Leisure visits to woodlands are made for a variety of reasons, from quiet contemplation to noisy, adventurous activities. Moderate but sustained physical exercise can provide many health and wellbeing benefits, as well as psychological wellbeing. Also, for many people, there are spiritual benefits that can be gained by walking and taking activity in a woodland setting, green space is beneficial to children
There is growing evidence that horticulture is important on a human level. Plants lower blood pressure, reduce muscle tension related to stress, improve attention and reduce feelings of fear and anger or aggression
healthy places are restorative, uplifting, and healing for both physical and mental health conditions, providing privacy and tranquillity enabling stress reduction
These are a few paragraphs taken from research, encouraging the reasons to visit woodlands and ponds.
Tanglewood has enjoyed a good week, mixed weather but mainly dry, the 5 ducklings are doing well with their very good mum, the goslings are now exact copies of their mum and dad.
We have also had a hatching yesterday of 10 Muscovy ducklings, we will soon be awash with ducks!!!!!!!!!!