National Network for Outdoor Learning (Scotland) new website launched


A new website for this cross-sectoral Network of organisations who support and deliver Outdoor Learning in Scotland. The aim is to provide a clear voice and strategic approach to support, promote and deliver quality Outdoor Learning experiences to all. 

Read More Published: 06.12.18

Scottish Minister endorses Nature as the best playground

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Maree Todd MSP, Minister for Children and Young People was Key Speaker at Scotland's Play Council Seminar on the benefits of outdoor play in the home, early learning and childcare, in school and in the community, held on Saturday 17 November 2018, and organised by Play Scotland.

Read More Published: 28.11.18

Winners announced for the Nature of Scotland Awards 2018


Read more here from RSPB about 2018 winners and shortlist, including the SNH Youth and Education Award. 

Read More Published: 28.11.18

Freshspace – Helping #GirlsGetOot in Local Nature Spaces


Read more on this new campaign by Scottish Natural Heritage and Young Scot to inspire young women to get outside, in this blog from Scottish Natural Heritage posted November 21, 2018. Find out more on the project’s origins and how you can get involved and help #GirlsGetOot

Read More Published: 28.11.18

Three cheers for the 1, 2 Crew


The fantastic 1,2 History Crew from Arbroath Academy, an after-school youth group, took out the Best Contribution to a Heritage Project by Young People category at the Scottish Heritage Angel Awards.  They were recognised for creating the Arbroath Abbey Trail, an interactive treasure hunt designed to help other young…

Read More Published: 28.11.18

Scotland’s Outdoor Learning Directory aims to provide a portal to services supporting outdoor learning which are provided by these Scottish organisations.

Forestry Commission Scotland Scottish Natural Heritage Lomond & Trossachs NP Natural Scotland Cairngorms National Park Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh SEPA Education Scotland Historic Environment Scotland