The EVOC Red Book

The online directory to find third sector Organisations, and their services across Edinburgh


Only services that are currently available during COVID-19 are listed in the directory.

In line with Government advice, most groups and organisations in the city have had to take the unfortunate decision to suspend face to face and group work activities. Please telephone or email the contacts listed for the group or organisation if you are interested in their work to check what alternative arrangements might be available.

Organisation Details

Address Station Road
Post Code EH30 9JY
Locality North West 
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  • Community Development
  • Environment/Recycling
  • Sport/Leisure/Recreation
  • Volunteering

Welcome to South Queensferry and to the picturesque Ferry Glen and Back Braes, our answer to the Lost Garden of Heligan.

The Ferry Glen is the area of land to the north of Station Road, South Queensferry and to the south of the public pathway (formerly the railway track). The total area of this woodland is 2.061 hectares (5.093 acres).The surrounding area includes the paths traditionally known as the Back Braes, the cycle path, and the woodland area which borders these. Ferry Glen holds a Green Flag in recognition of it being a quality greenspace.

Friends of the Ferry Glen is a non-profit community-based group that strives to ensure the conservation and environmental integrity of the Faerie Glen Nature Reserve (Pretoria East).

The group volunteer their time and energy to get involved with a range of projects such as:

- Fundraising
- Clean ups
- Tree planting
- Improving access
- Leading talks and walks
- Contributing to the management of the park.

For further information or if you are interested in helping out, please get in touch.