This page brings together a collection of reports and research analysing the value of parks in terms of economic, social, community, environmental and public health benefits.

Why Parks Matter – Evidence Base

The evidence base includes national surveys and reports on the benefits of parks. This evidence base supported the development of Making Parks Count – The Case for Parks.

Resource Library For Parks

The resource library includes resources and guides on the following:-

  • Managing Parks
  • Paying for Parks
  • Natural Capital
  • Providing Parks

Making Parks Count

A range of links to other resources that will help you use the evidence on the benefits of parks to design and deliver improvements to make your parks count. They include links to other organisations who can provide support or materials to help you think about your leadership and partnership challenges, access to up to date tools and resources on understanding the value and benefits of parks and resources to help those managing parks.