Cycle Routes

Below we have compiled a list of the favourite routes of riders in and around Otley. 

Short Routes:

Here are some short routes that take you in and around Otley.  We continually add more routes to these pages.  Short Routes are routes that are under 15 miles, and do not contain many hills.

Route: Otley, Farnley, Stainburn, Huby and back (14.8 miles)

This route is 14.8 miles long.  It has an initial climb out of Otley but then has undulating hills across to Almscliff Cragg.

http://connect.garmin.com/course/3455521

Otley to Ilkley Return Route (12 miles)

http://connect.garmin.com/course/4719075#.Uj1juc7SwwY.email

Otley and Lindley Wood Loop (13 miles)

http://connect.garmin.com/course/3587781#.Uj1sb1vHMIg.email

Otley, Cragg and around (13 miles)

http://connect.garmin.com/course/4403963#.Uj1vATvMktY.email

Otley to Ilkley Riverside Gardens (15 miles)

http://connect.garmin.com/course/5228177#

 

Medium Routes:

All our routes are circular so you can start and stop from Otley.  Our medium routes are from 15 miles through to 30miles.  Please ensure you are prepared for these distances and have at least a bike pump and puncture repair kit.

Enjoy our routes, and get involved – add your comments, make your recommendations, let us know if you have another favourite route.

Route: Otley, Farnley, Stainburn, North Rigton, Huby and back (19 miles)

http://connect.garmin.com/course/3455577

Route: Otley, Askwith, Timble, Norwood, Farsley, Stainburn, Huby and back (27.7 miles)

http://connect.garmin.com/course/3924298

Route: Otley to Thruscross Res

The route is 33km long.

http://www.mapmyride.com/workout/477440859  

Otley, Shipley, Yeadon, A660 (18 miles)

http://connect.garmin.com/course/4787038#.UkW5gBj8U64.gmail

 Otley and Harlow Carr Circular (22 miles)

http://connect.garmin.com/course/3108545#.Uj1rNg3U_18.email

 Otley, Eccup and Golden Acre (21 miles)

http://connect.garmin.com/course/3200262#.Uj2uRtbp5wc.gmail

 Otley, Ilkley and Menston (17 miles)

http://connect.garmin.com/course/4842847#.UkCpoB57QQ8.gmail

Otley, Kirkby, Sicklinghall (27 miles)

http://connect.garmin.com/course/3425468#.UkWHgiyqdpA.gmail

Otley, Bramhope, Bardsey, Thorner, Shadwell (21 miles)

http://connect.garmin.com/course/4909896#.Uk2p9GnMFzM.gmail

Otley to East Keswick Circular (27 miles)

http://connect.garmin.com/course/5167403

Long Routes:

Our long routes continue on a circular nature but are ones to test the legs

Route: Otley, Timble, Darley, Beckwithshaw, and back (38 miles)

http://connect.garmin.com/course/740434

Route: Otley, Hetton, Grassington (77km)

http://www.mapmyride.com/workout/477444051

Route: Into the dales

http://www.mapmyride.com/workout/477446157

Route: Otley, Settle, Hawes and Back (194km)

http://www.mapmyride.com/workout/477448217

Route: Otley to Skipton to Ingleton (151km)

http://www.mapmyride.com/workout/477450093

Route: Otley, Shipley, Skipton, Gargrave and Hetton (104km)

http://www.mapmyride.com/workout/477451807

Route: Otley to just past Grassington (80km)

http://www.mapmyride.com/workout/477455101

Route: Otley to Grassington (65km)

http://www.mapmyride.com/workout/477456701

Route: Otley, Shipley, Keighley, Cross Hills, Skipton, Addingham and Ilkley and back. (76km)

http://www.mapmyride.com/workout/477458841

Route: Over the Border (158km)

http://www.mapmyride.com/workout/481439289

Route: To Ingleton and Back (160km)

http://www.mapmyride.com/workout/481441613