Local Events in Otley near Leeds

Yorkshire was voted among the top places in the world to visit in 2014 by Lonely Planet, thanks to its beautiful scenery, impressive history and great choice of things to see and do in the area.

England’s largest county, Yorkshire is well known for its wealth of outdoor activities and events. Whatever you’re into, whether it’s rambling or mountain biking, steam trains or tea rooms, Yorkshire is buzzing with activities and local events all year round.


Tour de Yorkshire

28/04/2017 - 30/04/2017

Various locations

The race starts in Beverley, East Yorkshire, and will end on in the North Yorkshire resort of Scarborough. The second leg, begins in the home town of Olympic cyclist and 2014's Otley Grand Prix winner, Lizzie Armitstead, and will see male and female cyclists ride the same route for the first time. For more information, visit letour.yorkshire.com

Columbia Threadneedle World Triathlon

10/06/2017 - 11/06/2017


Over 5,000 triathletes of all levels of ability will compete in this gruelling race, starting with an open water swim in Roundhay Park. The bike leg will see participants complete laps in and around Leeds city centre and the running leg will finish in Leeds city centre. For more information, visit leeds.triathlon.org

Great Yorkshire Show

11/07/2017 - 13/07/2017

Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate

Featuring the best of British farming, England’s premier agricultural show gives first-hand experience of agriculture and rural life through demonstrations and exhibitions. For more information, visit greatyorkshireshow.co.uk

Leeds Festival

25/08/2017 - 27/08/2017

Bramham Park

Part of the Reading and Leeds Festivals, Leeds will see some of the biggest names in rock gracing the stage at this popular event. For more information, visit www.leedsfestival.com

Otley Black Sheep Folk Festival

16/09/2017 - 18/09/2017


The Otley Folk Festival attracts a wide range of well-known folk artists. See some shows and visit some of Otley's many pubs (all serving cask conditioned ale). For more information, visit www.otleyfolkfestival.com

Otley Beer Festival

18/11/2017 - 19/11/2017

Otley Rugby Club, Cross Green

Otley Beer festival is a charity event that is organised to raise funds for worthwhile causes. There are over 60 real ales to choose from. There is also food and live music. For further information please visit: www.otleybeerfestival.co.uk