Covid-19 update – All car parks are closed to visitors. The only traffic in St.Ives should be those who live or work on the Estate. Any other car journey is outside the guidelines for the Covid-19 “lockdown”. For the time being the only visits to St.Ives should be done on foot.

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Welcome to the Friends of St.Ives Estate website

Located near Bingley in West Yorkshire, St Ives Estate is a country park of 500 acres belonging to Bradford Metropolitan District Council with Public access to a large part of the area. The Estate is the former country home of the Ferrand family who sold the estate to Bingley Urban district Council in 1928 (see History section). Bingley UDC became part of Bradford in 1974, when the number of local authorities was reduced. The Estate has a large childrens’ play area, plenty of scope for walkers and a cafe. The Friends of St Ives (also known as FOSI) is a group promoting activities on the Estate, whilst conserving the traditions. The Estate is used for a diverse range of activities from golf, archery, bird watching, walking and horse riding to angling on Coppice pond.

Grid Ref: SE096391 / Lat: 53:50:54N Lon: 1:51:17W

This website is currently under construction and the content will change as our webmaster sends updates.

Thank you for your patience, if you need to contact us or see what’s going on please visit our Facebook page;¬† www.facebook.com/TheFriendsOfStIvesEstate

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