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Welcome to the official website of The

Friends of Bracken Hall Countryside Centre!

Aire Debri Removal Initiative updates:



25-04-16 ADRI update:

Hello All. It’s been quite some time since my last update, many apologies for this. I have been undertaking some voluntary work in Cyprus to help tackle the illegal bird trapping issue here and between this, work and trouble getting on to the internet it’s been a struggle keeping the updates coming.

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Bracken Hall Countryside Centre, Glen Road, Baildon, West Yorkshire, BD17 5EA, ENGLAND


Friday 16-09-16

Friday night's attendance for our twice-yearly bat walk was nothing short of outstanding. Even though we were running around 15 minutes late, by the time we set off onto the Glen we had around 50 adults and 15 kids! We hope this is a sign of things to come.

Below is a photo of the packed classroom with the entertaining and informative Ed Sherratt of West Yorkshire Bat Group giving a presentation before the walk.

Photo credit: Jules the website guy!

Saturday 17-09-16

We have just acquired our second contributor to the Friends of Bracken Hall website and you can see his first pictures here. Thank you Andrew!

It's coming up to that spooky time of year - Halloween - and we have got scary things planned, for youngsters and adults alike! Click here for details.

Stay tuned for full details of both these events!