Local green spaces

Spending time in nature can have a positive impact on our mental health and wellbeing in many ways; from increasing mood, relieving feelings of stress and anxiety and encouraging us to be more active.

We are lucky to have some beautiful green spaces here in the Liverpool City Region.

Why not find out more about local woodlands in your area? Mersey Forest offers a range of information and resources on places to visit and things to do.

Director of Mersey Forest and LJMU Fellow Paul Nolan tells us more about


If you are interested in being more active and making a positive contribution to the environment, join JMSU’s Growing Project that is developing three growing initiatives across the city, including Kensington Fields Community Centre, the Henry Cotton Building and the brand new Student Life Building on Copperas Hill.

If you are interested in gardening but not sure where to start check out our Level 4 Primary Education students’ ideas.