Outdoor Play

nursery-session-02-april-2013Outdoor play is vital to children’s development and wellbeing – this well known fact is now being backed up by countless studies as childcare and play professionals are recognising the range of benefits the outdoors can have on children. We’ve gathered up a few links on outdoor play, and we have even more on our Outdoor Play Pinterest board.


The Wild Network – Project Wild Thing film

Every Child OutdoorsRSPB

Wild About Play, Research Report University of Gloucestershire

Children in the Outdoors: a literature reviewEducation Scotland

Outdoor PlayCommunity Playthings

Dirt is Good campaign


Outdoor Play locations in the Highlands

Craggan Outdoors Activity Centre

Abriachan Forest Trust

Forestry Commission Scotland

Landmark Forest Adventure Park

Badaguish Outdoor Centre

Boots n Paddles

G2 Outdoors

Monster Activities

Loch Insh Watersports


Ice Factor