Remedy Roots

The Haven

This project aims to create a beautiful and diverse recovery space to inspire a deeper connection to nature, one another and the native plants growing around us in order to empower greater health and well being.

Visitor Information

Next to the Claybottom Allotments
Wainbrook Drive
Royate Hill
Bristol
Avon
BS5 7EG

Walk to the end of Wainbrook Drive, go under the tunnel. The Haven is straight ahead.
The Remedy Roots project is on Wednesdays and is open to people in need of recovery. 11-3pm

Get involved

Volunteering opportunities / Upcoming events

The Haven is peer led, community recovery project. We manage 1.3 acres of land. The Haven is open to those who identify with the need for recovery from addictions, mental health issues and a wide range of associated issues, such as, social isolation, exclusion, trauma, economic disadvantage and poor physical health. We are open on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 11 am.

Get in touch

Contact information

Please call Sophia 07944188703 [email protected]

Photos of the site

Wildflower Seed Planting

Wednesday, May 29, 2002

Spring Tonic Making

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Foraged Spring Herbs

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Mineral Herb Tonic

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Wild flower patch

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Wildflower patch

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Clay Mound

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Planted and complete

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Clay Mound 2

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Medicine Garden

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Herbal tea

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Wildflower Seed Planting

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Wildflower Seed Bombs

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Hawthorn

Friday, September 6, 2019

Wildflowers

Friday, September 6, 2019

Wildflowers

Friday, September 6, 2019

Phacelia

Friday, September 6, 2019

Ragged Robin

Friday, September 6, 2019

4 Thieves Remedy

Friday, September 6, 2019

Medicine Garden

Friday, September 6, 2019

St Johns Wort

Friday, September 6, 2019

What we've been up to

What we did When we did it How many people took part Who was there
Seed Saving workshop 18/09/2019 - 11:00 7 Mostly adults 25+
Weekly Red Tent, Woodwork and Chi Gong sessions amongst The Wild flowers and native herbs May-Sept 2019 01/05/2019 - 11:00 80 Mostly adults 25+
Hawthorn Berry-Harvesting and medicine making 04/09/2019 - 11:00 11 Mostly adults 25+
Healing properties of berries-Jam making and Elderberry Syrup making 21/08/2019 - 11:15 12 Mostly adults 25+
A session exploring St. Johns Wort 07/08/2019 - 11:15 10 Mostly adults 25+
Herbs for 1st Aid Workshop 31/07/2019 - 11:00 10 Mostly adults 25+
Harvesting summer herbs, tea tasting and drying on herb rack 24/07/2019 - 11:00 12 Mostly adults 25+
Aromatic Herbs and healing properties-4 Thieves Vinegar making session with Rosemary, Sage, Lavender, Wormwood 10/07/2019 - 11:00 12 Mostly adults 25+
Networking with workers from support services and local community groups 01/07/2019 - 11:30 22 Mostly adults 25+
Community get together, herb walk and talks 07/07/2019 - 12:30 24 Mostly adults 25+
Plant Family Study Group 03/07/2019 - 18:30 20 Mostly adults 25+
Wild Medicine Exploration Day 11/05/2019 - 10:30 24 Mixed ages
Harvested Limeflowers, Herb tasting and study 26/06/2019 - 11:00 11 Mostly adults 25+
Harvested Plantain, Yarrow, Comfrey, St Johns Wort and infused in oil for balm making 12/06/2019 - 11:00 12 Mostly adults 25+
Seed Bomb making Workshop 05/06/2019 - 11:00 14 Mixed ages
Cleared a space to plant wildflower seeds 29/05/2019 - 11:00 15 Mostly adults 25+
Introduction to Native Medicinal Plants and benefits to our health and well-being 22/06/2019 - 11:00 10 Mixed ages
We continued our implementation of the Permaculture design by planting into mounds surrounding our roundhouse 15/05/2019 - 11:00 10 Mixed ages
We began to implement a Permaculture design introducing native wildflowers exploring medicinal benefits for us and our urban pollinators 05/08/2019 - 11:00 7 Mixed ages
We went on a herb walk around our 1.3 acre site, foraged spring herbs and made a herbal mineral tonic 05/01/2019 - 11:00 8 Mixed ages