Who are parks for? Facing up to inequality in access to urban nature

By Fay Holland | 17 May 2021

Last week Groundwork published a new report, developed with contributions from 23 organisations, looking at what we know about equity in access to nature in our towns and cities.

Out of Bounds brings together evidence showing that, although people from all walks of life value spending time in parks and natural spaces, not everyone has good quality access. We found that low-income households, ethnic minorities, and disabled people were among the groups living further from good quality green space and visiting less often.

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