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... creating spaces that calm, nurture, awaken and restore

The home of Forest Bathing in
“The Forest”


Welcome to the home of

Wilde Earth Journeys,

the place to celebrate in, and connect with nature.

Shinrin Yoku /
Forest Bathing

Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire

The art of bathing in the atmosphere of the woods, learning to engage your available senses in new and exciting ways.

Discover connection and belonging in nature, where you simply feel at safe and at home.

"A Heart Shaped Land Between Two Rivers" - Dennis Potter


What to Expect from Your Experience

Forest Bathing (Shinrin Yoku)

Imagine now ...

Imagine now, leaving behind the busy world and stepping into the embrace of The Forest of Dean, entering its woodlands, the light filtered by the sweeping canopy laying a dappled carpet of light as if a mosaic of light and shadow leading the way. The air infused by the earth, the plants, flowers and trees, nature's pharmacy, as you begin your guided walk with Wilde Earth Journeys, A sense of calm finds you, washing away any remaining burden of the modern world, creating a sense of peace in this moment. Your senses are awoken, attuned to the symphony of the natural world surrounding you. The gentle breeze, the crunch of the soil beneath your feet and the textures of the trees at your fingertips as you immerse your senses in each woodland room we enter.

Your Forest Bathing Experience

Your Forest Bathing experience with Wilde Earth Journeys is more than just a walk in the woods, it is an immersion of your available senses. We share stories and history of the land we walk and immerse you in the origins and benefits of Forest Bathing (Shinrin Yoku). Your guided Forest Bathing experience is interwoven with observations, poetry, and invitations.


Invitations are your opportunity to experience the forests and natural spaces here in The Forest of Dean in new and exciting ways, all designed to engage your senses beyond where they sit on any other average day. Invitations are experiential and mindful, each are an opportunity to slow down leaving behind musts, should’s and have to’s, the path is laid for you to journey, to discover your own way.


Your Health and Wellbeing

Studies have shown that Forest Bathing can significantly reduce stress hormones and boost your natural immunity and feelings of happiness. But the benefits go beyond the numbers. It's about forging a deeper connection with nature, fostering a sense of peace within, and rediscovering the simple joy of being present in the moment

Awaken ...

Awaken your senses, calm and quiet your mind and body as you journey with us into the magic of The Forest of Dean, bathing in the atmosphere of its woodlands and natural spaces. You will leave feel different then when you began.

Refreshed, Revitalised and Renewed, is this something you can use?

Then book your Forest Bathing experience today


We aim to ensure an accessible experience for all. We ask you to share with us your specific needs, and we will work with you to enable the best possible experience and nature immersion


"I would highly recommend anyone to try out one of these fabulous walks. I do spend a lot of time in the forest but this really opened my eyes to something quite different, something I haven't experienced before. Really good for the soul.

Looking forward to the next one.


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