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Up to the labyrinth on St Catherine's Hill, Winchester

Clare Balding visits the ancient and mysterious labyrinth on top of St Catherine's Hill in Winchester. Leading the walk is Brian Draper, who runs soulful retreats in nature.

Clare Balding visits the ancient and mysterious labyrinth on top of St. Catherine's Hill in Winchester. Leading the walk is Brian Draper, who runs soulful retreats in nature.

Throughout this series of Ramblings Clare is exploring how walking affects our inner life. She is hiking with people of differing beliefs and none to discover how the simple act of being in the natural world can change how we feel. Today, she joins a retreat run by Brian Draper - you may recognise his voice from Thought For The Day on Radio 4 - who encourages the group to slow down and be a part of nature, and discusses the benefits this can have. Together they climb St. Catherine’s Hill to discover the meaning and purpose of labyrinths, a kind of spiritual maze-like path used for walking meditation.

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Producer: Karen Gregor

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24 minutes

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Sat 7 Mar 2020 06:07

Brian Draper and Clare Balding

Brian Draper and Clare Balding

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  • Thu 5 Mar 2020 15:00
  • Sat 7 Mar 2020 06:07

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