New opportunities to experience more of the natural world
Monday, 13 July, 2020
From lockdown to now, Neil has kept busy finding new ways to keep people engaged with nature.

Our very own Countryside Mobility project manager Neil has written a blog post for the Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty website.  Neil shares his thoughts on the beauty he discovered on his doorstep during lockdown, coupled with the realisation that not everyone could access their local outdoors.  Those shielding found themselves needing to remain indoors and for others, mobility limitations would constrain opportunities.

"With all our hire locations closed down, how could we continue to help people access the countryside? Could we bring the countryside into their home?"

Neil had the idea of a podcast, where he could bring the outdoors inside to those who were shielding or unable to access outside, read his full blog story here

Find out more and listen to the 'Inside Out' Podcast episodes here.


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