Blue sky, green space: Understanding the Contribution Parks and Green Spaces can make to Improving People’s Lives

This document outlines in the broadest sense how the wide range of green spaces – from parks and gardens to city farms, country parks, woodlands and wildlife sites to play areas, allotments to urban plazas – bring benefits to poeople and cities, whether provided and managed by statutory agencies, local authorities or by community led and managed groups such as community gardens.