Visit Otley - Bustling town alongside stunning Chevin

Discover Otley

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.

1 The Old Chapel

Otley, LS21 1LR, United Kingdom

The Horse & Farrier

7 Bridge Street, Otley, LS21 1BQ, United Kingdom

The cottage a 2 bed at Meagill farm country retrea

Meagill Lane, Otley, LS212PE, United Kingdom

Stylish, spacious 1 bedroomed maisonette in Otley.

3 Courthouse Street, Otley, LS21 3AN, United Kingdom

Otley town centre apartment

2 Mount Pisgah, Otley, LS21 3DX, United Kingdom

Meagill farmhouse hot tub bbq hut sauna

Meagill Lane farmhouse, Otley, LS212PE, United Kingdom

Chevin Country Park Hotel & Spa

Yorkgate, Otley, LS21 3NU, United Kingdom

Chevin End Guest House

West Chevin Road, Menston, Otley, LS29 6BE, United Kingdom

Black Horse Hotel

Black Horse Hotel, Westgate, Otley, West Yorkshire, LS21 3AS

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!

The Fleece

Westgate, Otley, West Yorkshire, LS21 3DT

Mackenzies Yorkshire Smokehouse

Wood Nook Farm, Hardisty Hill, Blubberhouses, North Yorkshire, LS21 2PQ

Horse and Farrier Inn

7 Bridge Street, Otley, West Yorkshire, LS21 1BQ

Chevin Country Park Hotel & Spa

Yorkgate, Otley, West Yorkshire, LS21 3NU

Wedding Belles Otley

5 New Inn Court, Otley, West Yorkshire, LS21 3AJ

The Traditional Sweet Shop

3 New Market, Otley, West Yorkshire, LS21 3AE


Otley, West Yorkshire, LS21 1AU

Otley Courthouse

Otley Courthouse, Courthouse Street, Otley, West Yorkshire, LS21 3AN

Otley Market

Market Square, Otley, West Yorkshire, LS21 3AH

Otley Tourist Information Centre

Nelson Street, Otley, West Yorkshire, LS21 1EZ

E-Bike Shop

Leeds Road, Otley, West Yorkshire, LS21 1DL

Chevin Cycles

Gay Lane, Otley, West Yorkshire, LS21 1BR

Chevin Forest Park

White House, Johnny Lane, Otley, West Yorkshire, LS21 3JL

Bondgate Bakery

30 Bondgate, Otley, West Yorkshire, LS21 1AD

Chevin Country Park Hotel & Spa

Yorkgate, Otley, West Yorkshire, LS21 3NU

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.