Castle Tower School in Ballymena

Dumfries House Inspires Ballymena School Project

Our sister company Nature Play Ireland has completed an extensive play space project for a school in Ballymena, Northern Ireland… inspired by our work at Dumfries House. Castle Tower is a school for pupils with a range of ages and educational needs. They needed a variety of sensory, reflective and more physical play spaces to … Continued

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See You at Specifi Glasgow

Tomorrow, we are delighted to be exhibiting at Specifi Landscape in Glasgow. The event marks Specifi Landscape’s first visit to the city, and will surely be a must-attend event for Landscape Architects, Civil Engineers and other landscape specifiers. In addition to a range of exhibitors, the event will feature a seminar on “The Water Sensitive … Continued

Loveliest play spaces brochure

Richter Spielgeräte’s Loveliest Play Spaces Revealed

Richter Spielgeräte has released a new brochure highlighting some of its loveliest play spaces of recent times, and we are delighted to be included in it. The brochure highlights five play spaces as particularly lovely, including sites in Russia, Australia and Germany, as well as two Timberplay sites in England (Timberplay) and Scotland (Timberplay Scotland). … Continued

Curve play piece by Richter Spielgerätet

New Play Ideas Brochure from Richter Spielgeräte GmbH

If you’re starting to plan your outdoor play area at this stage you may be looking for some inspiration. Richter Spielgeräte have released ‘Play Ideas’ – a catalogue of new play equipment that can be installed by exclusive suppliers Timberplay Scotland. The play equipment is all of Richter Spielgeräte’s typical quality, combining hard-wearing natural materials … Continued


‘My World Outdoors’

‘My World Outdoors’ is the new resource from Care Inspectorate highlighting the importance of outdoor play in children’s early years services.  We are passionate about children’s ability to play and have fun while also learning and developing in the outdoors so wholeheartedly welcome the move. The ‘My World Outdoors’ resource is absolutely chock-a-block with research … Continued

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Congratulations to the Civic Trust Awards Winners 2016

  We attended the awards ceremony for the Civic Trust Awards at The Swan, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London, this weekend. Our outdoor play space Harmony Outdoor Area at Dumfries House had been nominated for an award, and we were thrilled to be counted amongst such illustrious projects. The Civic Trust Awards scheme was established in … Continued


Works Begins on Euan’s Play Space in Portpatrick

Work has begun on a very special project – Euan’s Play Space in Portpatrick. It’s been just one year since we lost Euan, aged four. The son of Timberplay Scotland Director Harry Harbottle and his partner Sian Roberts, Euan had been a regular visitor to the current play space in Portpatrick, and we thought that … Continued

Abbortsford House play area

Fantastic Festive Activities at Timberplay Scotland Sites

Christmas is approaching, making it a wonderful time to visit some of our clients’ sites in Scotland. During the festive season there are lots of activities and attractions on offer to make your visit special, from Santas’ grottos to storytelling to new years’ walks. Here’s our roundup of some of the festive activities taking place … Continued

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Vote Now for Nenagh Town Park in People’s Choice Awards

We are delighted to hear that Nenagh Town Park in Ireland is in the running for People’s Choice Award for Landscape Architecture. Voting is now open on the Irish Landscape Institute inaugural People’s Choice Award for Landscape Architecture. Visit the voting page and select the thumbs up icon to vote. Voting is open until October … Continued