Redhall Walled Garden (SAMH)

Redhall Walled Garden offers a safe environment for people to learn to deal with the challenges of recovering from enduring mental health problems.

The service is delivered from within a beautiful 2 acre 18th century walled garden in Edinburgh. The garden and surrounding area provide individuals with an environment conducive to positive well-being.

Redhall uses a therapeutic horticultural approach to enable people to develop self-management, improve their health and wellbeing, and actively engage in employability, volunteering and educational opportunities; and build social relationships within their local community.

Redhall offers training and opportunities in:

  • Horticulture Skills
  • Computer Training:
    • BCS ECDL qualification (based on Microsoft Office applications) or just learning some Microsoft Office skills including Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access, Internet & Email.
    • Digital Skills – Beginner lessons on Digital media including Internet, Email, Social Networking (eg Facebook), Digital Photography, Digital Music, Audio & Video Software.
  • Tools for Living (Personal development workshops)
  • Employability

The Gardens are open to public Monday to Friday from 9.00 am to 4.00 pm.

The minimum commitment is 3 days per week.  Anyone interested in finding out more can telephone to arrange an informal visit.

Service Categories

Eligibility

Intended Client Groups:

  • People Experiencing Mental Health Difficulties

Residency:

This service is available to residents of all parts of Edinburgh

Applicants for this service should also meet this condition:

Must be able to commit to a minimum of 3 days a week building to 5 days per week.

Referral

Self Referral

This service accepts direct self referrals.

Agency Referral

Referrals accepted from any mental health organisation

Contact Info. & Service Address

Redhall Walled Garden (SAMH)
97 Lanark Road
Edinburgh
EH14 2LZ

Office Hours

Monday - Friday 8:15am - 4:30pm

Service Contact

Tel: 0131 443 0946
Fax: 0131 455 7561
Email: Redhall@samhservices.org.uk
Website: bit.ly/qIvtBy

Facilities & Access

This service has the following facilities:

  • Wheelchair Access
  • Creche facilities are not available at this location.

Transport

Public Transport Information

First Bus Number 1, Lothian Buses and First Bus number 44

Lothian Buses Site for routes and timetables.

Provider's Name: Scottish Association for Mental Health (SAMH)

Type: Charity/Voluntary

The Scottish Association for Mental Health (SAMH) works to support people who experience mental health difficulties, homelessness, addictions and other forms of social exclusion. SAMH provide direct services, including accommodation, support, employment, training and rehabilitation, as well as actively campaigning to influence policy and improve care services in Scotland.

Services run by this provider

Service Contact

Tel: 0131 443 0946
Fax: 0131 455 7561
Email: Redhall@samhservices.org.uk
Website: bit.ly/qIvtBy

Office Hours

Monday – Friday 8:15am – 4:30pm

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