Wild About Wetherby


The ‘Wild About Wetherby’ project has been running since 2012. It is funded by ‘Aspire Community Benefit Society’ and provides a twice weekly service to those attending the Barlyfields Community Centre in Wetherby.

Our activities include walks in the countryside, visits to nature reserves, practical conservation work and cycling, as well as outings to museums, parks and gardens, and, of course, spending time at the Open Country Allotment!

A woman at an allotment eating a big spoonfull of vegetable stew.

Tasting stew down at the allotment, made from our own grown veggies!

A group of people standing by a stone wall with trees behind.

Enjoying a walk at Burley-in-Wharfedale

We always have a good time when we go out with Open Country! We’ve seen places we’ve never seen before and learnt a lot about wildlife. I find the staff both knowledgeable and supportive.


Support Worker, Aspire

A woman smelling some rhododendron flowers on a bush.

Rhododendrons at Moorlands Nature Reserve

Five people with hard hats on standing next to a big tree holding bat boxes.

Putting up bat boxes at the allotment

Six people with woolly hats on walking on a track on a cold, foggy day with grass and trees in the background.

A winter walk at Harewood Estate

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