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About Us

Wildside in Scotland is a social enterprise dedicated to practical action with children, the environment and community greenspace. We specialise in outdoor adventure playgrounds, Forest School education and outdoor learning.

We aim to:

  • provide training an education in the development of individual capabilities, skills and understanding in Outdoor Learning and Play
  • to establish and support the establishment of community enterprises offering adventure play, outdoor learning, local food production/sales to local outlets, scrap store and upcycling facilities and outdoor cooking/catering
  • provide an outreach service in Local Authority areas where our services are aligned to the Authority’s service aims
  • establish a service to deliver play opportunities and related activities on local outdoor green spaces for children and their families
  • establish services to support community involvement in greening vacant and derelict land through woodland planting and the development of play site activity in the wider community

Wildside in Scotland has a trusted and proven track record in providing woodland learning, natural play, project management and landscape design expertise throughout the UK including for PLAYLINK. Expertise also includes 15 years of experience in managing risk in play provision and delivery of training to Health & Safety Officers in practical risk benefit assessment.