An amazing new community project is on its way!

We are so excited to announce that the first ever community owned woodlands project for

Harrogate and Knaresborough is underway!

As Nidd Gorge Community Action we have secured initial funding and received professional advice to establish a Community Benefit Society (Long Lands Common Limited) and draw up a Community Shares offer.

We are now ready to empower individuals, families, schools, community groups and businesses to make history and join forces to purchase land through a share scheme, so that all ages can enjoy working together whilst reaping the many special benefits, for people and the environment, that a community owned woodland will bestow:


Buy Shares

take back control of the land


grow the forest

protect the green belt

enhance biodiversity

tackle climate change and flooding

build community

leave a legacy


To find out more about Long Lands Common as a community owned woodlands project and the benefits for you, your school, community group or business, and how to become a shareholder, please explore the rest of our website.

If you have any questions at all, please get in touch. We look forward to hearing from you.

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