Otley, Yorkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Otley and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Photo Books on Otley

Browse 25 photo books on Otley and the surrounding area.


I arrived in Otley in October 1947 as a member of R.E.M.E. My recollection is vague, as I was only there for two or three weeks in what was known as a Holding and Mobilizing camp for troops prior to, or returning from, overseas. The camp was on the side of a hill in Nissen (not Nissan) huts which were bitterly cold and we slept with ...Read full memory

A memory of Otley by Cy Mills

Swimming In Wharfemeadows Park

Ha ha, I remember them times!.. As I remember you, Sharon. We have a page going on Facebook at the moment, talking about old memories and buildings that have gone, but are not forgotten.

A memory of Otley by Steven Mcgraffin


It's not really memory but a request. I come from Bedlington in Northumberland and have found out my grandfather was born in Otley on 24/03/1901. He was born in 16 Burras Lane. Today I visited with only this scant information and I was fortunate to see it was still as least a street but the house gone, although the church closeby ...Read full memory

A memory of Otley by Angela Dixon