Eoropie Dunes Park

Eoropie Dunes Park

Nancy Ovens Outstanding Contribution to Play Award 2007 Eoropie Dunes Park is set in stunning sandy dunes and natural machair (grassland) in the far north of the Isle of Lewis. It is a unique play space for children, community members and visitors of all ages. The...
Coatbridge Parkour Park

Coatbridge Parkour Park

Nancy Ovens Award for “Innovative provision in a play landscape for children and young people” 2015 Coatbridge Parkour Park is unlike anything else in Scotland and quite possibly the biggest of its kind in the UK. The park opened in the summer of 2014...
Family and Community Development (FCDWL)

Family and Community Development (FCDWL)

Family and Community Development (FCDWL) is a double Nancy Ovens Award winner, first awarded in 2004 for its Range Adventure Playground and then again for ‘Best Play Experience’ in 2012. Children get to do things here they don’t get to do anywhere else. The Range is...
National awards applaud play projects raising the bar

National awards applaud play projects raising the bar

Grassroots play projects in Scotland have already raised the bar and many work with their local communities to set up free play facilities and get more children playing outside. The Nancy Ovens Trust is celebrating the achievements of play in Scotland with the re...
Stepps Play Park , ‘Best Space for Play 2014’

Stepps Play Park , ‘Best Space for Play 2014’

Started in 2010, a group of friends felt passionate about improving and revitalising an existing community park in Stepps in North Lanarkshire. Following public consultations on the design , they set about raising over £200,000. This has resulted in a wonderful play...

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