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The town was first recorded in the Domesday Book as a Market town but there is evidence that ancient Britons dwelt here in the days before the Romans built their road through the town. The Normans built a castle here and history tells us that it was from here that a great army was assembled to march on Runnymede in an attempt to force King John.
Otley is a market town and civil parish at a bridging point on the River Wharfe, in the City of Leeds metropolitan borough in West Yorkshire, England.
Historically a part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, the population at the census. It is in two parts: south of the river is the historic town of Otley and to the north is Newall, which was formerly a separate y: England. Otley has its origins as a town in Saxon times, its name coming from Othe, Otho or Otta, a personal name, and the Old English for a wood clearing but its history dates much further back.
The Wharfedale Valley was carved with the melting of Ice Age glaciers that left behind the dramatic landscapes that surround the town today – and those. Modern market town. The Official guide to Otley historic market town. book machines died down somewhat in the second half of the 19th century, so Otley had to reinvent itself somewhat.
It became known for its busy market, which folk would travel from all over to visit. It also has one of the largest numbers of pubs per head of any town in the UK, with 21 pubs people. Otley. Otley-born Keith Spence looks back on the colourful history of his birthplace – and finds a few surprises The Irish invasion, the Gunpowder Plot, the printing press that rocked the world, John Wesley’s famous horse, the Chippendale connection and how the sight of the Chevin influenced one of the world’s most famous paintings – these are just a few of the historical gems I’ll be.
The Historic Otley Ale Trail. Make a night of it and enjoy the best of Otley’s traditional pubs by following the Historic Otley Ale Trail, which will guide you around all of the town’s watering holes and show you where Otley’s ‘lost pubs’ used to be.
Things to do Otley Chevin Forest Park. The Historic Otley Ale Trail is your guide Official guide to Otley historic market town. book Otley’s pubs. The trail takes you round all the town’s pubs and shows you where Otley’s ‘lost pubs’ used to be.
In Otley, it is almost a case of what hasn’t in the past been a pub. We hope you enjoy visiting the pubs and exploring Otley.
Come and enjoy the numerous pubs in the historic. Heather has also written A Bicycle Ride in Yorkshire, an illustrated guide to the route Le Tour Yorkshire. Little Peak has more books about cycling to come, so watch this space. See our other cycling sections below for more details to help you create the perfect cycling stay in Otley, cycling capital of the UK.
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Otley market is held on Tuesday, Friday and Saturday in the market square next to the Town Clock and adjoining street. The market has something for everyone.
There are clothes stalls, food stalls. Market-day, Friday. Otley appears in Domesday Book as Othelia. It occupies a fine situation, and has many interesting associations. Machine-making is the principal industry; there are also worsted and leather mfrs., tanning, brick and tile making, printing, &c., and a good trade in agricultural produce.
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Otley is a vibrant, historic market town in the heart of Yorkshire with a population of s people. Situated on the River Wharfe in the Lower Wharfedale Valley, located 13 miles north west of Leeds City Centre.
Otley borders the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is overlooked by the impressive Chevin Hill. Welcome to VR Otley - your Virtual Tour of this popular Yorkshire Market Town.
The concept is simple - just click on a location on one of our maps and start your tour of the town. Otley and Wharfedale ward has a population of 24, and Otley itself has a population of. The street market attracts visitors on Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays while the town has gained something of a reputation for staging big events which draw the crowds.
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The invention of Otley's world-famous Wharfedale printing machine contributed to the development of Otley's printing and engineering industry. Official Islands of Tahiti - Information on visiting Tahiti islands, Bora Bora, Moorea & other Tahitian islands in the South Pacific.
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Pontefract is a historic market town in the Wakefield District of West Yorkshire, England, near the A1 (or Great North Road) and the M62 motorway. Historically part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, it is one of the five towns in the metropolitan borough of the City of Wakefield and had a population of 30, at the Census.
Pontefract's motto is Post mortem patris pro filio, Latin for.Existing Otley Pubs The town of Otley currently has 21 public houses, in and around the local area, all of which can be found below via the map.
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