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Nature journaling workshops

Join one of our in-person guided nature journaling workshops, perfect for beginners.

a close up of a woman sketching outside
a close up of a nature journal with leaf drawings
a group of women talking in a woodland

Nature journaling is a time-honoured practice that combines art, science, and personal reflection. It's a way to connect with nature on a deeper level, enhancing your observation skills while expressing your creativity. 

 

These workshops are perfect if you’d like to deepen your understanding and connection to nature. During the sessions, we start with a welcoming circle, to get to know each other and get an understanding of where everyone is on their nature journeys. Then it's time for the journaling to begin. We spend a couple of hours exploring an area of nature, using curiosity and creativity to complete several nature journaling activities.

Later, we settle down for a short group discussion where you can share your journal pages and reflections with fellow participants, if you feel comfortable to do so.​

 

Our public workshops take place in various woodland areas around Yorkshire, including the York and Scarborough locations.

Workshop details

Guidance

An introduction to nature journaling, including benefits, techniques and tips.

A walk in nature

A short nature walk to slow down, notice nature, and find our journaling sit spots.

Supplies provided

All supplies are provided, including sketchbooks, pens, pencils and sit mats.

Resources

You'll take home a customisable nature journal, a nature journal project book & a starter guide.

Friendly environment

A friendly and supportive environment, with opportunities for community building.

Beginner friendly

No experience or creative skills needed, just bring your curious mind!

Interested in booking a private workshop?

If you're looking for a private nature journaling workshop, Anna is available to book throughout the year. From families looking for a fun activity to professional or corporate teams keen to try something different for an away day activity, your workshop will be fun and packed full of nature connection activities. 

 

The location of your private workshop can be your own land or a local public green space of your choosing. Anna may also be able to recommend suitable outdoor spots in your area. 

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Claire

"If you need nourishment and slowing down from the modern life then do one of these workshops! It also gives you the tools to continue with the practices which is really helpful. The location of Raincliffe Woods is lovely, a real gem. Many thanks Anna."

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