From gentle jaunts to rad routes…

There are so many places to cycle and mountain bike around Otley it would be impossible to list them all on one web page…

But fear not, we’ve done the hard work for you. Follow the links below to find a host of cycle routes and trails to suit every taste.


Otley Cycle Club rides
Otley’s historic Cycle Club members have covered thousands of miles of the surrounding areas to come up with their favourite routes. They’re categorised as Gentle, Stretching or Strenuous, depending on a combination of distance and climbs.
Check them out here


Map My Ride Otley
Route mapping website Map My Ride has an astonishing 13 pages of cycling and mountain biking routes around Otley. The site is a bit tricky to navigate, but once you get the hang of it, you’ll soon be on your way.
Have a look here


Leeds List Top 10 MTB trails in Leeds
Leeds List in 2018 compiled their top 10 MTB trails in Leeds – eight of them are in Otley or within a few miles drive.
See the top ten here


On Yorkshire’s top cycling and MTB routes
Slightly less comprehensive is this list of suggested routes from online magazine On Yorkshire, which includes routes from Otley and some at nearby Harewood House.
Take a peek at their list here


JGxMTB Otley Chevin MTB ride
This great site by Joey Gilchrist as a 7.25-mile mountain bike route around the Chevin. Check out the video above.
You can see the route on Strava
And the write up is here