"...better than any form of medication, it is not possible to put a monetary value on the work that Wiltshire Wildlife Trust does." - Rachel, participant

  • One in four people will develop a mental illness in their lifetime.
  • Research shows that outdoor activity is beneficial to mental and physical wellbeing.
  • The Wellbeing Programme aims to improve mental wellbeing with a weekly programme of outdoor nature based group activities.
  • Transport is provided and groups are supervised by two Wellbeing Programme staff.
  • Since 2008 we have been funded by Wiltshire Council Public Health to provide activities for anyone experiencing mental health issues such as persistent low mood, depression, anxiety or long-term mental or physical health conditions.

If you would like to discuss joining the Wellbeing Programme, feel free to give us a call for a confidential chat on 01380 736098. If the Wellbeing Programme is right for you, we will need to get approval from your GP or other health professional.

Contact the team by email:

Programme Leader: Kate Milanes
North Wiltshire Group (Wednesday): Nick Self
South Wiltshire Group (Friday): Dave Turner

Meet the people who have found the courage to embrace outdoor life in this interview on BBC Radio 4's Open Country programme, broadcast in January 2015.