Who are we?

Friends of Buck Wood

​Friends of Buck Wood (FoBW) was established in March 2004, but changed to a less active group in 2016. The group still acts as a focus for local people from in and around Thackley in Bradford, and other users of the wood. The group worked in partnership with Bradford Council who own Buck Wood. 

There is still a working Group, the Buck Woodies

Get some exercise in the wood with our small friendly group.
We cut back brambles and holly, repair footpaths, preserve ancient sites, repair drystone walls and a variety of other tasks.
Come and join us for some green exercise and make a difference to your local woodland.
Second Saturday of the month
14.00 – 16.00
Meet at the Green Container outside the main entrance to
Buck Wood, Ainsbury Avenue
Contact number 07941 847386

We also have a Facebook page – visit the Friends of Buck Wood page, and contact us there if you wish.

And there are occasional additions to the website from former members who continue to research and record Buck Wood.  Most of these will be found by skimming through the drop-down menus at the top.  Have a look and see what’s there!

There is another website which includes articles about Buck Wood and its history:
It is written by local historians who hope you will find something enjoyable or unusual to read there.

Friends of Buck Wood took an active role in the care of the woodland. We surveyed the wildlife of the woodland, recording and photographing animals, birds, butterflies and moths, flowers, fungi, and trees – not to mention the changing seasons in this very beautiful woodland, and anything else that looked interesting.

FoBW produced leaflets about Buck Wood, to inform people about the history of the area, and to promote the wood as a place for others to visit. Some copies of most leaflets are still available – see the Contacts page for how to contact us via Bradford Council. 

Please note that all information and photographs on this website are copyright to FoBW, and should not be used without permission.

The four seasons in Buck Wood

This website is still added to occasionally  Thank you for visiting the site, we hope you enjoy it.