Nature

The benefits of walking barefoot

When did you last go barefoot? Most of us won’t have been barefoot since last summer. But, now the weather is warming up it is the perfect time to indulge in being barefoot, our favourite method for bringing mind and body present, so that it is possible to hear the deeper stirrings of the soul. The moment we remove our shoes and place...

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This week on the estate: dormouse boxes

We’ve been putting up dormouse boxes in various places around the Estate this week. Dormice are known to be living nearby and we’re hopeful that we may have a population living here. The boxes will help us find out if we do and, if so, where they are. ⠀ ⠀ The hazel or common dormouse (Muscardinus avellanarius) is the UK’s only native dormouse....

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Calm community focus

We hope this finds you well amidst the current changes that COVID-19 is having on all of our lives. Our hearts go out to all those in struggle and experiencing loss. Time to reflect, adapt & be compassionate One of the gifts that this otherwise uncertain time has given us is that of reflection. Our team, here at Belmont, has been adapting behind...

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