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From the Market Town of Otley Wharfedale in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales
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My name is Anthony Middlemiss. I am a butcher working in the family business in Otley
West Yorkshire. Please feel free to comment on on my pages
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Otley The Market Town

Our Shop at
3 Market Street
Otley
Tel.01943 462611

Otley The Market Town
Otley is a small rural market town situated towards the lower end of the Wharfe Valley wrapped between the Chevin and rolling foothills of the moors; dissected by the river Wharfe, Otley is the natural gateway to the scenic dales .
Thomas Chippendale the famous cabinet maker was born in Otley his statue can be seen standing in Manor Square next to the Old Grammar School he once attended. The surrounding countryside is rich in the old rural economy of Britain dependent on small scale family run farms, in which livestock and arable production are evenly mixed. Production is distributed through local abattoirs and markets. The result has been a thriving rural economy, an abundant supply of nutritious food and a self renewing countryside. The unique appearance of our landscape results from this old economy, with hedges and boundaries maintained to keep in livestock, and copses and coverts set aside for hunting and shooting.


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History

Our company was first established in 1881 by John Middlemiss, the present owners great great Grandfather, from a Market Stall in the adjoining square, moving into the present premises in 1900 Five generations of the family  have now been providing the towns people of Otley with quality meats and meat products for over 120 years.

 

Staff
Please come and meet our staff
Tony , Peter ,Martin, and Dan  are our shop staff who are waiting to greet you and help with your requirements, every day from 8 am. until 6 pm. except Sunday, closed all day

 

 

Some of our Beef Cattle

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Location

We are situated in the centre of Otley at the bottom of the Market Square
halfway along the cobbled Market Street. Please call You will be welcome
to view our large range of Fresh meats and Prize winning meat products


Interesting information about our Town

Open Market Days in Otley are on Tuesdays Fridays and Saturdays, these are days when the streets are filled with many  varied Market stalls. Also on Mondays and Wednesdays And Saturdays there are Livestock auctions at the Wharfedale Farmers Auction Mart East Chevin Road.  A good place to first view the town of Otley is from surprise view at the top of the Chevin, a 900ft high hill situated on the southern most edge of the town. As you approach the brow of the hill from the south side the whole of Wharfedale will come into view below.

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Last revised September 2017