Thrive (Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust – ELGT)

Availability : Edinburgh Wide

Who is this for?

  • People aged 18 years old and over

Who provides this?

  • Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust – ELGT


This service is part of the Thrive Physical Activity & Greenspaces Collective which exists to support people experiencing mental health difficulties.

There are weekly walking groups and jogging groups as well as 8 week blocks of conservation activities being delivered across the city. There is also 12 week ‘Branching Out’ programmes running throughout the year.

How do I access this?

  • Self-referrals
  • Referrals by third parties

Is there a cost?


Is there a waiting list?


Location information

  • Parking (free and paid)
  • Wheelchair access

Opening times

Dependent on activity – the service is flexible and is intended to be as person-led as possible. Projects will be set up according to demand from incoming referrals.

Contact Details

Swanston Steading, 109/11 Swanston Road,, Edinburgh EH10 7DS

Social media:


ELGT Thrive - Information Form
(93.81 KB pdf)

ELGT Thrive - Referral Form
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ELGT Thrive - Welcome Form
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Type of support on offer:

Support in person


Black and minority ethnic communities
Loneliness/isolated groups
Older people
Substance use
Survivors of abuse

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