Stories of Award Winners

These are a small selection of previous winners

Scotland’s Play Awards 2016 – Winners and Commendations

PLAY AT HOME AWARD- WINNER Vibrant Communities - Play and Intervention - East Ayrshire The team consists of just two workers, who work with 3-6 families, giving them dedicated play workers which make a huge impact on the lives of the families and children that they...

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Duthie Park Aberdeen

Best Play Space, 2013 Duthie Park has become a multi-awarding winning environment since its £5 million restoration completed in 2013 with visitor numbers reaching over a million per year. The parkland of 44 acres was donated to the city by Miss Duthie in 1880 and...

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Selkirk’s Pringle Park

Nancy Ovens Awards, 2015 - “Play area that demonstrates the best in community involvement” Selkirk’s Pringle Park playpark was completely transformed thanks to a major redevelopment led by the local community, one hundred years after the former farmland site was first...

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Free Range Falkland Estate, Fife

Best Play Experience 2013 Free Range in Fife improve the quality of life for vulnerable primary school-aged children through outdoor play. The Free Range base camp is deep in the woods and hosts two giant tipi tents, a large sheltered communal area, wood burning stove...

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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...

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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 through...

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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...

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