Walking with Therapy Dogs - the simple pleasure with a wide range of benefits

31 Oct 2022

This Outdoor Health activity connects people with nature and each other, with the added therapeutic benefit of walking with dogs. It's a pretty powerful combination!


Next generation nature connection in Swansea and NPT

24 Oct 2022

We have a number of innovative programmes for children and young people this autumn. First up, we are running a 6 week woodland wellbeing programme for children and young people to work towards their John Muir Award. This is a closed group for participants aged 16-25, who are at risk of homelessness and / or experiencing anxiety and other mental health issues.


Boost winter wellbeing for free with online learning

10 Oct 2022

With autumn well underway and winter not far behind, sign up for one of our online courses to to help boost your wellbeing and reduce isolation.


Making the most of summer at Margam Country Park

13 Sep 2022

Our 6 week family programme at Margam Country Park, Port Talbot this summer was a closed group for families with young children on the Autism spectrum and their siblings.


Marking a successful summer in Wrexham

7 Sep 2022

Several families who had attended the summer sessions run in partnership with Yellow and Blue, came along to enjoy our celebration event at Erddig.


Our new outdoor health project promises water based wellbeing opportunities

1 Sep 2022

Coed Lleol have begun working with Pembrokeshire Coastal Forum to provide free outdoor sessions to support the health & wellbeing needs of residents.


Moving ahead with the Meadow Street Woodland Hub

30 Aug 2022

A wonderful time was had by everyone who came along to the Open Fun Day on 18th August at Meadow Street Community Garden, which we hosted in partnership with Pontypridd Town Council. We had a great turn out of families, local Councillors and members of the community, who already use the site or were interested to find out more the site  how they can get involved.


Sailing through the summer holidays with woodland wellbeing

22 Aug 2022

This summer, Coed Lleol Swansea have been working with Pobl, The Environment Centre and Blaen Y Maes Drop-in Centre to provide family woodland activities for those in the Penderi area of Swansea.


National Photography Day Challenge - Entries Gallery

19 Aug 2022

Take a look at all of the entries for the challenge in August.


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