Transforming urban spaces into people places

Greenspace makes our lives and places better

What we do

Introducing ParkPower

Understanding the green energy potential of parks and greenspaces across Scotland

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Author: Ian Goodman

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.

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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

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Find and enjoy greenspace

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

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Silverburn Flax Mill

A major community-led initiative for wellbeing, enterprise and employment, benefiting the people of Levenmouth and beyond. The currently derelict B-listed former Flax Mill building will be brought back to life, creating a sustainable and iconic centre piece for Silverburn Park.

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Author: Ian Goodman

Target amount: £200,000.00

Amount raised: £2,613.00

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Bags of Help grants

Bags of Help funds local projects in Scotland, England and Wales that benefit their community. Apply now for £1000 towards Children and Young People projects.

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Author: Ian Goodman

News

Project of the Month

  • Project of the month: Green Heat in Greenspaces

    Our September project of the month is a research project by greenspace scotland that brings together half of Scotland’s councils with a range of public sector bodies to explore how urban greenspaces can support a Scottish low carbon heat transition. Read more

  • Project of the Month: Edinburgh’s thriving parks and greenspaces project

    The Project of the Month for July is Edinburgh’s thriving parks and greenspaces project. A partnership project led by City of Edinburgh Council that greenspace scotland is proud to be part of! Read more

  • The Library of Creative Sustainability

    Our May project of the Month is a freely accessible online library that brings together case studies of collaborations between sustainability and creativity. We hope that this article will inspire you and give you hope while we continue to be in covid-19 lockdown! Read more