Transforming urban spaces into people places

Greenspace makes our lives and places better

What we do

Tesco Bags of Help COVID-19 Communities Fund

A new short-term fund for local organisations that support vulnerable groups, grants of £500 to support organisational need in this time of crisis rather than funding specific projects.


Author: Ian Goodman

ParkPower Project

Understanding the green energy potential of parks and greenspaces across Scotland


Author: Ian Goodman


of urban Scots say it’s important to have greenspace in their area


is the area of urban greenspace in scotland – equivalent to area of 22 Loch Lomonds

1 in 4

Scots say the quality of their greenspace has declined in the last 5 years

Get involved

Find and enjoy greenspace

Explore and discover Scotland's wonderful parks and greenspaces using Scotland's greenspace map and MyParkScotland



Support parks

The Scottish Parks4Life Fund is an easy and simple way for everyone who uses and loves Scotland’s parks to make a donation, large or small, to support our treasured parks.


Author: Ian Goodman

Bags of Help grants

Bags of Help funds local projects in Scotland, England and Wales that benefit their community. Grants of up to £2,000 are available. Working with Tesco and Groundwork UK, we deliver the Bags of Help in Scotland.


Author: Ian Goodman


Project of the Month

  • Project of the Month - Craigtoun Park

    Our March Project of the Month is Craigtoun Park near St Andrews in Fife. The Friends group has been operating the park under a management agreement and are now at the closing stages of entering into a 25-year lease agreement with Fife Council. Read more

  • Bannockburn House and Gardens

    Our Feb Project of the Month tells the story of an urban community buy out and how committed volunteers are bringing a heritage house and landscape back to life. Read more

  • Project of the month: Catherine Street Inclusive Park and Community Garden, Dumfries

    Our December project of the month is a great example of partnership working between the local charity Include Us, local community, statutory bodies, third sector and private business facilitated by Community Asset Transfer legislation Read more