Mindful May in the Surrey Hills
Take some time out from the hustle and bustle of daily life with the practice of mindfulness, and experience the countryside using all your senses. Download, or pick up a mindful sheet from visitor reception, take part in forest bathing, Nordic walking or a yoga and gong bath session.
Mindfulness trail sheet
Take a walk through the woods or heathland, and discover some hints and tips for practising mindfulness using our trail sheet. You can download one here or pick one up from visitor reception at Box Hill or Hindhead Commons.
Forest bathing at Box Hill
27 May & 17 June
Forest bathing – or Shinrin-yoku – is a way of relaxing and slowing down the mind by being immersed among the trees. Enjoy this slow, relaxing sensory journey designed to calm the body and mind and return home with some techniques to use when you need them.
£40 per person
Yoga and gong baths at Box Hill
Enjoy a relaxing traditional Himalayan style yoga session, and experience the therapeutic effects of gong baths in the beautiful surroundings of Box Hill. Please bring your own mat, pillow, blanket and a bottle of water.
£40 per person
Nordic walking at Box Hill
9, 13, 16 May
Enjoy this 1 hour taster session of Nordic walking in the beautiful surroundings of the Surrey Hills. Nordic walking uses special poles to use 90% of the body's muscles and burn 20% more calories than normal walking. Poles are provided for this session.
£12 per person
Mindfulness at Leith Hill
Take an audio guided mindful walk or enjoy an art workshop in the glorious surroundings of the historic rhododendron wood, or immerse yourself in nature on a forest bathing session.
Under a Canopy - audio download
Meander through the beautiful Rhododendron Wood with an audio guided mindful walk 'Under a Canopy' by Alison Carlier. Take your time. Breathe slowly and deeply and relax. Download the audio guide here.
Under a Floral Canopy - art workshop
Capture the beauty of the Rhododendron Woods under the expert guidance of artist Karen Pearson.
£22 per person
21 May, 4 & 18 June, 16 July
Enjoy this slow, relaxing sensory journey designed to calm the body and mind and return home with some techniques to use when you need them.
£32.80 per person