Transforming urban spaces into people places

Greenspace makes our lives and places better

What we do

ParkPower Project

Developing a strategic, Scotland-wide approach to understanding the green energy potential of parks and greenspaces.

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Author: Ian Goodman

Young Placechangers Ideas Fund

Is there anything you and your youth group would like to change about the place where you live, go to school or work?

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Author: Ian Goodman

90%

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

1593km2

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

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Support parks

The Scottish Parks Endowment 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.

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Author: Ian Goodman

Bags of Help grants

Bags of Help funds local projects in England, Wales and Scotland that benefit their community. Grants of up to £4,000 are available. Working with Tesco and Groundwork UK, we deliver the Bags of Help in Scotland.

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Author: Ian Goodman

News

Project of the Month

  • Green Network Blueprint making connections

    Project of the month for Sept is GCV Green Network's Blueprint. A framework for the creation of a strategic Green Network across Glasgow City Region. Read more

  • Hazlehead Climate Change Park revisited

    Project of the Month for July is Hazlehead Park, one of Aberdeen’s flagship parks and the first location for greenspace scotland’s Climate Resilient Park programme. Read more

  • Energy Efficient Hermitage Park Pavilion

    Our June project of the month Hermitage Park Pavilion is the first public building in Scotland to meet the internationally recognised Passivhaus standard for building design. Read more