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Anagach Wood, Grantown-on-Spey PH26, UK

Forest Story Saunter

3 hour story walk in magical Woodlands in Grantown-on-Spey. Hear old oral stories as people have told for centuries. Find out about nature, plants, folklore, poetry. An inspiring and restorative walk filled with wonder.

Forest Story Saunter
Forest Story Saunter

Time & Location

07 Jul 2024, 10:00 – 13:00

Anagach Wood, Grantown-on-Spey PH26, UK

About the Event

Details:

A circular 3 hour walk (approx) in Anagach Woods, Grantown-on-Spey

What the Story Walk Offers:

  • We will take some time to take in the surroundings in this beautiful wodland.
  • I will tell you a few oral traditional stories, and read you a poem or two.
  • You will learn about the folklore of the trees and plants, and a little about fraging too.
  • We will slow down, rather than speed up. This walk encourages re-enchantment with stories, the natural worls and yourself
  • Sacred Relationship with Nature and Stories
  • The stories I share with you will be old traditional European stories that feature forests, rivers, enchantment, magic and quests. They will be folktales, wondertales and myths. If you are unfamilar with my work, you may wish to check out my free story podacst the Story Apothecary first.

About Me:

I am a qualified Lowland Leader and a Mountain Leader trainee, and work within the guidelines of the Mountain Training Association.

I am a professional oral storyteller, specialising on themes of nature connection and the Woman's Quest.

I have been doing my own wilderness work for the last 7 years with a Wilderness Guide and mentor. I love the outdoors and nature, I enjoying foraging and I love telling stories outdoors. I will take you on a magical experience combining nature and stories.

​I am experienced in leading groups and holding space, and have an outdoor first aid certificate; insurance and an enhanced DBS check. I also have an ethnobotany Level 4 qualification, which means I know a lot about plants - their eses, medicine and folklore.

What people say about my walks:

"An Enchantress...Her mesmerising voice is transporting me to some faraway places" The Guardian

​"We had a wonderful walk with Nana, the stories and poems were beautifully told and so appropriate for the setting. A truly magical experience."

"I so enjoyed a soul-warming, uplifting walk with Nana. She shared inspiring stories and poems, great conversations and companionable quiet moments, to appreciate the lovely surroundings. Balm for the soul, particularly in these difficult times."

The walk needs minimum of 4 people to take place and maximum of 12.

This walk is for you if:

  • You love spending time outside
  • If you enjoy being in Woodlands 
  • If you love stories and folklore
  • If wish to slow down and experience the magic of stories in nature

Refund Policy

  • Cancellation more than 7 days before the start of the course: you will have an option of getting a full refund  or being re-booked onto one of my next walks.
  • If you cancel less than 7 days before the start of the course, you will be re-booked onto one of my next walks.
  • If you do not turn up to the walk without cancellation you will not be eligible to being re-booked to another walk.
  • If I need to cancel this walk, you will be re-booked on one of my future walks.

Terms and Conditions

By booking on this event, you accept the terms and conditions.

Tickets

  • Standard Ticket

    There are no concessional tickets, but I do offer two spaces on each walk on a pay-what-you-can basis. Contact me to apply for this.

    £30.00

Total

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