DarwinWelfare: Nature at Midsummer

Walks, England, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge

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  • Fen Ditton fields and trees

    Step 1: Fen Ditton fields and trees

  • Step 2: Starting at midsummer common (accessible from Darwin via the backs). Walk on the south river bank heading out of the city.

  • Mindful moment: ease into walking noticing movement in your toes, feet and legs. Can you hear your breathing and heartbeat?

    Step 3: Mindful moment: ease into walking noticing movement in your toes, feet and legs. Can you hear your breathing and heartbeat?

  • Step 4: Pass the bridge on your left and enter into Ditton meadows. Slow here to focus on the next steps for mindfulness

  • Can you name 5 sights (cows), 4 feelings (not cows), 3 sounds (again cows), 2 scents (cows), 1 taste (not cows)?

    Step 5: Can you name 5 sights (cows), 4 feelings (not cows), 3 sounds (again cows), 2 scents (cows), 1 taste (not cows)?

  • Continue walking towards Fen Ditton. What is changing around you, does the ground feel different, or are there signs of people, houses etc?

    Step 6: Continue walking towards Fen Ditton. What is changing around you, does the ground feel different, or are there signs of people, houses etc?

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