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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 GlasgowRead more

Mugdock Country Park #myparklove

Mugdock Country Park is a great day out for the family including walking, cycling, orienteering, shopping, children’s play park and adventure trail.Read more

Alloa Wimpy Park #myparklove

The Walled Garden known as the “Wimpy Park” is a green space of situated within the Bowmar Estate in Alloa South East.Read more

Hermitage Park #myparklove

Hermitage Park is a set of formal gardens containing fields, shrubbery and an old mill. A great park for a family day out.Read more

Understanding Scottish Places – how much greenspace is there in your town?

The Understanding Scottish Places (USP) website has had an upgrade and now includes new data, including greenspaceRead more

Now recruiting greenspace scotland board members

Do you want to make a difference to greenspace in Scotland? Would you like to contribute to the strategic leadership and governance of greenspace scotland? We are looking to recruit new non-Executive Directors/Trustees to join our boardRead more

Overtoun Park #myparklove

The park is named after industrialist Lord Overtoun, a.k.a John Campbell White, who bestowed the land to the Royal Burgh of RutherglenRead more

Castle Hill – from Scheduled Monument wilderness to accessible greenspace

The project of the month for December is Castle Hill in Cullen, Moray. The hill has been restored to its former glory by a group of volunteers working with the landowner and Historic Environment ScotlandRead more

Bernera Food Project

Bernera Community Association were awarded £8,000 from the Tesco Bags of Help, Spring 2016, to encourage local residents on the island of Great Bernera to grow their own vegetables.Read more

December ebulletin now available

The December 2018 greenspace scotland e-bulletin is now available to read.Read more

Saughton Park #myparklove

Saughton Park is a hidden gem in the south west of Edinburgh.Read more

Bags of Help funds Gardens Galore

As we are heading into deep dark mid-winter we are brightening things up to see where funding has made a difference to Scottish gardening projects and encouraging year round use of your garden project.Read more

Walking in urban parks and greenspaces

Research by the Town and Country Planning Association in partnership with the Ramblers into how often people use their parks and greenspaces and what would encourage them to walk in these areas more frequentlyRead more

Pittencrief Park #myparklove

‘The Glen’ as it is more commonly known by local people, is one of Scotland’s most important and popular urban parks.Read more

Galloway Forest #myparklove

Known affectionately as the "highlands of the lowlands", the Galloway Forest Park offers an endless assortment of things to see and do.Read more

Show some #myparklove this December

This year Scots made over 230 million visits to parks and greenspaces. During December we will be highlighting the love that people have for parks and greenspace.Read more

Scotland’s People and Nature Survey published

Scottish Natural Heritage have published results from Scotland’s People and Nature Survey 2017/18. Local parks remain the most frequently visited destination on outdoor visits and outdoor visits at a record high..Read more

Finding Scottish Dragons with Froglife

Thanks to a Bags of Help grant of £12,000, the Froglife Scottish Dragon Finder project has created wildlife ponds on the outskirts of Edinburgh (EH30 9SQ), close to the iconic Victorian Forth Bridge.Read more

Garden Growing at Plockton Hostel

Plockton High School Hostel created a homely garden from an exposed, stony and poor soil wasteland site with £10,000 from Tesco Bags of Help for ground improvements.Read more

Funding boost for Saughton Park’s green energy project

Edinburgh’s Saughton Park restoration project has received a major boost thanks to funding from the Scottish Power (SP) Energy Networks Green Economy Fund.Read more

Weathering Change report available

Weathering Change report published exploring how communities can become more resilient in the face of climate changeRead more