Going with the flow: Visiting rivers 'can help boost mood'

Researchers from King's College London, Nomad Projects and J & L Gibbons in partnership with the Canal & River Trust have reported that spending time by canals and rivers is linked to feeling happy and healthy. "Canals and rivers contain not only water but also an abundance of trees and plants, which means their capacity to improve mental wellbeing is likely to be due to the multiple benefits associated with both green and blue spaces. Canals and rivers also provide homes to a range of wildlife...”