Category: Nature

Mary’s Foraging Fascinates.

Our Foraging and Cookery Nature Camp was a delightful success.

Guests gathered early Saturday morning at a beautiful landscape setting in Westmeath with glorious views of surrounding hills, lakes and forests. The weather was windy, fresh and dry. Continue reading

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Mountain Moments

There is a better view from the top of the mountain.

I feel stress and tiredness in my body and it’s a real indicator to me to take time out.  It’s time to get out into nature I thought to myself.  I find myself wondering where am I at? have I got tangled up in the messiness of life? Is it time to take ‘time out?’ to go into nature to untangle the clutter that’s gathered in my mind.
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What if it rains?

This is a question I have been asked on numerous occasions about attending a Nature Camp.   What If It Rains?

We seem to automatically worry about our comforts when going into unfamiliar territory.  We fear stepping out of our comfort zone, we like reassurance that our comforts are being met and that we can feel at home.
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Autumn Glory at Avondale Forest Park

Nature Benefits had its November walk in Avondale Forest Park, Wicklow.

This an amazing park, full of many different species of trees from around the world.  It is a wonderful place to be on an autumn day if you love trees. The leaves changing colour and fluttering to the ground aided by a gentle breeze could be seen all around. The morning sun rose low in the sky creating beautiful shining highlights on those wet leaves that were thawing after a frosty dew. We strolled through the forest shuffling the crispy leaves under our feet, just kicking the leaves like a child and I smiling to myself, simple fun!

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Discovering The Simple Joys In Nature

Nature Benefits held its Nature Walk recently in Donadea Forest in County Kildare.

It was a lovely Autumn morning. The weather was dry and warm, with a peaceful stillness in the air. The trees were turning colours of Autumn copper and gold.  It was the perfect day for a nature walk.

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The Health Benefits of Nature

‘It’s Doing My Head In’

I was asked to write about the health benefits of nature and I have to say I struggled at first in putting it together. Not because I didn’t know the health benefits but because I felt I had to write about facts on research studies. This just didn’t feel right to me. .
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Hello world!

Get together and Go outside !

Hello World, welcome to our new blog.  We intend to use this blog to share our experience of the natural world, and to share ideas and information on anything that may be of benefit to your health and well-being.

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