Approximately five percent of the Bradford District is covered by woodland, some of it steep sided valleys and 'cloughs' which support remnants of the ancient Oak and Birch woodlands of the South Pennines.
The Council owns and manages large areas of woodland. Some of these are listed in the Collins Guide to the most beautiful woodlands in Yorkshire and the North East including:
Middleton Woods (Ilkley), Judy Woods (Bradford), St Ives Estate (Bingley)
Buck Wood, Judy Woods, St Ives Estate and Northcliffe Woods have active 'Friends of' groups, who work with the service to care for and protect the woodlands. For more information please call 01274 433828.
The Parks and landscape Service provide a full range of arboriculture services to both the public and the private sector. For further information please call 01274 434826.
Other woodlands across the District include:
Bierley Woods, Hebers Gill Wood, Black Carr Wood, Holden Park Woodland, Chellow Dene Woods, Horton Park Country Park, Crabtree Gill Woodland, Jer Wood, Crossley Wood, Low Wood (Keighley), The Dell Woodland, Midgley Wood, Elam Wood, Milner Wood, Esholt Woodland, Nailor Rough, Fairbank Wood, Northcliffe Woods, Gravel Pits Woodland, Panorama Wood, Griff Wood, Park Wood, Heaton Woods, Shipley Glen Woodland, Hirst Woods.
Try putting your postcode in the Woodland Trusts 'find your nearest Woodland' gadget to see what you can discover!
Click on woodland name for further details
- Ainsbury Corner Wood
- Backstone Beck - Community Woodland
- Becks Road East Wood Community Woodland
- Becks Road West Wood Community Woodland
- Bell Bank Wood St Ives Community Woodland
- Belmont Wood
- Ben Rhydding Gravel Pits
- Bierley Hall Wood
- Bierley Woods
- Birkey Bank Wood
- Black Carr Wood
- Blackshaw Urban Park
- Blakey Wood
- Boars Well Wood