greenspaces are ...

creative spaces

inspirational spaces encouraging
creativity in an outdoor setting

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breathing spaces

oasis of calm amidst city
bustle, a place to unwind

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celebration spaces

gathering places where people come
together for events and activities

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growing spaces

productive places that nourish
and sustain communities and individuals

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healthy spaces

inviting places which
encourage us to get active

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learning spaces

natural grounds for lifelong learning

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living spaces

attractive spaces on our doorsteps

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meeting spaces

communal places encouraging
communities to come together

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play spaces

safe places where children
can adventure and explore

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purposeless spaces

it could be more than
a boring green desert

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stalled spaces

meanwhile greenspaces instead
of derelict eyesores?

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wild spaces

informal places that welcome
nature back to our cities

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working spaces

attractive places where
people want to live and work

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your space

the greenspace on your doorstep
how will you get involved?

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wasted spaces

use your imagination...
this could be a community garden,
a play space ...

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greenspace scotland has developed a wide range of resources including guidance, research, statistics and funding sources.

The quick summary (for full details follow the menu tabs)

information and guidance

Here you’ll find a range of guides and good practice examples available for download.

Our Growing Community

This is our brand new resource developed to help Scottish communities to explore new places and more ways to grow their own fruit and veg.

climate change parks

This resource which explores the opportunities to adjust the design and management of parks to maximise climate change benefits.

research reports

greenspace scotland commissions research with partners on a range of topics, particularly exploring the links between greenspace and quality of life.

surveys and statistics

Results from greenspace scotland’s biennial survey of greenspace use and attitudes, as well as links to other national surveys.

greenspace projects

A searchable database of projects from greenspace scotland network members.

funding sources

Ideas and suggestions for funding your project.

other organisations

An A to Z of useful links to other organisations.