Playing and learning outdoors in Scotland gets the thumbs up!


On 22nd October 2018, Inspiring Scotland announced a national Position Statement on playing outdoors. This was launched by the Scottish Government, Inspiring Scotland and a diverse collation group, including Scottish Natural Heritage, Forestry Commission Scotland and Historic Environment Scotland.  

Read More Published: 15.11.18

Women in Wellies video of talks now available!

Resources Events

An inspirational set of talks accessible on this webpage to be shared with young women considering careers in the rural sector.

Read More Published: 15.11.18

The National Network for Outdoor Learning website goes live!

Resources Events Contacts

Find out more about the network of organisations (including representatives from Government, Councils, professional bodies), schools and the third sector, who support and deliver Outdoor Learning in Scotland, and sign up for news and information.

Read More Published: 01.11.18

Grounds for Learning October 2018 newsletter

Take a look at this GfL newsletter (October 2018) for useful links for funding, free training, resources and ideas for outdoor learning and play. 

Read More Published: 01.11.18

East Ayrshire gets to grips with the Curriculum Outdoors Attainment Challenge!


This case study on the National Improvement Hub outlines the intervention of Curriculum Outdoors Attainment Challenge (COACh) in seven East Ayrshire schools working with children, staff and parents to embed Outdoor Learning to raise attainment in literacy and numeracy.

Read More Published: 01.11.18

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

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