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Burley LibraryThe Burley Community Library website, giving details of all the facilities and events in the library, is now available.
Find out about the opening times, renewing/reserving books, computer access and courses, regular and special events and much more.

Burley Village Website

logoThis website is wholly funded by the Burley in Wharfedale Community Trust.
The results for the CHRISTMAS DRAW can be viewed HERE.

Parish Council website

Parish Council website

Burley Painting, by Ian Middleton

This painting, commissioned by Burley Community Trust in May 2018, is now available online or can be viewed at the Somerville Gallery in Otley. There is also an exhibition of the painting in the Library in Burley.Various options based on size, material and price are available to purchase and there are attractive mini prints, coasters and a presentation box detailing how the painting was created.
Please support this unusual venture: it is a valued legacy painting of the village by an acclaimed Royal Academy artist who lives in Burley.
See the painting in the library, visit the Somerville Gallery in Otley (almost opposite the Courthouse) or go online at to view this and other paintings in Ian's collection.

Burley Christmas Lights, Market and Craft Fair

paintingOur thanks go to all the volunteers and those taking part. It is a very special village event that needs a lot of cooperation, effort and community spirit. Enjoy the lights and please give generously in the collection boxes in the shops pubs restaurants and cafe's in the village. It all helps to ensure that the lights continue (the bucket collection on the day raised 617.40).

Loads more photos of the day HERE

Community Trust AGM - Tuesday 08 January

Burley in Wharfedale Community Trust (BWCT) is holding its AGM at 7:30pm in the Parish Centre, Station Road,on Tuesday 8th January 2019. Anybody resident in the village is entitled to attend, but only current members of the Trust are permitted to vote on Agenda items.
BWCT is a registered charity run by a group of voluntary Trustees. Its income is derived from Membership subscriptions, fund raising activities and grants.
If you would like to consider becoming a Trustee then please email Duncan Ault at
For more information on the activities of the Trust, how to become a member, and to view the Agendas for the two meetings mentioned above please visit our web site