The Life Changing Magic Of Walking In The Woods!
If you go down to the woods today… you might be surprised at how it benefits your mind and body.
It’s Walk in the Woods Month, so what better time to find out why walking in the woods isn’t just for ramblers and bird watchers!
Did you know there are many hundreds of woods within the Mersey Forest area?
Find a new local wood to visit using the Woodland Trust’s brilliant Find a Wood tool.
The Discover the Mersey Forest website includes walking and cycling routes through woods and green spaces from easy strolls to challenging rides.
Become a nature detective
Free Woodland Trust activities from a choice of about 100 from its website for outdoor and indoor fun with nature. Activities include downloadable guides for outdoor fun making squirrel-proof bird feeders and more and for bad weather there are craft activities such as colouring sheets.
See Woodland Trust for the full info. https://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/naturedetectives/activities/search/
Photos are from Bold Forest Park and Colliers Moss, which are right on our doorstep.
Colliers Moss is a former coal and ash waste tip that has received an amazing makeover. With funding from Cory Environmental Trust, The Mersey Forest has opened up and rejuvenated more than 1.3 km of footpaths and gateways. Before and after video https://youtu.be/KO75Lkjbq4s
view more photos at https://www.facebook.com/StHelensUnlimited/posts/1423287777691765
Andy Brown. Andy is part of the Go Active team. Every Friday morning they explore the great outdoors across the Borough. More info => https://www.facebook.com/StHelensUnlimited/posts/1405858612768015
Steve Samosa. Steve is a professional licensed drone photographer. He produces stunning work!
Anita Davis. Carl holmes