Permaculture  ●  Art  ●  Nature

Earth Care  ●  People Care  ●  Fair Share


Permaculture - Art - Nature - Balerno

with Adele Clarke, Claudia Goncalves, James Stout & Alison Buckle
Connecting people with nature, our programme promotes and develops positive health and wellbeing through Earth Care People Care Fair Share. Sharing what's abundant in our own lives and marvelling at the richness of life that the Earth shares with us, in all it's varied forms.

Dates in 2019 all on Fridays

with facilitator Adele Clarke (we have grants)

today  07 June 2019

today  14 June 2019

today  06 September 2019

today  13 September 2019

  2pm to 6pm

The group will continue to meet every Friday in July, September, October and November without a formal facilitator (as we have no grants).

Booking and what to bring

Booking is essential. To book, please text us on phone  075 0443 8763

Parents are responsible for their children at all times.

Please bring a pack-lunch for yourself and for your family.

Please bring a spare set of clothes for your child if they would like to play in the stream. The stream is a great source of fun for the children and the adults.

Project by donation

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Coming by bus

Take bus 44 or 44A to Balerno

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 phone  075 0443 8763.

Coming by car

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.

We look forward to sharing a wonderful Permaculture, Art and Nature experience with you!
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Wellbeing in the forest

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What people say

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Our family have been coming to Nature Connection for a few years and we are always excited when we go there.


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Our two kids just love it as there is always lots of nice things to do like playing games, making art using natural materials, learning about bees and nature, making friends and the most important spending time in nature, surrounded by nice and friendly people.


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Our son has severe autism and it is very difficult to go out with him as he gets upset easily but when we go to Nature Connection he is always calm and happy and never ever had any meltdown. He loves this place very much and even started taking part in some activities.


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Our daughter always looks forward to go to Nature Connection and always asks when we can go again.


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We are very grateful that Nature Connection helps us with transport as we don't have a car. This gives us possibility to attend every session.


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Nature Connection is great for whole families, not only for kids as they help parents to spend time with their children in a really interesting and nice way.