Children Crave Nature: National Trust Advocates for Accessible Green Spaces

The National Trust’s survey, in collaboration with First News, unveils that over three-quarters of children are eager for more frequent encounters with nature. Despite this longing, 63% of parents report the challenge of visiting natural spaces more than once weekly, with lack of easy access being a significant hurdle.

The Trust urges the government to fulfil its commitment to making nature accessible within a 15-minute walk for all, a mandate supported by 80% of surveyed parents. This call aligns with Rishi Sunak’s January 2023 pledge to ensure that everyone is just a quarter-hour away from a green sanctuary, underscoring the movement to legislate this right to nature. Read More

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