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Chevin Forest Park

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Address: East Chevin Road | Otley, Leeds LS21 3HB, England
Phone Number: 44-1943-465-023
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Nice walk, good views

Came here last weekend to get out of the house and go for a stroll. Parked in the less busy quarry car park, where there was plenty of space. We did a circular route round the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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Pudsey, United Kingdom
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Wetherby, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Nice woodland walk, gentle, but with hills if you choose to follow a path with an incline. Shame about the dog poo on some of the paths though, especially on the path near the car park. Irresponsible dog owners. Grrrrr!

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

If I could have given good I would have done as I have mixed views on the place, no pun intended! The good points? Beautiful scenery, very much out in the nature, huge space to explore. And the bad? Not enough signs so we walked aimlessly getting nowhere, very very hilly and uneven. There's supposed to be 2 pubs and... More 

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Pudsey, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Came here last weekend to get out of the house and go for a stroll. Parked in the less busy quarry car park, where there was plenty of space. We did a circular route round the park, which was relatively gentle most of the way round, although a couple of short steeper climbs in places. It was pretty well signposted... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Never tire of walking the Chevin. Numerous routes to take and some spectacular views, particularly from Surprise View off York Gate and again at Caley Crags, which is the Leeds Road A660 side of the Chevin.. Both were good enough to inspire the artist J W Turner whose friend and patron, Walter Fawkes' house, Farnley Hall can be seen from... More 

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Leeds, W Yorks, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Walk different parts of the "chevin" every week of the year, in rain & fog it's atmospheric, in snow and frost - beautiful "Narnia" like, and in sun with good visibility the glory of wharfedale opens up! Fantastic weekend café nr 2 car parks (longer opening hours in summer at cheerful chilli).

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Ilkley, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Situated above the town of Otley and with wonderful views over lower Whafedale.On a clear day can see over to start of Yorkshire Moors and up into the Dales.Lotsof paths to walk,cycle,ride,run, orientiring.There are several car parks and there are no toilet falcilites or cafes.The Royality Pub is now open again up at Suprise View and some of the car... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Wonderful location, beauty spot, all the things you want from a wooded hillside to wander about on. Good parking, 4 car parks I think on the various roads crossing the Chevin.

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Alford, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We parked on the busy main road and walked up through the park, then down the steps towards Otley. We stopped at the cafe in the park for a drink andthe dog got a few treats to munch on while we drank our coffees. We caught the bus back from Otley to the car. Really good.

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Otley
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A well set up place to take your dog and have a good afternoon out if it is nice and sunny. A bit soggy when wet, so take care and wear good boots!! After, a well earned pint local is great.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Lovely walk, the first path was quite busy with families and dog walkers, but soon we were in a quiet area, hardly saw anyone and the dog got to play in the snow. The views are stunning from up here. Beautiful waterfall as well, and lot of information points including labelling of different types of trees. Parking was tricky with... More 

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Address: Address: East Chevin Road | Otley, Leeds LS21 3HB, England
Phone Number: 44-1943-465-023
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Leeds

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