Saturday, 10. July 2021, Grove Park train station (zone 4, South-East London), Urban hike for mental health - South-East Circular plus wild swim

from 10. July 2021 - 8:45 till 16:00

Grove Park train station (zone 4, South-East London)

Grove Park train station (zone 4, South-East London)
United KingdomBexleyBaring Road
Event description
Experience the mental health benefits of walking with others. Includes guided conversations , mindfulness practice and optional wild swim

About this Event

Urban hikes for mental health are for people aged 15+ who want to feel more connected to their surroundings, themselves and others.

This hike will give you an opportunity to:

  • Discover London’s urban and natural spaces
  • Explore the connection between walking and wellbeing
  • Participate in a mindfulness practice led by a qualified practitioner
  • Engage in guided conversations on how to enhance your own mental health
  • Connect with others
  • Wild swim in the lake at Beckenham Place Park (entry fee included)

The details

Start point: 9.45am at Grove Park station (Zone 4, South-East London) for a prompt 10am departure

End point: Grove Park station approx 4.30 - 5pm

Approximate mileage: 6 miles

Please note this is a whole day event which consists of walking, guided conversations about mental health, and an optional wild swim.

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Essential information for this urban hike:

  • Bring your own lunch, snacks and plenty of water
  • Wear suitable footwear and comfortable clothing, and come prepared for all weathers
  • Bring a swimming costume and towel if you want to swim (there are basic changing facilities available)
  • There are toilets and cafes at the mid-point, and a pub with toilets at the end point of the hike
  • You may wish to bring something to sit on, as the guided conversations involve sitting on the ground
  • Your facilitator will carry a small first aid kit, however if there are any items you know you will need, please bring these with you
  • Urban hikes are suitable for those aged 15+. 15-17 year olds must be accompanied by an *****
  • Photos may be taken for marketing purposes however your consent will be sought before any photos of you are used

Urban hike for mental health - South-East Circular plus wild swim, Grove Park train station (zone 4, South-East London) event

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