What we do
The Natural Health Service provides and promotes engagement with nature to support emotional, physical and social health. Everyone is welcome! Come to get fit, to stay well, have fun and make friends. You can also be referred by your GP through a social prescription.
Feel the breeze
We offer a range of activities to help you engage with and benefit from the natural environment within your local community: Befriending • Bushcraft • Cooking classes • Cycling (inclusive, including support for people with disabilities) • Gardening • Health walks • Nature-based counselling • Nutrition classes • Outdoor activity sessions • Practical conservation • Running • Volunteering opportunitiesCalendar
We are running a month long pilot programme in September 2017, come and find out more; have a go, have a chat, be inspired. We’ll be in South Norwood Country Park on Saturday 9th September, 1-4pm, opposite the visitors centre.Calendar
How to join us
We have a wide variety of activities to choose from, browse the calendar and find something new or join your regular class! For many of our events you can simply turn up. If booking is required it will be indicated on the activity page.Calendar
Natural Health Service Consortium
The Natural Health Service is delivered by a consortium of non profit organisations: Good Gym, Good Food Matters, The Conservation Volunteers, Wheels for Wellbeing and Wild in the City
Nature provides a free health service
We are launching in Croydon with a month long pilot programme, and activities are available throughout the borough including Lloyds Park, South Norwood Country Park, South Norwood Lake, and Wandle Park. In the coming months we will be expanding across London, so look out for us in your borough.