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Experience the wellbeing benefits of nature at Thames Chase

Spending time amongst the trees and really noticing nature is scientifically proven to boost our mental and physical health. Take some time for you and try our new wellbeing trail at Thames Chase, a mindful walk through the forest that invites you to really relax.

Panels along the trail will prompt you to stop, notice and connect with the wellbeing benefits of the forest environment.

Tell us about your experience

We'd love to hear how your experience was after you’ve completed the trail, so please do complete our survey – this will help us to shape our wellbeing offer for other visitors too. 

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About the route

The 3km trail begins overlooking the meadow and follows a mixture of hard surfaced path and narrow woodland trails. The trail begins and ends close to the visitor centre, where there is a cafe and toilets.

Trail information

Thames Chase Forest Centre & Broadfields, Pike Lane, Upminster, Essex, RM14 3NS
For more information about the route, starting point and map please visit reception.
Trail Length
3km
Is this trail for you?
The trail follows a mix of narrow woodland trails and hard paths.