20 Attractions to Explore Near Otley Chevin Forest Park
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1.56km from Otley Chevin Forest Park
The Chevin Forest Park is a wooded escarpment overlooking Otley, with fabulous views over the Wharfe valley. This local nature reserve comprising 700 acres of woodland and crags. The Chevin is largely covered in attractive old woodland and heathland. It is a part of the Carboniferous Millstone Grit group. A Roman road ran along the top of the Chevin, part of the road that linked Eboracum (York), Calcaria (Tadcaster) and Olicana (Ilkley), perhaps on the same route as the modern road, Yorkgate, or
Golden Acre Park
5.98km from Otley Chevin Forest Park
A popular park, well known for its circular lakeside walk, wonderful gardens, and popular tea rooms. The park contains gardens and plant collections parkland, lake, streams, ponds, and woodland a cafe with outdoor seating facilities, and wheelchair-accessible public toilets.
8.49km from Otley Chevin Forest Park
Eccup reservoir is a reservoir in Alwoodley, a suburb of Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. It was first constructed in 1843 and later expanded. The open water area is 91 hectares, making it largest area of water in West Yorkshire. The reservoir and the surrounding woodlands are both Sites of Special Scientific Interest and it attracts a lot of tourists to this area.
Abbey House Museum
9.01km from Otley Chevin Forest Park
Abbey House Museum is Leeds' primary social history museum. With the northwest gatehouse forming the core of the Museum, this site has a long history which is reflected in its displays. With displays covering the Victorian streets of Leeds, childhood, and life through the ages, plus an annual special exhibition program, it is recognized as Leeds' most family-friendly museum.
9.14km from Otley Chevin Forest Park
Kirkstall Abbey is a feat of historic architecture set amid a haven of wildlife and greenery. This medieval Cistercian Abbey is one of the most impressive and offbeat ruins in the country. It is situated in the midst of vast parkland on the banks of River Aire. It offers the perfect introduction to the life of 12-century monks. One of the unique locations which pave light to the history of th is area.
9.18km from Otley Chevin Forest Park
Harewood sits in the heart of Yorkshire and is one of the Treasure Houses of England. The House was built in the 18th century and has art collections to rival the finest in Britain. The house is a Grade I listed building and a number of features in the grounds and courtyard have been listed as Grade I, II, and II*.
9.75km from Otley Chevin Forest Park
Salts Mill is a place for art, dining, and shopping in one stunning historic building. Parking and entrance are free. The mill has many paintings by the local artist David Hockney on display and also provides offices for Pace plc. When completed, the mill was the largest industrial building in the world by total floor area. It is a grade II* listed building. The mill closed in 1986 and the following year it was sold to Jonathan Silver, who began a long renovation scheme.
Bradford Industrial Museum
10km from Otley Chevin Forest Park
The Bradford Industrial Museum, founded in 1974, specializes in Moorside Mills, Eccleshill, Bradford, United Kingdom, the remains of the local industry, particularly printing and textile machinery, kept in working condition for the public in regular exhibitions. There is a horse emporium in the canteen block plus a shop mill, and admission is free.
Shipley Glen Tramway
10.03km from Otley Chevin Forest Park
Shipley Glen Tramway is a majestic manmade monument that was opened in 1895, Britain’s oldest working funicular offers a steep ride up to the sprawling site of long gone fairgrounds. An Edwardian sweet shop at the top station serves as a nod to that era. You can have a scenic stroll across expansive moors to discover dozens of the carved rocks, largely found near Dobrudden Farm. Theories on how they were used by ancient inhabitants range from religious ceremonies to tools for shaping stone axes
10.49km from Otley Chevin Forest Park
Ilkley Moor is the perfect place not only to appreciate the panoramic views, but to also sample one of Ilkley's greatest attractions. The moor, which rises to 402 m above sea level, is well known as the inspiration for the Yorkshire "county anthem" On Ilkla Moor Baht 'at.
10.8km from Otley Chevin Forest Park
Fewston Reservoir is located in the Washburn valley north of Otley and west of Harrogate in Yorkshire, England. It was built in 1879. The capacity is about 3.5 million cubic meters. It was surrounded by mixed, mostly coniferous woodland, the paths are well maintained on the 3.7-mile walk, which is flat virtually all the way around. Cyclists and horse-riders can also make use of their own permitted tracks in the surrounding woodlands.
Meanwood Valley Urban Farm
11.19km from Otley Chevin Forest Park
Meanwood Valley Urban Farm is a working farm in Leeds, open 365 days a year for the public to visit our animals, gardens, and flourishing woodland. It demonstrates a variety of wildlife habitats, organic farming, and sustainability over 24 acres to members of the public, and introduces schoolchildren to various aspects of farming and the environment.
11.4km from Otley Chevin Forest Park
Lister Park is a beautiful public park in Bradford. It is one of the city's largest parks and was purchased by the City of Bradford for half its commercial value from Samuel Cunliffe Lister, who built Lister's Mill. It contains an open air swimming pool and the Cartwright Hall art gallery and so more.
11.43km from Otley Chevin Forest Park
The Dales Way is an 84-mile Long-distance footpath in Northern England, from Ilkley, West Yorkshire to Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria. following mostly riverside paths and passing through the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park and the gentle foothills of southern Lakeland to the shore of England's grandest lake.
RHS Garden Harlow Carr
11.47km from Otley Chevin Forest Park
Harlow Carr is a showcase of horticultural excellence and it is one of England’s most relaxing and innovative gardens at the gateway to the Yorkshire Dales. You can wander through the tranquil surroundings of this stunning 58-acre garden and gain ideas for your own borders, or simply relax with family and friends on a leisurely stroll.
11.48km from Otley Chevin Forest Park
Cartwright Hall Art Gallery is one of the U.K's leading regional art galleries. Situated in the picturesque Lister Park, the civic art gallery has permanent art collections. In addition, the gallery plays host to a number of temporary in-house curated exhibitions and visiting exhibitions, working with partners such as the National Portrait Gallery, V&A Museum of Childhood, the British Museum in London and many more national and international venues.
11.65km from Otley Chevin Forest Park
Woodhouse Moor is predominantly open grassland, with avenues of mature trees, and includes a playground, a skate park, a multi-use games area, and a small car park, by Hyde Park Corner, and a bowling green, tennis courts and allotments along Moorland Road, as well as several imposing statues. The park has five main paths which meet in the centre, each is tree-lined and they divide the park into different areas of usage.
Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills
11.68km from Otley Chevin Forest Park
Leeds Industrial Museum is a majestic museum which was housed inside Armley Mills, once the world’s biggest woolen mill. Here you can enjoy the experiences of the generations who worked here and see the magnificent Grade II listed historic building. Step back in time to learn about the industrial history of Leeds from manufacturing textiles and clothing to printing, engineering, and locomotives, which the city was world-famous for.
Bingley Five-Rise Locks
12km from Otley Chevin Forest Park
Bingley Five-rise lock staircase is the most spectacular feature of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal. It is situated about half a mile north of Bingley Station, about 17 miles north west of Leeds and about 12 miles south east of Skipton. They are the steepest staircase locks on the longest canal in the country! Probably why they are one of our Seven wonders of the waterways.
12.27km from Otley Chevin Forest Park
Tropical World at Roundhay Park in Leeds is the city’s most popular family attraction. You can meet crocodiles, monkeys, butterflies, bats, snakes and a gorgeous family of meerkats with babies! It is is one of the UK's most popular garden tourist attractions and home to the largest collection of tropical plants outside Kew Gardens.