see "Information" for joining details.

BWCT Monthly Draw

Winners in the BWCT SEPTEMBER draw can be viewed HERE

Parish Council website
Parish Council website
Burley Library

The library is open during the following hours:

  • Mondays & Thursdays:
    9:30 am to 7 pm
    (Scrabble on Monday mornings)
  • Tuesdays & Fridays:
    2:30 pm to 5 pm
    (Village Archives open Fridays 2:30-4:30pm)
  • Saturdays: 9:30 am to 4 pm
The Roundhouse


The Roundhouse is available for hire to local groups and organisations from 5 per hour - To hire, contact Niccola Swan on 863826, email

Community Trust - 2 Trustees wanted

Burley in Wharfedale Community Trust (BWCT) is a registered charity set up in 2003 to maintain various assets and to improve facilities in the village. It is run by a group of volunteer trustees who meet 5 times a year to coordinate and decide on various activities/actions.
We currently have 10 trustees and need to increase this number to 12 if possible, We are looking for local Burley residents who are interested in maintaining and improving some of the village assets and are willing to commit a small amount of their time on a voluntary basis to furthering these aims. If you are interested and wish to find out more please contact: Duncan Ault on 07939 110653 or e mail

Burley House Friends of the Field Working Group

This meets on the 2nd Sunday of the month throughout the year between 10am and 12noon (with minor exceptions and weather permitting) and one evening a week during the summer months (see village diary). The Group carries seasonal tasks such as grass raking, orchard maintenance, planting, removal of himalayan balsam from the beck etc. All welcome.
Information on Burley House Field and the Friends can be found on Burley Parish Council website and on the notice boards on the field. Posters giving the tasks for each month are listed on posters at the main entrances to the field.

Plans for Greenholme Mills

Greenholme MillsA new website has been created by the Village Website Committee, covering the proposed development of Greenholme Mills. Some of the more relevant 48 documents can now be viewed and/or downloaded from the site, which can be found HERE, and under the "Links" button on the main menu.

New display in Burley Library

From now until after the Burley Festival, there is a new exhibition in the Burley Library. It features Alfred J. Brown, a Burley resident and writer, during the early 20th Century. The life and literary works of Burley resident, ALFRED J. BROWN 1894-1969 WALKER, WRITER AND PASSIONATE YORKSHIREMAN

Burley-in-Wharfedale Community Trust (BWCT) Membership

Membership subscriptions for BWCT are now due for 2015. We would like to thank all those who supported the Trust during the past year and to encourage new members to join. The Trust is a charity run by volunteers. It looks after and maintains a variety of assets and gardens in the Village as well as organizing the Duck Race, Hanging Baskets and Christmas Lights.
Please join for 2015/16 (10 individuals, 15 families). Online subscriptions can be made HERE or by sending a cheque to: John Grimshaw 1 Hopps Barn, Back Lane, Burley in Wharfedale LS29 7ED.