2017 is the year of heritage, history and archaeology.
To celebrate this we have launched our Heritage and History campaign to promote the diversity of Scotland’s parks and greenspaces highlighting projects that are working to develop park and greenspace heritage.
Current heritage projects include:
Monteath Mausoleum Restoration, Glasgow Necropolis, Glasgow
The Friends of Glasgow Necropolis project to fund, conserve and restore the historic Monteath Mausoleum
Outdoor Gym for Glasgow Green, Glasgow Green, Glasgow
Installing a new outdoor gym close to the site of the old gym that was donated the equipment of an outdoor gymnasium by Mr D G Fleming in 1860.
Play like a Roman, Kinneil Estate, Falkirk
Close to the historic Antonine Wall within Kinneil Estate this project will help create an area to play like a Roman!
Sparkle and Grit!, Carron Dams Local Nature Reserve, Stenhousemuir
“Sparkle & Grit!” will take you on a journey through time through Carron Dams Local Nature Reserve where you will find out for yourselves just how far-reaching Carron Company was, its impact on people living and working here, and how its products changed the world as ordinary folk knew it.
Space to Grow, Learn and Dream together, B-listed Granton Castle Walled Garden, Edinburgh
‘Granton’s lost Castle Garden to re-open soon! Help create a space to meet and dream for visitors to this unique walled garden.
Zetland Park Grangemouth Heritage Lottery Fund, Zetland Park, Grangemouth
Friends of Zetland Park have been tasked with raising £25000 as part of their £2.5M Heritage Lottery Fund bid. In partnership with the Rotary Club of Grangemouth who have pledged £8,333 we as a community need to come together to raise the remaining £16,667.
See all the Heritage and History Projects
It’s not too late to join in the campaign – If you would like to see your community growing and food project listed along with the projects below please get in touch firstname.lastname@example.org
Previous successful projects include the West Boathouse restoration in Glasgow Green, watch the video below to find out about the project.