Fields in Trust Scotland

Fields in Trust Scotland

Fields in Trust Scotland currently safeguard over 250 sites, including playgrounds, playing fields, and formal and informal parkland across 5,000 acres of Scotland

Camperdown Country Park

Colin RennieThe Fields in Trust Scotland Manager is Colin Rennie who can be contacted by any of the below means:
t: 01382 817427
m: 07852 938740


If you protect a site with us across Scotland, why not join us in celebrating and enjoying with Have a Field Day? We support you to organise days of fresh air fun on your sites! Find out more here.

"Our event brought thousands of families to our Fields in Trust protected site", Allison,East Ayrshire 


Fields in Trust Scotland is registered with the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator, registration number SC040357. Find out more about the Scottish Charity Regulator and their work.



Fields in Trust Scotland 90th Anniversary

Insert alternative text hereA Parliamentary Reception at Holyrood on 8th December 2015 celebrated the 90th Anniversary of Fields in Trust in Scotland. The event sponsored by Alison Johnstone MSP (Green, Lothian) heard from guest speakers, Jamie Hepburn MSP, (SNP Cumbernauld and Kilsyth) Minister for Sport, Health Improvement and Mental Health and former Scotland Rugby Union Captain Rory Lawson. Read more about the event which also saw Jillian Low collect her Fields in Trust Community Champion award, and see a gallery of pictures from the evening.



Centenary Fields in Scotland

Fiona Hyslop“We must never forget the sacrifice of those who fought and died in the First World War.  Centenary Fields is a fitting way to remember the conflict by providing a commemorative space for communities to enjoy for generations to come.”
Fiona Hyslop MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Culture and External Affairs



Guidance for Outdoor Sport and Play

Guidance for Outdoor Sport and Play'Guidance for Outdoor Sport and Play' is a one-stop shop for the practitioner – local planning authorities, developers, planners and urban designers, landscape architects and parish and town councils – in the planning and design of outdoor sport, play and informal open space.



Play Scotland Charter

Fields in TrustFields in Trust Scotland is delighted to join many partner organisations as a signatory of Scotland's Play Charter.

All children must have the right to play as an essential part of a happy childhood - whatever their age, disability, gender, ethnicity, circumstances or where they live. We believe play is a vital part of young people developing physical literacy and recognise the value of play in supporting physical health and mental wellbeing and supporting young people to become resilient and engaged members of society.




Fields in Trust Scotland are proud to partner with fellow leading organisations in the parks, recreation and green spaces sectors, including:

Greenspace Scotland My Park Scotland
Keep Scotland Beautiful Play Scotland



Fields in Trust Scotland Committee

We have a fantastic Committee guiding our work in Scotland. This comprises:

  • Mr Brian Samson Chairman (former CEO of Scottish Gymnastics, former CEO Scottish Cycling, former senior Manager of Sportscotland and Sport Ireland)
  • June Gilles (Partner, Davidson Chalmers, Edinburgh)
  • Mr Ewan Gillies (Marketing Company Director, former amateur rugby player and former sports coach)
  • Marguerite Hunter-Blair (CEO of Play Scotland)
  • Kate Jenkins (Planning Consultant)
  • Alison Johnstone (Member of the Scottish Parliament)
  • George MacWilliam (Solicitor, MacArthur & Co, Inverness)
  • Councillor Michael Marra (Dundee City Council)
  • Rob Murray (Former Councillor Angus Council, former Vice President of CoSLA)
  • Blair Young (Education professional and orienteering coach)