Playing out in the woods!

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Design guidance for play space

Publication date: 2006
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This short guidance note sets out principles for considering the needs of the people who will use the space. Using multi-disciplinary teams it aims to show how naturalistic play spaces can be created that act as a springboard for children’s engagement with forests and woodlands as a whole. The aim is to encourage children to explore the natural environment and to take part in active play where they have the opportunity to create their own play environments and activities.

It lists key design features and guidance.

How to obtain a copy
Please go to the Forestry Commission website to download a copy.

To obtain a copy in an alternative format or language
Please write to:
Forestry Commission Publications
PO Box 785
Stockport
SK3 3AT

Telephone: 0161 495 4845
Fax: 0161 495 4840
Email: forestry@apsgroup.co.uk

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