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Sitting on the border between West Yorkshire and North Yorkshire in the beautiful countryside of Lower Wharfedale, Otley is a thriving market town with plenty to offer. Just 10 miles from Leeds, this pretty town is steeped in tradition – from the monthly Farmers’ Market to the quaint All Saints’ Church and picturesque Otley Chevin Country Park.
Accommodation in Otley
Browse a range of places to stay in and around Otley with our visitor’s guide to staying near the town. See our dedicated hotel page for Otley.
Stylish, spacious 1 bedroomed maisonette in Otley.3 Courthouse Street, Otley, LS21 3AN, United Kingdom
Attractions in Otley
There’s plenty of things to do in and around Otley. It’s a market town, with lots of food & drink as well as good quality shopping too. Take a stroll or bike ride up the hill above the town (The Chevin) where you will be rewarded with magnificent Wharfedale views, or sip a pint in one of the town’s several pubs and cafes for an easier time. Perhaps combine the two for the ultimate visit!
Mackenzies Yorkshire SmokehouseWood Nook Farm, Hardisty Hill, Blubberhouses, North Yorkshire, LS21 2PQ
FAQs about Otley
What is “The Chevin”?
According to Wikipedia, “The Chevin is the name given to the ridge on the south side of Wharfedale in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England”. Simply put, the Chevin is the hill next to Otley. A lot of people also call it “Otley Chevin”. As Otley is a part of the City of Leeds administrative region, this is why Wikipedia says it is “in Leeds” though it is more accurately
Where Next after Otley?
Burley in Wharfedale is just up the A65, and also you’ll find Leeds Bradford Airport is basically 5-10 minutes up the road near Yeadon, making Otley a very accessible town for those visiting Leeds and the surrounding area.