Otley Walking Festival starts this weekend

Putting Otley’s best foot forward

If you’ve just recovered from Otley Carnival at the weekend, it’s time to get going again… so strap on your walking boots ready to join in with the Otley Walking Festival that starts on Saturday.

The festival, which runs to Sunday June 30, will feature 55 walks and events from old favourites such as the Six Dales Trail, Cakes and Ale, and Walking with Wine, to new themed walks: Poetry in the Park, The Otley Print Round, On The Beat in 1957, and the Railway Pioneers Walk.

The festival is a great opportunity to enjoy all that the town and the surrounding Wharfedale countryside have to offer, plus there’s the chance to meet other friendly folk.

All walks have interesting features – not only the fabulous Otley countryside but the chance to enjoy cakes en route, and drink ale in many of the local pubs.

For a full programme of events, see otleywalkingfestival.co.uk