Transforming urban spaces into people places

Greenspace makes our lives and places better

What we do

How we work

We provide a national lead for action on parks and greenspaces. Working in partnership we pioneer new approaches to managing and resourcing greenspace.

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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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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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Sharing the #myparklove at Go Live!

Over 3,000 people popped into the Greenspace Hub at Go Live! on Glasgow Green over the 10 days of the European Championships.

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Grant funding

Working with Tesco and Groundwork UK, we deliver the Bags of Help Scheme in Scotland. Over 2000 Scottish community projects have already shared in over £6million. Find out how to apply for your project.

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News

  • Queens Park #myparklove

    Queen’s Park has a uniquely rich combination of historical, cultural and environmental heritage and outstanding landscape and conservation values. Read more

  • Glen Strathfarrar Shieling Project

    Environmentally-aware youngsters cook up a storm in a specially designed outdoor kitchen thanks to an £8,000 grant from Bags of Help. The project gives youngsters a flavour of what shieling life was like and emphasises that Highland culture and heritage can be used to develop life skills today. Read more

  • Rouken Glen #myparklove

    Rouken Glen Park is a fantastic, family friendly, greenspace located within East Renfrewshire. Read more

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