Welcome to the Friends of Ilkley Moor Website…
The Friends of Ilkley Moor is a voluntary and democratic group composed of people who love Ilkley Moor and want to see it conserved and improved for future generations. We welcome as members anyone who shares our aims and our love for this iconic open space.
Ilkley Moor lies above Ilkley; an urban common, a site of special scientific interest , a part of the South Pennines Special Protection Area, and much more than merely a Moor celebrated in song.
Browse our website and learn more about FoIM and this special moorland habitat.
Become a Member
Join the Friends of Ilkley Moor and help us preserve this special area for future generations.
Volunteer With Us
We organise a series of volunteer days for the local community to carry out conservation activities on Ilkley Moor.
Discover Ilkley Moor
Ilkley Moor is a wonderful resource accessible to all of us and a place to be enjoyed by visitors and locals alike. Your Ilkley Moor, a place to share your photos of the moor, and overtime, Tweets and Facebook posts.
Discover The Moor
Ilkley Moor attracts a wide range of visitors with an equally wide range of interests. We have tried to categorise some of these interests below to help aid appreciation and understanding of the rich diversity of the moor.
Walk The Moor
A wonderful place to walk and explore, Heritage walks on Ilkley Moor are available to view and download. Browse each of our Heritage Walks for more details and to download a map and guide in PDF format.
The Friends of Ilkley Moor have published their eighth Events and Learning Programme, which have proved very popular since the formation of the Friends in 2009. The Programme contains thirty events and conservation days starting in May to November ranging from Wild...read more
The Friends of Ilkley Moor are pleased to announce that they have been awarded a Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) grant of £50,000 for their ‘Nature For All Project’. This is a two year project which will be delivered from October 2016 to October 2018. Thanks to National...read more
Following significant fire damage to Ilkley Moor in May, Wharfedale Brewery, based at the back of the Flying Duck Brewpub in the town, has come to the aid of a local conservation group by producing a special beer aimed at raising funds to help protect, enhance and...read more