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Ecotherapy - Get Up and Grow with Suffolk Mind

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.

Our ecotherapy services are suitable for anyone over 18 years of age.

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.


Who to contact

0300 111 6000
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Area served
Haverhill, Hadleigh, Newmarket, Bury St Edmunds

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Experience of including people with special educational needs and disabilities

Our service is for people who have a mental health need. That would include people with SEND.

Please contact us as we would need to know what your support needs are, and whether you would be coming with a support worker, to see what we would need to do to ensure our service is accessible.  

0300 111 6000

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