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We are a self funded charity made up of fantastic volunteers dedicated to the Prince of Wales Park. We meet twice weekly on a Wednesday and Saturday morning at 9 am for half a day. Tools are provided, Each session has a first aider and a Site Manager to organise the session.


The Friends Group is divided into History, Environmental, Wildlife and Community projects all designed to make the park a more welcoming and enjoyable place to be.


The Friends Group receives no funding and depends on awards, donations and membership subscriptions. If you feel you wish to become a member or make a donation,please read on.

Get Involved

Interested and want to get involved? What should you do? Remember you don't have to be a gardener, physically strong or come to sessions regularly.

News 1

    Easter 2024

The trail is open. Get your map from behind the Drinking fountain in the park OR by clicking here AND it's FREE!

The RSPB Guided Bird Walk Rince of Wales Park 24:3:24 

We welcomed Airedale and Bradford RSPB Group on what was a beautiful sunny morning , 17 of of us set off round the perimeter path recording, Paul leading us and Carol recording the seen and heard birds identified. 

A list will be forwarded on. 

Of note a red kite was seen over to fields between the park and college, as was a peregrine , the later it was speculated would be seen more frequently as a peregrine trail has now been established with boxes on five sites across Bradford notably Damart Mills and Dolton Mills so keep your eyes peeled in the park. 

Other birds seen , Jackdaws (who apparently always fly in pairs) , thrushes, crows, blackbirds , goldfinches, blue tits, great tits . 

Many more were heard especially the elusive woodpecker, nuthatch and Robin . 

We enjoyed a  beautiful two hour walk round the park and although it was not our greatest haul of birds seen and heard it was most enjoyable .

A collection and donation was presented to the Bradford and Airedale Group of the RSPB with our thanks for including us in their programme of visits. 

Lynda Chadwick

News 2

    Forest School for adults

The Green Space Forest School are continuing with their monthly classes in the park. The classes can be booked on line (see the poster) and cover topics such as guided meditation, forest bathing, mindful photography, land art, foraging, wild teas, nature journalism and woodland crafts.

To see more or make a booking for any dates click below.

News 3

    250 anniversary

Believe it or not the canal, and the 5 rise, are 250 years old THIS MARCH!

Check out more information here. 

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