My city break

My city break

Kathryn, Camley Street Nature Park, London
The hustle and bustle of city life melts away when Kathryn visits Camley Street Natural Park. Without leaving central London, she can go from man-made soaring skyscrapers to an oasis-like tranquility, where even clearing litter from the canal is stress free.
Kathryn volunteering by the river

Wild places give everyone the chance to relax around nature.

Using data from over 10,000 people, researchers found that on average both lower mental distress and higher wellbeing are linked with living in those urban areas that possess more green space.

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