Ecotherapy improves people's physical and mental health by gently inceasing their activity levels, people also make new friends and can receive peer support from others. Being on an allotment gives people the chance to learn about gardening and take notice of the changing seasons - while contributing to a thriving growing space that benefits everyone.
Suffolk Mind have five allotments plots all of which offer a supportive, enjoyable and relaxed environment.
Hadleigh: A beautiful plot next to the river, a haven for wildlife. Friday mornings from 10.00am
Haverhill: An exciting and thriving plot, a short walk from the town centre. Thursday afternoons from 12.30pm
Newmarket: A well-established site in its thrd growing year. Tuesday afternoons from 12.30pm
Bury St Edmunds Cotton Lane: A well established site with the emphasis on growing. Friday mornings from 10.00am.
Bury St Edmunds Maple House plot: A friendly plot in its first growing year, ideal for beginners or those who prefer a less busy site. Wednesdays from midday.