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Chevin Forest Park

Address: East Chevin Road | Otley, Leeds LS21 3HB, England
Phone Number: 44-1943-465-023
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Ranked #17 of 67 Attractions in Leeds
Type: Parks, Outdoors
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Set in a woodland environment on the top of Otley Chevin, the hotel/restaurant is built in the Scandinavian "log cabin" style. The lakeside restaurant serves good food - and has a six course taster menu that is great if you like to take your time overt a meal/

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59 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

This is a wonderful place to spend several hours. Split across two sides of the main road down to Otley, The Chevin forest park has a lot to offer. It is full of trees and spectacular views across to Harrogate and up past Otley and on towards the Yorkshire Dales. Lots of paths to follow-easy to spend hours here.

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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

A great place to go for a walk, if you are a keen walker or just out for a stroll. Can be extremely windy at the top during the winter so be careful if there has been rain. Beautiful views over the Yorkshire Dales.

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Vancouver, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We went up the Chevin several times as it was such a nice place to walk, the views were incredible, and you can easily watch the planes taking off out of Bradford. It's a pretty easy walk up from the town of Otley. Though a little steep, it takes about half an hour. We followed paths hither and yon to... More 

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Otley, United Kingdom
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178 reviews 178 reviews
86 attraction reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This is a special place for wildlife enthusiasts, dog walkers and lovers of peace and quiet (apart from the planes coming over every few minutes!). Never heaving with people, plenty of space for all to walk or just sit and enjoy the views. Take something warm though if venturing up on an evening as it can get chilly quickly. A... More 

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South Shields, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
22 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

As you leave North Leeds and head towards Otley, Skipton and the Lake District you pass the Chevin. Stop and enter this place. Your time will be well spent. Every tree you can name and more. Plants by the score. A lovely place to "wander as a cloud" ( ww). Peace and away from the busy City and noise. A... More 

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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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81 reviews 81 reviews
6 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Whether you are young, old or inbetween, a hardened walker, or cyclist or just a beginner. Whether you want an easy walk or a longer more difficult one this is the place to visit. At this time of year wrap up well, it gets a bit fresh when at the surprise view. Views, did I mention the views, 360 degrees,... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Views, challenging terrain, easy terrain, birdwatching, flora and fauna. Wonderful place for inspiring youngsters, and for running, walking, cycling, horse riding, orienteering, picnics and so much more. Try the Ramblers' Tea Rooms at the Cheerful Chilli for a good cuppa, coffee, and good food.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Fantastic views, very scenic. Can see for miles. A café halfway round with refreshments and snacks, very good service. Would recommend dog walking there. And if you're a DCI Banks fan, it was filmed there. :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Brilliant place for running, walking, cycling, picnic's n letting the dog run around. Views are great too.

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