Autumn Conservation Weekend

5pm Friday 25th – 3pm Sunday 27th October 2024 Join us for an autumnal weekend of woodland conversation and human restoration. This weekend combines the satisfaction of outdoor physical activity with the restorative effect of relaxing in a woodland environment. Over two days and two nights at Hazel Hill you will get the chance to… Continue reading Autumn Conservation Weekend

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BioBlitz Wildlife Weekend

5pm Friday 5th – 3pm Sunday 7th July 2024 Come and join the race to find as much wildlife as we can! Join us to learn about the wildlife of Hazel Hill Wood, near Salisbury, during this 24 hour BioBlitz. We’ll be running wildlife survey activities from 12-10pm on Saturday and 4am-12pm on Sunday. You… Continue reading BioBlitz Wildlife Weekend

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Embracing New Connections: Opening the Northern Nature Reserve at Hazel Hill Wood

During our vision and strategy review in 2022-23, a crucial clarification of our philosophy emerged. It is that Hazel Hill is a dynamic space of exchange, where the reciprocal relationship between humans and the more-than-human world thrives. Our shared acts of conservation and mindful presence cultivate mutual healing and learning, deepening a bond that extends… Continue reading Embracing New Connections: Opening the Northern Nature Reserve at Hazel Hill Wood

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A Meeting in the Woods – Permaculture, Play & Presence

10-12 May 2024 *partner event* A Meeting in the Woods is a playful and restorative weekend exploring our relationship to the earth and each other in the magical setting of Hazel Hill Wood. We’re weaving together permaculture principles, mindfulness and nature connection practices through play, movement, enquiry and dialogue, affirming our connection to life and… Continue reading A Meeting in the Woods – Permaculture, Play & Presence

Nature and Wellbeing Retreat

5pm Friday 22nd – 3pm Sunday 24th March 2024 *Early bird tickets on sale until 10th January!* Read about previous retreats and see more photos here. Join us for a restorative weekend including yoga, forest bathing and practical conservation tasks. This weekend combines the restorative effect of yoga and forest bathing with the satisfaction of… Continue reading Nature and Wellbeing Retreat

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Women’s spring equinox retreat

*Partner event* 15-17 March 2024 Nestled in the heart of a 70-acre woodland, at Hazel Hill’s eco retreat center, awaits a transformative experience for women – our Spring Equinox Retreat. Escape to a world of natural wonder and personal discovery. This intimate weekend retreat, limited to just 15 women, is a celebration of the Earth… Continue reading Women’s spring equinox retreat

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Outdoor first aid training

Wed 13 – Thu 14 March 2024 9am-5.30pm each day The most engaging, interesting, relevant and dynamic first aid courses in Wiltshire Delivered by Wiltshire Outdoor Learning Team (WOLT) at Hazel Hill Wood. With extensive experience of working outdoors and with groups who need to be kept engaged we are able to offer First Aid programmes that… Continue reading Outdoor first aid training

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Wood Chop Challenge

Sat 27 Jan 8am-4pm On Saturday 27th January, a team of volunteers and staff will undertake an 8 hour Wood Chop Challenge to produce firewood and raise money for Hazel Hill Trust. As you know, we run an off-grid retreat centre, based in an ancient woodland near Salisbury, where people come to reconnect with nature, heal and… Continue reading Wood Chop Challenge

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2023 volunteer survey results

We’re really pleased to report that our volunteers are still enjoying themselves at Hazel Hill Wood! Similar results to last year, with some more positive responses and fewer improvements suggested. Reasons for volunteering continue to have themes of: See here for a presentation with graphs and more details. See below for some photos of what… Continue reading 2023 volunteer survey results