Transforming urban spaces into people places

Greenspace makes our lives and places better

What we do

ParkPower Project

Understanding the green energy potential of parks and greenspaces across Scotland


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?


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


  • greenspace scotland is recruiting a new Chair

    We're looking to recruit a Chair Designate to join the board and take on the role of Chair from October 2020. As Chair you will be a champion for greenspace scotland, working with the board and CEO to provide strategic leadership and governance for the organisation Read more

  • Noticing Nature

    The National Trust has launched its year or action to tackle "nature deficiency" Read more

  • Emerging funding opportunities for the natural environment

    The Esmée Fairbairn Foundation has published a report that reviews the current landscape for innovative funding of environmental enhancement across the UK. Read more

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