6th Green Flag for MacRosty Park


We are delighted to announce that MacRosty Park in Crieff has been awarded a Green Flag for a 6th year!

Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform, Roseanna Cunningham MSP, has welcomed the announcement which saw 70 successful parks being celebrated as 2016 award winners

Ms Cunningham visited MacRosty Park in Crieff today (Thursday 21 July) to celebrate it receiving the award for the sixth year running. Members of the Friends of MacRosty Park, Green Routes to Wellbeing and Perth and Kinross Council were on hand to celebrate how their hard work has helped to shape and improve this significant local space.

Councillor Michael Williamson, vice-convener of the Environment Committee of Perth & Kinross Council, said:

We are delighted that MacRosty Park has been awarded its sixth Green Flag Award by Keep Scotland Beautiful. It is an important public space in the heart of Crieff, and has proved invaluable as a venue for events and educational activities for the local community. Quality green spaces such as this are an important natural resource and bring great enjoyment to residents and visitors alike.


All parks are assessed by volunteer judges with a background in parks management, conservation or ecology. Applicants are judged against testing criteria which includes assessing whether the park or green space is welcoming, safe, well-maintained and secure.

I would like to add a personal thank you from me (Ros) to everyone who helps in the park, in particular in the build up to the green flag assessment and celebration.  We got muddy, got wet (and sunburned) and hopefully we had fun regardless.  This would not have been possible without the support and enthusiasm of the volunteers and the Friends of MacRosty Park (past and present) and we are all incredibly grateful for their commitment.


Five Years of Green Flag Awards for MacRosty Park – Thank you volunteers!

We are delighted to share the news that MacRosty Park in Crieff has been awarded a Green Flag by Keep Scotland Beautiful for the 5th year in succession.

The park is a truly beautiful place to spent time at any time of year, but it is looking particularly lovely in the summer sun. We know that this is because of the hard work of all the volunteers who give their time to help keep the flower beds blooming marvelous,

Thank you to everyone who has volunteered in MacRosty Park in 2015.

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If you would like to volunteer in MacRosty Park please contact Susan Whyte, MacRosty Greenspace Ranger.

email: GreenspaceRangers@pkc.gov.uk or phone (direct dial): 01764 657776