This research commissioned by SNH collected evidence from teachers themselves about individual learning events during the summer terms of 2006 and 2014. The survey generated data to construct a comprehensive account of a national changing picture since the inception of Curriculum for Excellence. Report citation: Mannion, G., Mattu, L. & Wilson, M. 2015. Teaching, learning, and play in the outdoors: a survey of school and pre-school provision in Scotland. Scottish Natural Heritage Commissioned Report No. 779.