Shinrin-Yoku, the Japanese art of Forest bathing comes to Whinlatter


Organizer: Whinlatter Forest Visitor Centre

Name: Whinlatter Forest & Visitor Centre

Phone: 01768 778469




Whinlatter Pass
Braithwaite, Keswick, Cumbria,
CA12 5TW

Price Notes

£25.00 per person. Book via Lakeland Well-being Tel: 07810 890 528


From Keswick: Take the A66 west towards Cockermouth. At Braithwaite turn west onto the B5292 for Lorton. Follow Visitor Centre Sign Posts.


Imagine walking slowly through the quiet forest, your feet lightly compressing on the soft pine needles underfoot, breathing in the fresh clean air, feeling the breeze and the delicate brush of leaves against your skin as you move gently through the trees....

Research shows that just being in nature for just 2 hours per week can have a significant benefit to our health. Shinrin-Yoku takes this one step further, combing a series of mindful and senory invitations, group sharing and culminating in a traditional tea ceremony.

Shinrin-Yoku in Japanese literally translates as 'taking in the forest atmosphere' or 'forest bathing'. Developed in Japan in the 1980s it is now part of thier national health programme. It has been scientifically proven to have many benefits including boosting the immune system, lowering blood pressure, reducing stress levels and elevating mood and energy levels.

Event Details

Start Date End Date Times
20/07/2019 20/07/2019 9.30 - 12.30
17/08/2019 17/08/2019 9.30 - 12.30
07/07/2019 07/07/2019 9.30-12.30
08/09/2019 08/09/2019 9.30-12.30
22/09/2019 22/09/2019 9.30-12.30