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Otley Walking Festival
June 24th to July 2nd 2017

Walking Festival calendar

Previous Day Tuesday, June 27, 2017 Next Day
5:00

EARLY BIRDS IN THE WETLANDS

Meet Jur Keessen at the Buttercross, Market Place, Otley, LS21 3AQ. Depart 5am. Visit the Otley Wetlands - champagne breakfast on site offered.

Sorry but no dogs allowed on this walk due to access restrictions.

Quiet stroll, birds, and flowers.

3 miles        3hrs.         Easy       Circular

 

9:30

OTLEY DOB PARK CIRCULAR

Meet Michael Hare, Otley Walkers, at the sundial in Wharfemeadows Park, Otley. Depart 9.30am. Sorry, no dogs due to livestock.

Farmland, ancient hunting park, historical buildings, good paths.

8 miles         5 hrs.       Moderate      Circular

 

 

9:50

TWO NEW STATIONS WALK

Meet Ray Moss at Otley bus station. 33A departs 9.50am. Walk from Kirkstall Forge station by the canal and through lovely woodland to Applerley Bridge station with an option to extend the walk by 2 miles to Guiseley. Bus back to Otley from either destination.

Canal, stations, woodland.

5 miles      2.5 hrs.      Moderate    Linear

 

10:00

OTLEY/NORWOOD EDGE CIRCULAR

Meet Ian James at Wharfemeadows car park, off Farnley Lane, Otley (Grid Ref: SE 205462). Depart 10am.

Riverside, meadows, reservoirs, edges.

12 miles    6 hrs.      Hard       Circular

 

12:20

MAP TREASURES AT THE LIBRARY

Meet Jur Keessen at Otley bus station for 12.20 X84 to Leeds or meet Yvonne Barnard at 1pm. outside Leeds University Parkinson Building. Walk the art trail around the university campus. View the amazing collection of old maps at the university’s Brotherton Library.

Fascinating unique old maps with expert input.

1 mile         3 hrs.         Easy        Circular

 

19:00

MIDSUMMER HERB WALK

Meet Herbalist Bel Charlesworth, at East Chevin Quarry car park, East Chevin Rd., Otley. Departs 7pm.  Booking opens 9 May: 07775 920079 or bel@yorkshireherbalist.co.uk.

Discover the folklore and medicinal properties of plants and trees on the Chevin.

1.5 miles   1.5 - 2 hrs.   Easy/Moderate   Circular

 

19:30

WAYZGOOSE WEAVE

Meet the Wharfedale Wayzgoose Morris Side and friends at the Otley Maypole, Manchester Square, Otley LS21 1BS. Depart 7.30pm

Dance, walk, wander & make merry via a few of Otley’s fine ale houses.

2-3 miles      2 hrs. (plus)         Easy         Circular 

 

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OtleyWalkFest Don't miss Wayzgoose Weave tonight. Pubs, music, dancing and strangely attired people trying to hit each other with… https://t.co/tMaacRfkDU
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OtleyWalkFest Spare a thought for our volunteer walk leaders out there today making #Otley WalkFest happen despite the weather. Respect ✊️
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OtleyWalkFest Think of today as an opportunity to put your waterproofs through their paces! Here's today's schedule. https://t.co/PDnZhTPOr4
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