Ury Riverside Park SCIO
In 2023, Ury Riverside Park SCIO won the Keep Scotland Beautiful Parks & Green Spaces Award and received a Certificate of Recognition in the Gardening in a Changing Climate Award.
Ury Riverside Park is a 61ha community park for people and wildlife to enjoy together.
The Park is being developed by the community for the community from a former barley field to create somewhere special for wildlife and people. A great place to walk, jog, volunteer to help create habitats, or watch wildlife.
The Park has been developing since 2017 from former arable farmland on the flood plain of the River Ury in the heart of Inverurie. The park is being developed with a high-quality path network, areas of semi natural wetland, riparian habitats, new native woodlands, wildflower meadows and amenity grassland.
In 2022, the group were recognised with the Keep Scotland Beautiful 'Beautiful Scotland and It's Your Neighbourhood' discretionary award - joint winner of Parks and Green Spaces Award.