Places where we can experience the outdoors, get some exercise, breathe some fresh air, run around or sit and watch. Somewhere where the countryside is recognizable and we can make a link with wildlife, and maybe our natural selves.

Cotton End Park

Ten acres of green space with an assault course and zip wires, picnic tables, trees and wildflowers. The wildlife reserve has ponds, a dipping platform and a bird watching hide. There are sheep, bee hives, and a community orchard.

Mill Park Reserve

A pocket park with ponds, a bog garden and an observation platform by the stream, plus seats and a picnic bench. There is also a field centre, a butterfly garden, a human sundial, a wildflower meadow and a mini woodland.

The Butterflies of Long Buckby

A Book by Nick Roberts

Buy Nick Roberts’ book, ‘The Butterflies of Long Buckby’ and prepare for a magnificent spring.

Available now from The Peephole, 4 High Street, Long Buckby and The Library and Hub, Station Road, Long Buckby, or buy online.

All proceeds will be donated to Long Buckby Green Spaces.

Apples and Pears Day 2023

Sat. 7th October: 10am – 1pm at Market Place, Long Buckby

  • Long Buckby Green Spaces will be giving away free bags of apples & pears!
  • Long Buckby & District Gardening Club will have plants & bulbs for sale at great prices!

Donations welcome for the upkeep of Cotton End Park Orchard.

Go Green at the Library this Libraries Week!

3rd – 7th October 2023 at Buckby Library & Hub

  • Quizzes, displays, books for sale
  • Win a free book for successfully completing a quiz!
  • Come and see our displays of ‘green’ materials and projects.
  • Checkout our ‘green’ books for sale.

Farming and Wildlife Conservation – are they Compatible?

Thursday 5th October at 7:30pm at Buckby Library & Hub

An evening talk with Long Buckby farmer, Mark Jelley, and landscape recovery expert, Ian Jelley.
Mark farms Perkins Lodge Farm and Ian is director of landscape recovery at the Warwickshire Wildlife Trust.

Free entry. Refreshments available. All welcome!

Space is limited, please book a place at the library.
tel: 01327 842591; email: