Celebrating Local Greenspace at the Hermitage of Braid

Local greenspaces – nature reserves, parks, allotments, or play areas – are the green lungs for our towns and cities, and vitally important to all of us. Providing natural habitats for wildlife to flourish, space for our minds to be free from the stresses of daily life, and pleasant places to play, jog or walk the dog, these precious places make our neighbourhoods great places to live in. Scotland’s towns and cities are well-endowed with greenspaces, and Edinburgh is particularly blessed. At this time of the year when spring and winter are battling for domination, the places on your doorstep are particularly valuable, and it’s great to be able to get out for a good walk without going too far afield.

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