Tel: 0131 657 5680 or Text: 077 9856 8218

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In Balerno, Edinburgh

"Caring for people and planet"

Based on the "Art of Mentoring and the 8 Shields model"


Facilitator: Adele Clark

How to book: Text 075 0443 8763

Exchange: By donation



Dates for your diary in 2018 all on Fridays - in Balerno


25th May ***** 01st Jun **** 22nd Jun

07th Sep ***** 21st Sep ***** 28th Sep


Time: 2pm to 6pm in Balerno


How to get to Balerno by bus or car:

If you would like to use your own transport or public transport to get to us, Balerno is located in the South West of Edinburgh. From the city centre it is: 20 minutes by car or 30 min by bus.


By bus from Edinburgh: busses 44 or 44A. From the City Centre it takes around 30 minutes in the bus to Balerno. Stop at 3rd bus stop after little roundabout. Walk for 15 minutes( about one mile) into Cockburnhill Road into the countryside. Pass farm on your left, pass farm on your right, pass sign saying Bavelaw garage, keep going straight ahead, the yurt is right there to your right. If you need a lift or more directions please text us on 075 0443 8763.


By car from Edinburgh: From the city centre in Edinburgh, go in the direction of Lanark Road West, pass Juniper Green and Currie villages. Balerno is the next Village. At the roundabout go straight up the hill, pass all houses on your right, when you see the last house, a cream house in the corner, turn right into Cockburnhill Road. Pass farm on the left, pass farm on the right, pass sign saying Bavelaw garage, keep going straight ahead, the yurt is right there to your right.


By car from outside Edinburgh: Follow directions to A71. At Hermiston Gate Park and Ride roundabout turn left, at next roundabout pass Herriot What University on your right, keep going straight ahead up the hill pass another roundabout, keep going up the hill until you come to Main Road called Lanark Road West where you turn righ. Pass Currie village and Balerno is the next Village. Once you are in Balerno, follow directions as above.


Mini bus coming from Portobello and Leith

If you don't drive and public transport is difficult for your family, we offer a mini bus coming from Portobello and Leith. Please contact the coordinators well in advance as mini bus is booked up 3 months in advance.


We look forward to sharing a wonderful Nature Connection experience with you!


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Wellbeing in the forest

Nature Connection for Families

Check our Nature Connection for Families in Girvan, South Ayrshire



Flyer for you to share with friends

Booking form given on the day

Evaluation form for the end


If you are coming from Planetary Healing Centre: please reserve you space with our coordinator Claudia


If you are coming from Dr Bells Centre in Leith: please reserve space with Dr Bells coordinator

If you are coming from YMCA please reserve space with YMCA coordinator


How to get to Balerno


Read about Deep Nature Connection


Our nature-connected community


Looking after the bees


Around the fire in the Wooldland


Community and Nature programme at the CFPH

Families in nature


Planetary Healing's yurt: our shelter


The water stream, source of great fun!