Green Activity Sessions (Cyrenians) Wednesdays

Availability : Edinburgh Wide

Provided by: Cyrenians

Who is this for?

For people aged 18 years old and over, who would like to improve mental wellbeing and connect to nature.


Green Activity Sessions (Wednesdays 10am-12pm, 1pm-3pm)
Weekly sessions on Wednesdays, 10am-12pm, or 1pm-3pm.

Join a small group (4-6) or work 1:1 with a volunteer (Green Activity Buddy) at the gardens.  This is an opportunity for seasonal gardening and nature activities, some light exercise and for developing confidence.


How do I access this?

  • Self referral
  • Referral by third party

We are all weather gardeners! We encourage you to bring a sun hat and sun lotion in warm weather, layers in cold weather and a waterproof when it’s wet. There is a toilet at the garden but unfortunately it is not currently wheelchair accessible. Accessible toilets are available inside the hospital approx. 300 meters from the garden.

Is there a cost?


Location information

All activities are based at the Royal Edinburgh Community Gardens, Royal Edinburgh Hospital, Tipperlinn Road, Morningside, EH10 5HF.

  • Bus routes 5, 11, 15, 16, 23, 36 to Morningside Road (10-minute walk)
  • Bus route 45 to Colinton Road (10-minute walk)
  • Limited public parking available!
  • Bike racks available

Opening times

The sessions take place every Wednesday 10am-12pm, or 1pm-3pm.

Participants can stay for 1 or 2 hours during these session times (participant dependent).


Contact Details

Debbie Bethell
Royal Edinburgh Community Gardens, Royal Edinburgh Hospital , Tipperlinn Road, Edinburgh, EH10 5HF

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Types of support on offer:

Information and advice
Support in person
Support with others

Type of services on offer:

Healthy living
Long term conditions/disabilities
Low mood
Self confidence

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