Young and old side by side

Butterflies and dragonflies play an important symbolic role at Dorothy House.

Led by patients’ stories, this is part of our Life Story service, and is a metaphor for transformation.

Our Creative Team works with children from local schools, making collages and paintings inspired by these beautiful creatures. These are then made into plaques which sit amongst the trees of the wood, to be enjoyed by everyone.

Hidden somewhere amidst the trees is ‘the secret seat’. Offering a view of the valley, the seat hides-Well, that would be telling. Come for a visit and see if you can find out for yourself…