UK-wide opinion poll conducted to support and inform the Playday 2013 ‘Playful places’ campaign

Results reveal that unwelcoming communities are stopping children playing out as much as they would like in the streets and areas where they live.

Views from the 3,000 children, parents and adults surveyed as part of this opinion poll show a positive attitude towards children’s play outside.  In addition to children and young people wanting to play outside, many adults also recognise the wider benefits to community and family life, such as creating a sense of community spirit and allowing families to get to know each other.

Read the full article and download the Playday 2013 opinion poll summary at the Institute for Outdoor Learning website.