About Us

Beechbrae was born out of a dream to live more sustainably and tread lightly on the resources we have.

Our History

We are a social enterprise and charity based in Beechbrae Wood in Blackridge, West Lothian. We began in 2014 working to teach, learn & engage with our natural environment and have grown into a strong community organisation supporting our local area.

Our Why

We all need connection

We all are in need of healing

We all grow as we learn

Our Aims

  • Education
    • Providing educational activities for all ages & abilities
    • Developing skills
    • Managing & enhancing green space woodlands, and community growing
  • Health
    • Supporting, developing & improving physical, mental and emotional health through indoor and outdoor programmes
  • Community Development
    • Engaging local community with green space, woodland and community growing activities
    • Improving the quality of life for our whole community
  • Providing Greenspace & Activities
    • Improving lives of local community & public
    • Promoting & improving access to woodland, greenspace, biodiversity & wildlife
  • Improving & Protecting Natural Environment
    • Protecting, enhancing & restoring biodiversity in Blackridge & West Lothian
    • Promoting sustainable use of natural resources