The Sensory Trust builds richer connections between people and place. Explore our main themes...

Creating memorable experiences

young people looking closely at an insect on someone's hand

Experiences designed to engage all ages and abilities. Read more >>

Making accessible places

a group enjoying the music sessions from the wheelchair-accessible platform at the Eden Project

Places and experiences available to everyone.

Building inclusive communities

Group of people taking part in community consultation

Using the outdoors to improve quality of life. Read more >>

Are you interested in specific activities?

Sensory gardens and landscape design

A close up picture of a fern leaf


Access improvements & inclusive design

Feet walking across textured paving in a street


Using sensory nature activities

Mixed natural materials for creative activities


Or specific beneficiaries...

People living with dementia

older people enjoying bouquets of fresh flowers


People with learning disabilities

teacher and young people with learning disabilities looking out over a river Read more >>

People with sensory impairments

visually impaired student explores through touch the bark of a tree



Latest highlights

Guide to accessible greenspace

Final chance to get a copy of our Making Connections: a guide to accessible greenspace - now available at a reduced price while stocks last.

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As seen on the BBC!

Steve being interviewed by BBC as part of dementia-friendly walk

Our dementia-friendly nature walks have proved so popular they recently featured on BBC Cornwall. If you want to find out more about our approach or want to join in you can find out more here.
Update we are now starting a new walking group in the Bodmin area.

New treasure hunt game

gofindit, a sensory treasure hunt card game

gofindit is great for getting people out exploring nature and the outdoors. Beautifully designed and fun to play, you can find out more here.

Latest project news

Creative Spaces is using the outdoors to enhance well-being for people living with dementia.

Sensory Natures Hubs are nature-based activities designed to engage people with learning disabilities.

Let Nature Feed Your Senses is a national programme of sensory rich visits for marginalised groups to farms and nature sites.

See more project highlights >>

New Clay Tales app

Screenshot from Clay Tales app

The Clay Tales app is a story walk for the trails across the china clay landscapes in Cornwall. Read more >>