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.



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

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Find and enjoy greenspace

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



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.


Author: Ian Goodman

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.


Author: Ian Goodman


  • Rouken Glen #mypark;ove

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

  • Barshaw Park #myparklove

    Opening on 15 June 1912 Barshaw Park in Paisley has a range of facilities to suit all from a walled garden to a BMX track. Read more

  • Glasgow Necropolis #myparklove

    Glasgow Necropolis is a fascinating Victorian garden cemetery that offers impressive views across Glasgow Read more

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