Heavy Woollen

Campaign for Real Ale

Campaign for Real Ale

Pub and Club Guides

Whatpub is an interactive national pub guide including all pubs and some clubs in the Heavy Woollen area.
See below for the local summary of all current real ale outlets

  • Batley
    • Cellar Bar 51 Station Road Batley WF17 5SU Telephone(01924) 444178

      This atmospheric bar in the basement of a Grade II-listed building has an exquisite ornate carved stone exterior in a historic area which has been used as a film set. It has a mixture of comfortable seating and a fine ambience. There is regular live music and charity fundraising events, especially for Kirkwood Hospice. The upstairs function room seats up to 40. It is the easternmost pub on the Transpennine Rail Ale Trail. Buses 112,119,212,120,122,281 are nearest.

    • Irish Democratic League Club Churchfield Street Batley WF17 5DL Telephone(01924) 475960

      Friendly, spacious club with many activities. Irish character, welcome to all. Large concert room, games/snooker room and lounge areas. Black Sheep Bitter at a low price. Interesting guest beers via Clark's.

    • Rose Of York 466 Bradford Road Batley WF17 5LW

      Enter up the steps, revealing two large drinking areas - one by the bar and another with pool table. Outside drinking area through the patio doors. Recently redecorated and refurbished. Parking on nearby streets or across the road at Tesco. Beer garden and wheelchair access through the archway. Close to bus station. Rugby photos and memorabilia expected soon as Neil, the new manager, is a former professional player for teams including Castleford and Sheffield Eagles. Real ale might not be available.

    • Union Rooms 4 Hick Lane Batley WF17 5HW Telephone(01924) 448990

      Tall windows and ceiling in the main room, deep sofas in the small lounge, area at the rear leading to a small patio in Wetherspoon conversion of a grand old Union Bank/Barclays Bank building. Up to four guest beers usually include local independents and beers from much farther afield. No alcohol before 9am. Reduced food prices until end of Sept 2022.

  • Birkenshaw
    • Birkenshaw Liberal Club 10 Croft Street Birkenshaw BD11 2HT Telephone(01274) 681330

      A friendly private members' club serving the local community. Upstairs snooker room, downstairs concert lounge, bar lounge and conservatory, all comfortable and tasteful. Guests may be signed in my a member. CIU affiliated. Access via unadopted road. Occasional guest beer, mainly sourced from Clark's. Popular quiz on Tuesdays, 7 rugby teams catering for all ages.

    • George 770 Bradford Road Birkenshaw BD11 2AH Telephone(01274) 035199

      Busy free house appealing to all ages. Comfortable, pleasant two roomed layout. Up to three guest beers mainly from Yorkshire breweries, pale beers favoured; some are requested by the regulars. Karaoke last Sunday of the month, comedy 3rd Thursday of the month. Quiz Monday 8pm, poker Wednesdays 8pm, frequent theme nights. Cocktails and designer drinks. Loyalty card on all drinks. Patio with outside bar.

    • Golden Fleece 23 Whitehall Road East, Birkenshaw BD11 2EQ Telephone(01274) 686354

      Spacious former club, tastefully converted back to a pub regaining its original name. Comfortable seating, stone fireplaces and homely decor. One or two guest beers come mainly from Yorkshire breweries including some rarely seen in the district. Fridays and Saturdays 9-10 offer 2 Saltaire ales for £6 (correct at Aug '23). Featured gin and wine of the week. Sunday 7:30 quiz, open mic occasionally. Food includes pub classics, afternoon teas (Thu-Sat 2-4:15), Monday tapas and a 6-6-6 a la carte menu.

    • Halfway House 1 Whitehall Road East Birkenshaw BD11 2EQ Telephone(01274) 680614

      Busy crossroads traditional ex-Tetley local pub with homely lounge. Tuesday pool, music quiz on Thursdays, live music Saturdays 8:30. Three tied and three free of tie beers are mostly from Yorkshire breweries and usually include darker styles. Available food is homemade pizzas and burgers. Cask club Monday - Wednesday features ales at bargain prices. Buses 254 and 255 pass the pub, 283 and 283A under ten minutes walk away. Cask club prices, £2.50/pint @ March 2023.

    • Heathfield Farm 2 Heathfield Lane Birkenshaw BD11 2DP Telephone(01274) 449974

      A "Farmhouse Inn" opened 19th September 2016, specialising in family dining, with carvery, cakes and ice cream. Very popular, with queues at peak times, such that customers are generally greeted to be seated, however drinkers should feel comfortable outside of peak dining times. Good facilities for children including indoor play area. Carvery until 10pm daily. Possibly Thursday quiz night, Friday live entertainment usually consists of tribute acts. Four handpulls but temporarily down to just IPA.

  • Birstall
    • Black Bull 5 Kirkgate Birstall WF17 9HE Telephone(01274) 865609

      An important part of the local community since the 17th century, with a well-preserved courtroom upstairs which held its last trial in 1839 and is now used for functions, this grade 2 listed pub has several cosy areas including a separate snug. Extensive, tasteful refurbishment has provided a welcoming, cosy atmosphere. Guest beers from various breweries change frequently, also usually at least one cider on handpull. No food at present. Discount on cask ales on Monday which is Ale Club day.

    • Greyhound 100 Huddersfield Road Birstall WF17 9BA Telephone(01924) 445711

      Traditional style open plan community free house inn with respectable atmosphere. Good quality and value Sunday lunches. Quiz night Wednesdays 9pm, free pool Thursdays. Well-behaved children welcome before 6pm.

    • Horse & Jockey 97 Low Lane Birstall WF17 9HB

      A country-style pub first licensed in the 1750s, which lies west of the village centre. The open-plan bar divided into four areas has half-panelled walls and beamed ceilings. Photos show it as once a Kirkstall Brewery house. Darts, dominoes and pool are played (Wednesday free pool all day), on Thursdays 9pm there is a music & knowledge quiz, Friday 8pm karaoke, Saturday DJ & karaoke from 8pm. Outside is a patio with a flower display which has won it the Birstall in Bloom award for several years. Last admission 11pm.

    • Irish Democratic Leage Club 15 High Street Birstall WF17 9ES Telephone(01924) 472869

      Comfortable, popular, well-maintained, three-roomed club. Guests to be signed in by a member, membership £10/year. Varied guest beers with increasingly renowned small breweries from around the country, e.g. Parkway from the southwest. Quiz Friday, bingo Sunday. Live music also 4th Sunday in month.

    • Pheasant Gelderd Road Birstall WF17 9LP Telephone(01924) 473022

      Enlarged main road pub with light, airy extension. Comfortably furnished, catering for families, diners and drinkers as well as pool (free on Mondays) and darts players. Good value food every day from 12-9pm. Two to four ales often include Greene King specials and sometimes one or two good quality guests from far and wide. Sports TV fans tend to use the north side of the pub leaving plenty of space for those who prefer a quiet drink although TVs are present throughout. 10% discount on ales every Thursday, plus a loyalty card offers every sixth pint free. Quiz night on Tuesdays. May close a little early if quiet. A new two-sided shelter offers pleasant alternative outdoor seating. There are four electric vehicle charging points. Much effort is put into fundraising for Macmillan including dog meals and various items for sale.

    • Scotland Inn 1115 Bradford Road Birstall WF17 9HZ Telephone(01924) 477926

      An old pub of character with an L shaped open plan lounge. A bay window overlooks the beer garden and play area on a former bowling green. There is an ancient, rebuilt dry archway in the extensive, well maintained garden plus a decked non-smoking area and a spacious lawn with benches and a well-equipped play area. There is an abundance of flowers and plants and the pub is a former Pubs in bloom award winner. A popular quiz is held on Wednesdays. An outside kitchen serves tasty barbecue food to be eaten either outside or in the roomy garden lounge on Summer weekends, also used for weddings and functions. On Winter Sundays, soup, roast potatoes and hot baguettes (with quality meat from the local butcher) are available.

  • Briestfield
    • Shoulder Of Mutton Briestfield Road Briestfield WF12 0PA Telephone(01924) 840981

      A thoroughly refurbished country pub of character in the heart of a farming hamlet. Several drinking areas with real fires, including a taproom where board games may be played and a restaurant serving great quality food. The restaurant may be booked for functions. Buses daytime only. Wheelchair ramp.

  • Carlinghow
    • Victoria Hotel 519 Bradford Road Carlinghow WF17 8LL Telephone(01924) 501160

      Partly opened-out multi roomed ex-Tetley then Thwaites pub of character, privately owned since July 2012, with fine fireplaces and cosy corners helping to create a good atmosphere. Old Batley photos in the left lounge while a homely, cosy snug displays Tetley memorabilia. Decked rear patio with covered fish pond. 10-space car park accessed a few yards right of the pub.

  • Cleckheaton
    • Bobbin Carrier Centurion Way Cleckheaton BD19 3QE Telephone(01274) 877632

      Newly built for Marston's, opened 2012, refurbished 2019 and renamed from the Silver Birch. A large, mostly open plan design with some homely features; aimed primarily at families and diners but still accommodating for drinkers. Very handy for M62 junction 26. Food served 11:30-9 every day. Bingo from 13:00 to 15:00 on a Tuesday. Pub quiz from 20:00 on a Wednesday.

    • Chain Bar 22 Cheapside Cleckheaton BD19 5AF Telephone07485 692760

      Former hairdresser's shop converted to a craft beer bar with 8 keg taps and three handpulls, popular with folk just wanting to sit and socialise. Name prompted by the nearby Chain Bar motorway junction and the chains from motorbikes that used to be produced nearby. Board games are available. Cask ale was installed in the Spring of 2022 and continues to be popular. Bus station 2 minutes walk away. Current ales listed on real ale finder.

    • Cleckheaton & District Golf Club 483 Bradford Road Cleckheaton BD19 6BU Telephone(01274) 851266

      Golf club with excellent grounds and several rooms including a snooker room with two tables. Vehicle entry by automatic barrier then ask staff for the code for the exit sliding gate.

    • Cleckheaton Sports Club Bradford Road Cleckheaton BD19 3UD Telephone(01274) 873410

      Smart, comfortable, tastefully furnished clubhouse overlooking several sports grounds catering for players of cricket, bowls and rugby union. Cricket pitch dates back to 1864. Versatile 150 seat function room. CAMRA members and non-members welcome; club members pay discounted prices. Local branch Club of the Year 2013,2014,2015. 268 Bradford-Dewsbury-Wakefield bus passes by. At busy times, up to seven pumps may be in use, more usually three or four. There is an outside toilet with disabled access and ramp access to the main entrance; further work is planned.

    • Hunsworth Whitehall Road Cleckheaton BD19 6HG Telephone(01274) 862828

      Modern large Brewers Fayre with strong emphasis on family dining. Close to M62 Junction 26. Accommodation at adjacent Premier Inn. Also open for good breakfasts 6:30-10:30 (7-11 weekends).

    • Marsh 28 Bradford Road Cleckheaton BD19 5BJ Telephone(01274) 872104

      All ages are drawn to this triangular-shaped pub in Old Mill's house style, extended with a conservatory restaurant, booking advised, while retaining the character of the existing pub. The popular games room has exposed brickwork decorated with embedded bottles. The lounge has some attractive woodwork and glass. Darts, dominoes, pool and the Wednesday quiz are well supported while sports teams include football and tennis. Located away from the bustle of the town centre yet very handy for the bus station.

    • Mill Valley Brewery Tap Woodroyd Mills, South Parade Cleckheaton BD19 3AF Telephone07565 229560

      This brewery tap, tucked away in a courtyard, is open alternate Thursdays and every Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Beers are of a good variety of styles from Mill Valley Brewery in cask and from others in craft keg. Other drinks available include a range of gins, other popular spirits, wines and cider. See Facebook page for pictures and videos. Frequent live acts including very popular comedy performers (Thur) and music acts (mainly Sat). Quiz Sunday 6pm. The adjoining café serves a useful range of meals and tempting snacks and opens for breakfasts. The brewery occupies a nearby unit. Bus 259 goes along South Parade.

    • New Pack Horse 198 Moorside Cleckheaton BD19 6LN Telephone07943 556784

      A comfortable, recently refurbished pub with partially opened-out rooms where the decor continues to develop. There are up to four real ales on which they operate their own loyalty discount scheme. Guest beers are from local and regional Breweries. There is regular live music plus three music festivals annually. The quiz on Thursdays, poker on Tuesdays and pool on Wednesdays bring out the community spirit. Exterior decking has been enclosed, providing a useful function room. Good quality and value food is available on some days, ring to book.

    • Obediah Brooke 19 Bradford Road Cleckheaton BD19 3JH Telephone(01274) 860700

      A modern Wetherspoon pub with a wide selection of ales from national and local breweries, including collaboration beers. Large forecourt looking across to the fine town hall. No alcohol before 9am. New extension added Sept 2018 encompasing a fine, former bank building.

    • Old House At Home Albion Street Cleckheaton BD19 3JD Telephone(0121) 272 5497

      Down to earth but well-presented, mid-20th century town centre pub. Regular entertainment, quiz, karaoke etc. Bingo every Sunday from 3pm.

    • Rose & Crown 6 Westgate Cleckheaton BD19 5ET Telephone(01274) 861530

      A family run, traditional, independent pub with three attractive main rooms refurbished to a high specification with lots of woodwork. A range of cask ale styles, mostly sourced from local breweries, usually up to seven at weekends. Good quality home cooked food. Through the rear door is a partly-covered patio leading to a sports bar which is available for private functions. Step-free access. The bus station is a three minute walk away.

    • Spen Tap 1 Bradford Road Cleckheaton BD19 5AG Telephone07506 022504

      A compact craft beer bar opened May 2022 opposite the main town car park (4 hours free parking). Drinks include over 70 spirits and up to four popular real ales served by knowledgeable bar staff. Board games are available in the cosy upstairs lounge which is available for functions. Open mic jam session last Sunday of the month, live bands one Saturday per month. Secluded patio to the rear.

    • Station Tavern Railway Street Cleckheaton BD19 3HR Telephone07575 909220

      Town centre pub with comfortable lounge and lively games room/bar with pool table. Tuesday pool team play. New function room available for parties etc. Thursday free pool, Saturday nights live music, Friday & Sunday DJ Graham 6-11pm. Free juke box using the Innfinite app.

  • Dewsbury
    • Beer Street Nowells Yard, Boothroyd Lane Dewsbury WF13 2RE Telephone(01924) 466207

      A multi-roomed pub with excellent atmosphere capturing the feel of an authentic Victorian local. Live ad-hoc music provided by talented regulars. Lovingly maintained; the snug is particularly cosy. Well-kept Tetley £2.55 (Apr 2016). Small secluded beer garden with fine views. Jukebox, active darts and dominoes club.

    • Dewsbury Socialist Club 67 Bradford Road Dewsbury WF13 2EG Telephone(01924) 464134

      Small club, seating recently tastefully refurbished, with live bands on Saturday nights. Despite being open weekends only, beers are well-kept and the guest is carefully chosen for quality and usually sourced in 36-pint pins to ensure freshness. Runner-up Club of the Year 2013. Guests welcome. Open to new membership. Latterly, real ale has been available only when events are on.

    • Leggers Calder Valley Marina, Savile Town Wharf, Mill Street East. Dewsbury WF12 9BD Telephone(01924) 488153

      Once the hayloft above stables by the canal basin, low beams, a powerful stove and deep seating make for a unique atmosphere. Six beers listed on the school blackboard plus a real cider. Outside, a large decked area is excellent in summer and has a new children's play area. Light meals are served all day until 8pm and there is a pool table and a function room. Bus and rail stations are within a mile.

    • Shepherd's Boy 157 Huddersfield Road Dewsbury WF13 2RP Telephone(01924) 454116

      Located about half a mile from the town centre, this fine Ossett Brewery reconstruction of a former Webster’s pub features four distinct, comfortable drinking areas, with a trademark brick arch separating the front from the rear of the pub. The “hidden beer garden” behind and below the pub provides shade on summer days. Monday is poker night, Thursday is quiz night with food. Home made snacks are sometimes available. Guest ales sometimes feature a strong or a dark ale.

    • Terrace 31 Wellington Road Dewsbury WF13 1HL Telephone(01924) 450404

      Open for Private Bookings only - No regular opening times. Was called the Turks Head many years ago. Simple, tidy L shaped bar. Rumoured to have a ghost of a former landlady, Nellie Carrigill whose life ended when a barrel fell. Refurbished pub operated as a weekend music bar; now in common ownership with West Riding Refreshment Rooms. Enthusiastic followers. Real Ales are not always available now but are available on request to anyone hiring the venue.

    • West Riding Refreshment Rooms Dewsbury Railway Station, Wellington Road Dewsbury WF13 1HF Telephone(01924) 459193

      A multi-award winning pub in a grade II listed station building, in the Guide for 29 years. A diverse range of real ales of differing styles and strengths is offered, with another pump often used for real cider. Lunches and breakfasts are served. At other times, pizzas and other bar snacks are available. Live music plays in the beer garden in summer. The first pub in the Beerhouses Group, all of which are renowned real ale pubs.

  • Dewsbury Moor
    • George Hotel 76 Moor End Lane Dewsbury Moor WF13 4PD Telephone(01924) 409456

      Unpretentious traditional local, partially opened out. Lounge area has collections of opera masks, water jugs and a pair of lamps converted into a fish tank and 'bottle garden' respectively. Another area is set aside for dominoes.

  • East Bierley
    • East Bierley Cricket Club South View Road East Bierley BD4 6PJ Telephone(01274) 681488

      Spacious lounge bar with great views. Non-members welcome. Wednesdays quiz with bingo, monthly Friday poker. Cricket teams for under-8,9,11,13 and adults, 8 teams in total. Rotating guest beers with good turnover. Meals available in cricket season only.

    • East Bierley Golf Club South View Road East Bierley BD4 6PP Telephone(01274) 681023

      Hanson's restaurant and bar opened in 2021, serving good quality meals using local produce plus well-maintained and popular real ale for members and non-members alike. Carefully selected fine wines are also available. The bar and restaurant are open to non-members and functions are catered for.

    • New Inn 170 South View Road East Bierley BD4 6PP Telephone(01274) 680150

      Homely village pub with front bar, snug lounge, rear lounge and tasteful, airy extension overlooking golf course. Tuesday quiz 8:30 with Play your Cards Right. 1st Thursday 2CV club meeting 8pm, 2nd Tuesday Classic Car club meeting 8pm. Bradford City supporters club meets here. Room hire available. See facebook for updates. 1 or 2 guests according to demand.

  • Gomersal
    • Bulls Head Quarry Road, Gomersal Gomersal BD19 4HX Telephone(01274) 315509

      Old established inn of character, popular with locals and out-of-towners alike. Tastefully refurnished, clean and tidy. Bar sometimes available for meetings or small functions. Monthly Saturday karaoke 8:30pm, monthly open mic, live music some Saturdays and Sundays, see facebook. Traditional pub food is on the menu.

    • Gomersal Cricket Club Oxford Road Gomersal BD19 4RQ Telephone(01274) 874100

      A very popular club with frequent functions, open to both Members and non-members. There is an occasional rotating guest real ale in addition to a large selection of lagers and bottled drinks. Bingo Thursdays, private parties welcome and popular. At quiet times, ale might be pulled through on request if not already on.

    • Spen Victoria CB & AC Spen Lane Gomersal BD19 4PJ Telephone(01274) 874355

      Established 1865, has two bowling greens, a football pitch and a cricket pitch plus a smart, comfortable, spacious lounge. May stay open longer on Sundays according to demand. Non-members welcome. Caters for junior and senior cricketers. Monday quiz in Winter.

    • West End 1 West Street, Latham Lane Gomersal BD19 4JU Telephone(01274) 871809

      ex Beverley's then Wilson's pub (see the black and white photos on the wall) behind the former Red House Museum. Stone ram's head above the fire place. Popular, separate tap room off to the right, comfortable main and rear lounges, both with soothing real fires. A fine, smart community pub with a good, enclosed garden. Quiz Tuesdays 8:30pm. Free pool every Wednesday from 4pm. Beer range changes occasionally. Usually one cider on handpull. Food not served but can be arranged for functions. Buses 200,254,255 and 271 pass nearby. Ample parking on adjacent streets

    • Wheatsheaf 95 Gomersal Lane Gomersal BD19 4HY Telephone(01274) 878638

      Multi roomed pub specialising in fresh, home cooked, reasonably priced food; booking advisable. Families welcome; safe, enclosed garden. Busy with diners during service times but drinkers welcomed. Well-behaved dogs allowed in the garden and in the pub when food not being served. New management January 2022.

  • Hanging Heaton
    • Hanging Heaton Cricket Club Bennett Lane Hanging Heaton WF17 6DB Telephone(01924) 461804

      A long-established, welcoming community club, 2022 branch and Yorkshire region club of the year. Smart and comfortable with fine views across the cricket pitch where the successful cricket team plays in the local league. Snooker is taken seriously, the snooker tables being well used and bringing home prizes, with occasional visits by sporting celebrities. The four handpumps are well used. Well-chosen guest beers are mainly from Yorkshire. Oct-Mar closes 8pm Sundays, 7pm Tuesdays.

    • Hanging Heaton Golf Club White Cross Road Hanging Heaton WF12 7DT Telephone(01924) 461606

      A modern, well furnished club with a fine function room and an indoor golf simulation facility. Non-members are always welcome and can become affiliated members to obtain discount on drinks. Burgers, chicken, pie and peas, curries are available at the times stated, sandwiches at other times. There are often two guest beers on.

    • Hanging Heaton Working Mens Club 203 High Street Hanging Heaton WF12 7HF Telephone(01924) 462138

      A fine community club, partly open to all. Snooker and pool tables in open plan members-only lounge, also tap room and function room open to all. Low beer prices.

  • Hartshead
    • Gray Ox 15 Hartshead Lane Hartshead WF15 8AL Telephone(01274) 872845

      Quality food oriented pub in rural setting, believed to be established in 1706. Collection of plates. Fantastic views of the Calder Valley and the Kirklees Hall estate. Twice winner of Marston's North-east region food pub of the year. Interesting layout, some comfy chairs, drinkers welcome but gets packed with diners on Friday and Saturday evenings especially so best to pick off-peak times to go for a drink.

    • Hartshead 86 Prospect Road Hartshead WF15 8AY Telephone(01274) 873365

      Attractive club in rural location, founded 1895 (or maybe 1903?) on the site of coalminers' showers. The layout is open plan featuring a large horse shoe bar, comfortable seating, full-size snooker table and a small stage regularly used for live music and open mic sessions on Fridays plus quiz night on Wednesdays. The friendly community club, popular with walkers and ramblers, also serves non-members and has carefully chosen guest beers. There are good views of the South Pennines from the small beer garden. The area has connections with the Bronte family, the three sisters being educated nearby. The grave of the outlaw Robin Hood lies in a small wood about a mile distant. Four pumps, usually three on at once. Evening buses, 229, are 1200 metres away on Leeds Road.

  • Heckmondwike
    • Comrades Club 15 Regent Street Heckmondwike WF16 0HD Telephone(01924) 403672

      Traditional workingmen's club. Up the steps then left to the spacious concert room or right to the games and bar area. Real ale is available only for special events and fortnightly music nights run by the Crown of Lights organisation.

    • Heckmondwike Sports Club Cemetery Road Heckmondwike WF16 9ED Telephone(01924) 403701

      Traditional, family club. Good bus connections from town centre bus hub.

    • Old Hall New North Road Heckmondwike WF16 9DP Telephone(01924) 404774

      Built in 1472 as a timber structure, this grade II* listed building is one of only four remaining aisled manor houses in the county. Many original timbers may still be seen in the upstairs gallery. The main hall, reputed to be haunted, has a plaster ceiling dating from 1640. Joseph Priestley, discoverer of oxygen, lived here as a boy. Many buses pass through the town centre nearby. Sam Smith's policy is to keep their main draught product price fairly low so good value Old Brewery Bitter is available, hand pulled from the wood, additive-free as are all of their products.

    • Westgate 23 23 Westgate Heckmondwike WF16 0HE Telephone07741 244007

      Town centre, recently refurbished to a good standard, Free House pub with bar to the front and side of the L shaped room. A discerning ghost called 'George' is said to turn lager and cider gas taps off and drop pictures off the walls. Function Room available. Punk night last Friday of the month, karaoke 1st Friday, red tooth poker every Thursday 8pm.

  • Hightown
    • Cross Keys 283 Halifax Road Hightown WF15 6NE Telephone(01274) 014722

      A comfortable, relaxed open plan pub with several cosy areas, serving three varying real ales, hoping to build up to six under the new, very experienced tenancy. Quiz night Tuesday @ 8pm. Bingo Friday @ 8pm. Disco last Saturday in the month. Extensive enclosed garden and decking with playground. Functions i.e. Funerals, weddings, birthdays catered for.

    • Shears Inn 201 Halifax Road Hightown WF15 6NR

      The pub dates from 1772. The Luddites met upstairs here in 1812 to plan the attack on Rawfolds Mill. There is a tidy and cosy U-shaped lounge with stained glass windows and comforting log fires. Rescued from pubco abandonment in 2010, this well-loved historic pub features log fires and stained-glass windows. Fine views from the garden which provides ample seating. Popular taproom provides TV, pool and traditional pub games. Saturday evening karaoke and live music.

  • Howden Clough
    • Birstall Cricket Club Leeds Road Howden Clough WF17 0EJ Telephone(01924) 473650

      Long-established cricket club with single-room clubhouse and of course outside seating to watch the cricket. Non-members welcome; members get discounted prices. Occasional (monthly) disco and monthly quiz.

  • Hunsworth
    • Savile Arms 174 Hunsworth Lane Hunsworth BD19 4DX Telephone(01274) 851279

      Early 18th century grade II-listed building of character with genuine oak beams and a separate 'snug' lounge, with fine mullioned windows. Lunchtime and early evening good value traditional pub meals - ring for availability.

  • Liversedge
    • Black Bull 37 Halifax Road Liversedge WF15 6JR Telephone(01924) 403779

      Ossett Brewery's first pub. The five rooms each have unique styles, providing comfort and atmosphere. On offer are a stout or porter plus guest beers from the group and independents. A Guide entry for over twenty years, the pub is a popular, sociable community local with a warm welcome. Quiz night is Tuesday, darts and dominoes Mondays in local league, acoustic sessions on Sunday teatimes monthly. A fine, sheltered beer garden sits by a stream. 229 bus route 400m.

    • Clayborn Stadium (Liversedge FC) Quaker Lane Liversedge WF15 8DF Telephone(01274) 875958

      The Club House Bar makes a great venue for small parties, meetings, business training or team building sessions. Managed by resident Bar Manager Billy Locke and supported by a wonderful team of social volunteers the bar is fully equipped with the finest beers supplied by a local independent business, Yorkshire Beers Limited.

    • Healds Hall 73 Leeds Road Liversedge WF15 6JA Telephone(01924) 409112

      A smart, 250 year old former mansion house set within the Spen Valley and family owned for the past 40 years. Accommodation in the form of 24 tastefully decorated bedrooms. The restaurant is renowned and it is a popular wedding venue. Acoustic nights fortnightly on Thursdays. There are multiple rooms, all smart and ideal for functions. Breakfast is served from 7am, 8am weekends.

  • Mirfield
    • Airedale Heifer 53 Stocks Bank Road Mirfield WF14 9QB Telephone(01924) 671473

      A community pub supporting darts and dominoes teams. Although open plan, there is a homely feel and welcoming atmosphere. The beer garden has been extended to two and is well used by families and dogs are welcome throughout. Frequent bus services stop nearby and the car park is ample. Themed nights most evenings include Quiz, Cocktail, Ladies Night.

    • Dewsbury District Golf Club The Pinnacle, Sands Lane Mirfield WF14 8HJ Telephone(01924) 492399

      Built on land know locally as the "Pinnacle", the Dewsbury & District Golf Club opened in 1891. The course has undergone many alterations over the years and is a true test of Golf on a Parkland course. The club house was built about 2002, and the Balcony Bar & Restaurant has been recently refurbished. The club boasts two bars. Downstairs is the "19th", upstairs the Balcony Bar. Both bars open daily to the public. Always one Real Ale, with occasional guests ales. Bar Menu with daily specials

    • Dusty Miller 47 Dunbottle Lane Mirfield WF14 9JJ Telephone(01924) 667414

      Re-opened July 2022 after major refurbishment, the Dusty comprises a large, extended and tastefully decorated family oriented restaurant with an extensive food menu. At the front of the pub is a welcoming, pleasant bar area with ales served on four well-presented handpulls complete with tasting notes and visual samples, ales on offer being promoted on a blackboard as you enter. Outside is a spacious patio. Guest ales may be blonde, amber or winter warmers. Draught Bass is sometimes available.

    • Flowerpot 65 Calder Road Mirfield WF14 8NN Telephone(01924) 496939

      An 1807 pub tastefully restored by Ossett Brewery, decorated in a charming rustic style with an impressive tile flowerpot as the centrepiece. There are four separate drinking areas and real fires. There is a terrace and a fine riverside beer garden, great for warm summer days. Eight ales are offered from Ossett's five breweries and independents, usually including a mild or stout, plus often a real cider. Easy walking to Mirfield town centre and 203 bus or access to the Brighouse to Mirfield canal walk. Last orders are 30 minutes before closing time.

    • Knowl Club 17 Knowl Road Mirfield WF14 8DQ Telephone(01924) 493301

      Having celebrated its 125th anniversary in 2013, the former Mirfield Liberal Club is ideal for a quiet pint and is open to both members and the public, holding both Club and Public House Licences. There is a single bar occupying a long well furnished room offering up to four beers, plus a private function room and pool table downstairs and a well furnished snooker room upstairs. A small car park at the rear is accessed down an adjacent narrow alley.

    • Little Duck 91 Stocks Bank Road Mirfield WF14 9QB Telephone(01924) 492528

      Small, homely club. Good guest beers.

    • Lower Hopton WMC 53 North Street Mirfield WF14 8PN Telephone(01924) 492048

      Homely club with good-sized function room and a bar lounge divided into two; also upstairs room with snooker.

    • Mirfield Parish Church Cricket Club Wellhouse Lane Mirfield WF14 0PN Telephone(01924) 492639

      Well maintained, family friendly cricket club with fine, comfortable seating, non-members welcome to sign in. Fortnightly Thursday Quiz 8pm, £2 entry, other Thursdays curry and quiz night. Lots of family events. Dogs welcome outside only.

    • Moorlands Cricket Club Mirfield Memorial Park, Huddersfield Road Mirfield WF14 9NE Telephone(01924) 491361

      Lounge recently completely renovated.

    • Navigation Tavern 6 Station Road Mirfield WF14 8NL Telephone(01924) 492476

      A recently refurbished family run free house, the pub attracts a wide range of age groups and drinkers. One side is traditionally furnished while the other is more popular with younger drinkers. Proud of its Donegal history, it often hosts live music and the large, sheltered canalside beer garden is used for charity and occasional concerts. Winter comfort is aided by a large wood-burning fire. Free moorings for patrons. Open daily noon-11pm.

    • Old Bank Working Mens Club 89 Old Bank Road Mirfield WF14 0HY Telephone(01924) 492343

      Well-established WMC with bowling green. Weekend live music.

    • Old Colonial Dunbottle Lane Mirfield WF14 9JJ Telephone(01924) 496920

      Former club with fascinating colonial memorabilia offering a cosy retreat with sofas around the fire. A Royal British Legion memorial is in the prize-winning garden and local charities are well supported. The spacious conservatory serves for functions and meetings. Beers are from a range of brewers and sometimes include a dark ale. Good quality and value meals are served Thursday to Saturday teatimes plus Sunday lunch. Quiz Wednesday. Mirfield station is one mile away. Opening times vary so ring ahead, especially on quiet evenings when closing is often early. Often just one ale on, to maintain quality.

    • Pear Tree 259 Huddersfield Road Mirfield WF14 9DL Telephone(01924) 491360

      This is an inviting pub boasting a riverside beer garden with free overnight boat moorings, situated on the A644 road, a mile from Mirfield town centre and railway station. The relaxed atmosphere combined with its home-cooked food served lunchtimes and evenings is appealing to locals and visitors alike, offering four ales, two being free of tie. Thursday is quiz night from 9:30pm with free supper.

    • Railway 212 Huddersfield Road Mirfield WF14 9PX

      This recently refurbished Craft Union pub reopened Aug 2021. The bar is surrounded by a cosy and tastefully decorated drinking area, fronted by a quiet lounge split into two snug areas, plus another snug area to one side. Conveniently situated close to the main bus stop, near Ings Grove Park. Chess and other board games are available, alongside a small collection of books. Karaoke Sturday nights. Ale may sometimes be unavailable midweek but this is being worked on.

    • Shoulder Of Mutton 59 Lee Green Mirfield WF14 0AE Telephone07916 643767

      A central bar separates a comfortable lounge into two areas, both rooms have their adherents. Adjacent to this is a further lounge which can be closed off for functions or meeting as required. Outside is a large Patio/Garden area and an ample car park in front and to the side. New licensee since 2019. They also operate their own Loyalty Real Ale Discount scheme. One or two ales usually available.

    • Travellers Rest Hopton Lane Mirfield WF14 8EJ Telephone(01924) 496287

      Historic hillside pub with splendid views across the Heavy Woollen district. The pub is divided into a through snug bar, main bar and restaurant . Entertainment (singers/bands) last Saturday per month; On these Saturdays the restaurant will close earlier. Quiz night Wednesday, cask club Monday. 1 mile uphill from Mirfield railway station. Loyalty card scheme. Handpulls in use are away from the entrance.

    • White Gate 105 Leeds Road Mirfield WF14 0DB Telephone(01924) 495618

      With a patio area, the pub is situated on a busy road from which it attracts much passing trade, no doubt attracted by the old adage on its pub sign. Majors on food in comfortable rooms but quality drinks are also important. Situated close by a large Garden Centre. The pub is surrounded by countryside and fine views, serving Old Mill traditional ales alongside good food. Dog treats are on the bar.

  • Norristhorpe
    • Norristhorpe 101 Norristhorpe Lane Norristhorpe WF15 7AE

      The former Norristhorpe WMC is a friendly local club welcoming members and non-members alike, members having the advantage of 50p/pint discount on their £10 annual fee. Function Room available upstairs seating 80. Paul's Elvis nickname is due to his enthusiasm for the legendary artist. Decking outside with a fine view. Weekly Thursday quiz, monthly Saturday bingo. Regular draws for members. Occasional guest beer. Last orders are called 30 minutes prior to close. Minimum card payment £5.

    • Rising Sun 254 Norristhorpe Lane Norristhorpe WF15 7AN Telephone(01924) 400190

      This village local has a spacious bar area and cosy lounge areas with exposed brickwork and real fires. Beers are mainly from Yorkshire with regional and national guests. Every Tuesday at 8:30pm there is a popular quiz with prizes, also occasional live music advertised on Facebook. There is a large well maintained beer garden with ample seating and extensive views over the valley towards Mirfield and Emley Moor. Marquee hire is available for summer events. May close early when quiet. Winter Mondays closed. 229 bus 10 mins walk.

  • Roberttown
    • Liversedge Cricket Club Roberttown Lane Roberttown WF15 7NP Telephone(01924) 403992

      Established 1896, a sports and social club catering for all the family and open to all. Four handpulls, usually two in use, three in Summer. Guests often feature a dark ale. The premises may be rented for functions.

    • New Inn Roberttown Lane Roberttown WF15 7NP Telephone(01924) 500483

      A free house at the heart of the local community, comprising a taproom, the main lounge area, a pool room and a side room suitable for functions. Outside is a sunny seating area and a smoking shelter. There is a popular quiz with supper on Wednesdays, occasional live music at weekends, a popular charitable knit and natter night on Mondays and free pub grub Friday teatimes. 229 bus 10 mins walk. May close early when quiet.

    • Star Inn 223 Roberttown Lane Roberttown WF15 7LQ Telephone(01924) 413910

      A large open plan venue with modern decor with well-spaced tables and chairs. The long modern bar is against the facing wall with wood-style vinyl flooring from the front door. To the right are a few tables and chairs on a modern flag stone flooring. Up a couple of steps are tables and chairs aimed towards diners, with an impressive reproduction of an old local map covering much of the far wall. Neatly laid out outdoor area and car park with a fine garden. 50 seat function room. Thursday quiz. Good quality traditional food with carvery. The range of real ales may vary from one to three.

  • Scholes
    • Hartshead Moor Club Halifax Road Scholes BD19 6PE Telephone(01274) 873846

      Family friendly social club with spacious, comfortable main room and function room. Bingo 8:30 Thursdays and Saturdays from 8pm with live acts. Non-members are welcome. The function room is also available for private parties, wedding receptions, baby showers etc.

    • Stafford Arms 192 Scholes Lane Scholes BD19 6LS Telephone(01274) 861387

      An attractive pub on the edge of Scholes village, popular with locals and offering a warm, friendly welcome to all, including walkers. It features an open plan, comfortable layout with a large central fireplace and traditional decor, with a large beer garden with ample seating to the rear. Bus 256 passes by while 254 and 254A stop a few minutes walk away. Quiz night Thursday, open mic Wednesday, live band on Sundays. A blackboard by the bar lists the beers, with prices. Last orders Mon,Tue 9:30.

    • Walkers Arms Scholes Lane Scholes BD19 6NR Telephone(01274) 864888

      L shaped lounge plus separate pool room. Lots of black and white pictures of the local area around the walls. Karaoke is on a Saturday with late closing facilitates.

  • Thornhill
    • Savile Arms 12 Church Lane Thornhill WF12 0JZ Telephone(01924) 463738

      Known as the Church House, this picturesque village and community pub dates from 1777. Six handpumps in the beamed bar area offer a varied range of beer. Traditional bar billiards is played in the games room which stands on the consecrated ground of the parish church. A steep staircase leads to a fine "secret garden" with picnic tables for barbecues and a roomy sheltered area. Children are welcome in the large garden. Home-made food available for events for small and large groups.

    • Scarborough The Town Thornhill WF12 0QX

      Friendly, traditional village local, built in 1851. Fine lounge and games room with pool table. The large beer garden/children's play area was once a bowling green. Boules/petanque available. Good sized covered patio. Families welcome before 9pm. Quiz Thursday. Frequently changing guest beers usually include a local ale. Burgers, pizza, sandwiches etc. available at times shown.

    • Thornhill Cricket & Bowling Club The Combs Thornhill WF12 0LQ Telephone(01924) 463299

      Bowls, football, tennis and social activities are well established at this club, established in 1887, although cricket is no longer played. There are active walking and cycling clubs. There is a large room available for functions of up to 150 people. Access road is on a bend where The Combs joins Church Lane, to the left of Hall Lane and not accessed via Rectory View. Large car park. Short mat indoor bowls and/or table tennis in Winter. Rotating, well chosen guest beers, usually one session pale and one stronger pale from brewers such as Ossett, Elland, Abbeydale. Opening hours vary, especially in Winter. £6 membership.

  • Thornhill Edge
    • Flatt Top 29 Albion Road Thornhill Edge WF12 0HD Telephone(01924) 462883

      An unusual castle-like building on the edge of a steep slope, affording excellent views. A free house, popular with locals and welcoming to visitors. Two ground floor rooms serve as a public bar and a cosy lounge with character, while occasional functions are held on the lower ground floors. There is a large south-facing patio for enjoyment of the vista. The Beer range may vary according to customer demand.

  • Upper Hopton
    • Upper Hopton Club 36 Jackroyd Lane Upper Hopton WF14 8HU Telephone(01924) 492823

      In the present building since 1908. There is a spacious and homely lounge to the left and a tasteful bar to the right with a welcoming real fire. Downstairs is a function room and a snooker room with snooker, pool and darts available. The pool table has been ugraded to a match level table. The Club welcomes the general public as guests. The function room is available to all at £40 deposit which is refundable.

  • White Lee
    • Black Horse Inn White Lee Road White Lee WF17 9AJ Telephone07432 633489

      Smart, low ceilinged, opened out pub with 2 lounge areas and a pool room. Children's play area in garden. Quiz and other games every Sunday evening with free supper, Friday/Saturday disco/karaoke unless a band is on. History of the pub since 1838 is recorded on a series of framed documents on the wall alongside sporting memorabilia. Functions catered for in middle room which can be curtained off.