Naturally Healthy Month

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The 2017 Naturally Healthy Month Somerset programme is now ready. Click on the link below to see what’s on in your area. Activities are taking place across the county, many of which are free – ranging from natural art to outdoor singing ,from nature walks to volunteering with Somerset’s Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty Rangers.  With over 50 opportunities to get outside throughout the Month there’s bound to be something for you!

 Naturally Healthy Month – Events Listings (3)

Each activity includes contact details for the lead provider – so to find out more or to book a place please contact them directly. Please support us but talking about events and sharing photographs on Social Media tagging @healthnhills and #LetNatureNurture. More information about Naturally Healthy Month 2017: Getting out into the natural world is good fun and great for our health.  Our Naturally Healthy campaign is about inspiring us all to get outside and enjoy Somerset’s amazing natural environment. During May 2017, Active Devon and Public Health in Somerset will be coordinating a Naturally Healthy Campaign on behalf of the Devon and Somerset Local Nature Partnership’s. Building on the success of Devon’s previous campaigns, Somerset will be joining in with the activities this year. Collectively we will ensure that  promotion and activities engage the follow audiences.

  • Inactive or less physically active people
  • People experiencing mental health issues
  • People experiencing social isolation

Our aim is to increase people’s confidence and the opportunities they have to be active in the natural environment in order to improve their health and wellbeing. We would like to invite people to get involved by organising an activity, promoting existing opportunities or sharing a story – please contact our Somerset Coordinator, Kristen Lambert on 01823 451884/ klambert@somerset.gov.uk/ @healthnhills We would love people living in Somerset who, like us see the huge potential within our vast and top quality local natural environments to get behind the Naturally Healthy Month through talking it about on Social Media using the hashtag  #LetNatureNurture The Devon Naturally Healthy Programme: For information about events going on in Devon please keep checking Devon’s Local Nature Partnership Website for updates http://www.naturaldevon.org.uk/naturally-healthy-month-2016/