Natural Mindfulness


Cotswold Natural Mindfulness
Thank you for visiting this website and for your interest in the healing power of nature. I am Ian Banyard the founder of Cotswold Natural Mindfulness. I am a Nature Connection Guide and accredited Guide Trainer. I am also the author of Natural Mindfulness – your guide to the healing power of nature connection.
Enjoy exploring my new website and get in touch if you want to connect with me.
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“Connection with Nature and our true nature is so important, because when we connect we care” 

Ian Banyard Nature Connection Guide & Author of Natural Mindfulness ~ your personal guide to the healing power of nature connection.

Thank you for visiting my website. Below are details of how to find out where and when, our monthly guided walks are available, and who to contact for further details.


Hello everyone Spring has arrived!

Now is the perfect time to renew your connection with nature. New life is emerging from it’s deep rest in abundance everywhere you look. The birdsong is orchestral and the smells are intoxicating. The trees are bursting into new growth. Wildlife is actively collecting food and building nests for the new spring arrivals.

It’s also a time of year when we can expect rebellious weather. Warm sunny days can can quickly switch to showers and even a little snow flurry at this time of year. So make sure we stay mindful of our walking gear and the terrain.. read more

Each year I offer a Spring, Summer and Autumn/Fall guide training event in the beautiful Cotswold countryside in Gloucestershire, UK. For details of my next course click here.

“Natural Mindfulness – your personal guide to the healing power of nature”, signed copies available to buy from this site now.
Natural Mindfulness Book

Journal Edition £9.99

An easy-to-use practical guide that offers a Natural and Mindful path back to nature and our true nature. Read more



WATCH this video to find out more about Natural Mindfulness and the healing power of Nature Connection