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Forest Therapy Guide Training
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United Kingdom - Cohort 42
Weeklong Intensive: 24 June - 1 July 2019 | Practicum Ends 1 Feb 2020
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Dartington Hall UK
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Devon, England

In the heart of the Devonshire countryside, along the river dart, wild forests meet gardens that have been tended by masters for over 1200 years...

Dartington Hall is the largest medieval manor in western England. With over 800 acres of verdant forests, abundant wildlife, and clear rivers, it serves as a wonderful backdrop for Forest Therapy Guide training. The training will be held on the Dartington Estate and no commuting will be necessary unless you are staying off-site. There may be one day when the group travels to a nearby location.

About The Venue: 

Dartington Hall UK

Dartington Hall is the largest medieval manor in western England. With over 800 acres of verdant forests, abundant wildlife, and clear rivers, it serves as a wonderful backdrop for Forest Therapy Guide training. The training will be held on the Dartington Estate and no commuting will be necessary unless you are staying off-site. There may be one day when the group travels to a nearby location.

Lodging

Private Student Accommodation:

Private, locking room with sink and access to shared bathrooms for the floor for the nights of May 20th-26th. Lodging includes breakfast only though other meals are available for purchase on site. Participants can book and pay directly through Dartington Hall. Reserved rooms for Perry (the private student accommodations) are £35 a night and include breakfast. Private rooms have locks and sinks, and access to share bathrooms for each floor. Smoking is prohibited in accommodations. Towels and bedding will be provided.  

There is also camping available. To inquire about camping,  contact Dartington Hall directly. At the campsites, there will be hot and cold water, toilets, and pay shower facilities available. Electricity (available on accessible pitches only) cost extra but are available as well.  You can access the camping information and contact them here: www.dartington.org/visit/camp/booking/

Transportation

Dartington Hall offers a helpful guide for getting to its grounds via bus, train, car, and bicycle. Click here

Meals
  • Several restaurants are on-site at Dartington Hall with a range of dietary options. For more info visit https://www.dartington.org/visit/food-drink/
  • Cooking: There is no place on site where gusts can cook. Cooking is permitted at the campsites but you must bring your own equipment
  • The town of Dartington has a small convenience store
Tuition and Continuing Education: 
Continuing Education Hours for Certified Forest Therapy Guides:

Tuition for the six-month Guide Training and Certification Program is $3410 USD. This includes the week-long intensive training and six months of mentored practicum. ​It does not include travel, lodging, transportation, or meals.  

Please note that if you want to book accommodations at Dartington Hall, this cost will be added to your tuition.

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Training staff are not yet assigned to this event. Our staff are the most experienced forest therapy trainers in the world.  You may be confident that we will provide an excellent staff team.