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.

    • 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.

    • Jem's Pit Stop 678 Bradford Road Batley WF17 8ND Telephone(01924) 359938

      Inside the thriving Jemspeed motorcycle dealership, closer to Birstall than Batley, is a popular diner. There are craft keg fonts plus a selection of canned and bottled craft beers and a few ciders. Comfy seating. Food is available from the diner. (Due a full survey)

    • 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.

    • Taproom 4 Commercial Street Batley WF17 5HH Telephone(01924) 442833

      The Wilton Arms reopened in May 2012 as The Taproom, featuring real ales, fine wine and live music where quality rules over volume. Local musicians entertain in the left bar Friday-Saturday nights or you can relax on comfy sofas in the right hand room. Barstow's Snug function room celebrates local characters. Guest beers come mainly from Yorkshire and usually are either a dark mild or a stout. A spacious garden is to the rear.

    • 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. 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, regaining its original name. Major refurbishment completed 2015 as a gastropub with up to five ales available. Comfortable seating, stone fireplaces and homely decor. Guest beers come mainly from Yorkshire breweries including some rarely seen in the district. Tuesday quiz, open mic occasional Thursdays, tap takeovers. Annual August beer festival.

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

      Busy crossroads traditional ex-Tetley local pub with homely lounge. Monday quiz, Tuesday and Wednesday pool and poker, cash bingo Thursdays, karaoke Friday/Saturday nights, live music of various styles Sundays 6-9. Two guests beers are usually from Yorkshire breweries. Bar snacks, functions catered for in and out.

    • 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. Thursday quiz night, Friday live entertainment usually consists of tribute acts.

  • Birstall
    • Black Bull 5 Kirkgate Birstall WF17 9PB 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. CAMRA members Discount daily excluding 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, 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. Four pumps 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 on quiet weekdays. A new two-sided shelter offers 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 weekends.

  • 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. Tuesday quiz. 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 & Bottle Shop 22 Cheapside Cleckheaton BD19 5AF Telephone07397 848477

      Former hairdresser's shop converted to a craft beer bar with a wide range of cans and bottle for sale, to take out or drink in, also 8 keg taps and now three handpulls. Named after the nearby Chain Bar motorway junction. Board games are available. Cask ale was installed in the Spring of 2022 and is proving popular. There is usually a blonde, a pale and a brown or dark beer on. Sunday quiz from 6pm. Sister pub to Two Doors Inn in Skipton.

    • 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 refurbished clubhouse overlooking several sports grounds catering for players of cricket, bowls and rugby. 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. 268/268A Bradford-Dewsbury bus passes by. At busy times, up to 7 pumps may be in use.

    • Horncastle 177 Bradford Road Cleckheaton BD19 3TT Telephone(01274) 861372

      Comfortable L shaped lounge. Small, separate tap room dominated by pool table. Happy hour 12-6 Mon-Thu. Usually one ale at once, delivered in pins to maintain quality.

    • 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 a dais and 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. Meals 12-7:30 Mon-Thur; 12-9 Fri,Sat; 12-6:30 Sun

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

      This brewery tap, tucked away in a courtyard, is open every Friday, Saturday & 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.

    • Moorland Bradford Road Cleckheaton BD19 3SU Telephone(01274) 873808

      Pool, snooker, juke box. Host to several societies including 4x4 Volunteers. All are welcome; discount club members get an extra 10% off the price fo a £15 subscription. Real ale not always available.

    • New Pack Horse 198 Moorside Cleckheaton BD19 6LN

      Comfortable, recently refurbished pub with partially opened-out rooms and dining room. Up to five real ales plus a selection of quality continental and bottled beers. They operate their own Loyalty Discount scheme on Real Ales. A fine, unique mural adorns one wall while the decor continues to develop. Guest beers from both Local and Regional Breweries such as Copper Dragon, Old Bear, Elland and Moorhouse's. Live, acoustic music Saturdays, quiz on Thursdays. Pub of the Season Spring 2018

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

      Pastel coloured 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

    • Priory Whitechapel Road Cleckheaton BD19 6HR Telephone(01274) 874108

      White painted stone built pub, parts of which are of obvious age, next to Whitechapel Parish Church. . Internally little evidence of the pub's age remains with a large open plan central lounge/bar. Croppers Folk Club meets every Friday and birthdays and anniversaries are often celebrated here.

    • 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 four with five 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. 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 Telephone(01274) 864314

      Town centre pub with comfortable lounge and lively games room/bar with pool table. Active ladies darts and Dom's some Wednesdays, and Tuesday pool. New function room available for parties etc.

    • Wickham Arms 15 St Peg Lane Cleckheaton BD19 3SA Telephone(01274) 873936

      Multi-roomed ex-Tetley hotel suits a variety of tastes, catering for drinkers, traditional pub games players, daytime diners and shoppers. The coffee bar with good coffee and breakfasts opens from 9am Mon-Sat. Evening meals available by prior arrangement. A 40-seat function room is available and there are 9 en-suite bedrooms. One or two ales served slightly chilled.

  • 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.

    • Black Bull 11 Market Place Dewsbury WF13 1AE Telephone(01924) 455148

      Striking appearance outside, grade 2 listed, interior opened out long ago. After 4 years of closure, prior to which the building suffered years of neglect, the pub has been superbly refurbished to restore character and charm, opened October 2019. Ale range may vary according to demand. 400m from bus and rail stations.

    • 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.

    • 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 and separate 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. Home made snacks are usually available while guest ales sometimes feature an IPA 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 which has been in the Guide for 27 years. Nine handpumps dispense a range of real ales of differing styles and strengths with another for real cider. Sunday lunches and Saturday 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, which has now grown to seven pubs.

    • Woodman Inn 6 Hartley Street Dewsbury WF13 2BJ Telephone(01924) 463825

      Featuring a memorial stone marked 1680, this is thought to be the town's oldest pub. Formerly owned by Edward Roberts & Son of Farnley Tyas and then Bentley's Yorkshire Breweries, it was a free house from 1984 for 20 years, then bought by Tadcaster Pub Company. Rear bar has many sporting team pictures and memorabilia while the homely L-shaped lounge featuring open fires provides a cosy atmosphere. May close early if quiet. No credit cards.

  • 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
    • Bankfield 8 Bleak Street Gomersal BD19 4RD

      Two roomed community free house given a major refurbishment in 2015 including revealing a fine, imposing fireplace. Occasional Friday karaoke. Free pool; darts and dominoes played. Catering for small functions available. 2 channels of BT and Sky Sports. Very keen prices.

    • Bulls Head Quarry Road, Gomersal Gomersal BD19 4HX Telephone(01274) 861964

      Recently Re-opened again 9th Sept 2019- 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. PUB DETAILS STILL BEING UPDATED - Please report any updates via Whatpub.com feedback form below.

    • 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 a regular rotating guest real ale in addition to a large selection of lagers and bottled drinks. Bingo Thursdays, private parties welcome and popular.

    • 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.

    • 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
    • Fox & Hounds Bennett Lane Hanging Heaton WF17 6DB Telephone(01924) 437000

      Popular, roomy community pub, recently given a major refurbishment. Large lounge linked to traditional tap room. Tuesday curry and quiz night, Friday DJ or karaoke or similar, Saturday usually live music.

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

      A long-established, welcoming community club, 2020/21 local branch club of the year and Yorkshire regional runner-up in 2019. The successful cricket team plays in the local league and snooker is taken very seriously, the two snooker tables being well used and bringing home prizes, plus regular celebrity appearances. The handpumps have increased from one to four under the steward who is knowledgeable and enthusiastic about real ale. No regular meals but pizzas are available Fri-Sun 4-7pm. Well-chosen guest beers from far and wide.

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

      Non-members welcome for Sunday lunches or as guests of members. Survey needed

    • 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. Guest beer sourced from Marston's and others. Beer price as low as £2/pint (Nov 2019).

  • 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. Full-size snooker table. Four pumps, usually three on at once.

  • 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 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) 284875

      A comfortable, relaxed open plan pub with several cosy areas, serving two or three varying real ales. Quiz night Wednesday @ 8:30pm with free supper. Bingo Sunday @ 7:30pm followed by noughts & crosses quiz. 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 Telephone07989 287409

      The pub dates from 1772. The Luddites met 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. A room upstairs was used for secret meetings of Luddites as they planned their attacks on local mills 200 years ago. Fine views from the garden which provides plenty of seating. Popular taproom provides TV, pool (Tuesdays free) and traditional pub games.

  • 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, each providing comfort and atmosphere. Always on offer are a dark ale plus guest beers from the group and wide ranging independents. A regular Guide entry, the Black Bull 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. A fine, sheltered beer garden sits by a stream.

    • Charlie's Bar Bennett Street Liversedge WF15 7ER Telephone(01924) 402696

      The former Millbridge WMC has been in existence over 100 years and is an important meeting place for the local community.There is regular entertainment.The large concert room is available for hire for private parties etc. Under new ownership, the club is now legally a pub so there is no entry restriction. There are several drinking areas including a terrace and a beer garden. Games include snooker, pool (2 tables) and air hockey. Two car parks.

    • Old Oak Inn 349 Bradford Road Liversedge WF15 6EW

      A former Tetley house in a landmark stone building, opened out years ago but retaining distinct areas for playing pool, sitting in comfort or standing around the attractive L-shaped bar. Redecorated by new owners in late 2013 and re-opened after a couple of years of closure preceded by neglect. Two handpulls although real ale not always available. Some interesting original tiles remain en route to the refurbished gents. Live music every Saturday night, karaoke Sundays 6-11pm.

  • Mirfield
    • 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

      A large, extended and upgraded family orientated house with all the facilities a big brewer incorporates into such a building these days. It still retains traces of it's origins with the front bar incorporating a sort of snug and a sort of separate drinking area away from the restaurant. Re-opening due 29th July 2022 after major refurbishment. https://www.greatukpubs.co.uk/dusty-miller-mirfield/food-and-drink

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

      An award-winning 1807 pub with a typically sensitive, tasteful restoration by Ossett Brewery having an impressive tiled flowerpot as the centrepiece. The pub boasts four separate drinking areas and a real fire. There is a terrace and riverside beer garden. Quiz night is Tuesday. Six or more cask beers are offered from Ossett's five breweries usually including a dark beer. The pub is on the Transpennine Real Ale Trail and holds occasional beer and cider festivals. An award-winning 1807 pub with a typically sensitive, tasteful restoration by Ossett Brewery having an impressive tiled flowerpot as the centrepiece. The pub boasts four separate drinking areas and a real fire. There is a terrace and fine riverside beer garden. Quiz night is Tuesday. Nine ales are offered from Ossett's five breweries and independents, usually including a mild or stout, plus a cider. The pub is on the Transpennine Real Ale Trail and holds occasional beer and cider festivals.

    • Imperil 184 Huddersfield Road Mirfield WF14 8AT

      A smart wine bar. Describes itself as "A place for like minded professionals to unwind, enjoy great tasting drinks and dance the night away like we have nothing to do in the morning! Strictly over 21's. Food available for grazing, Antipasti, no meals as such.

    • 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
    • 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 free house, this family run pub is a rare outlet for Theakston XB and attracts a wide range of age groups and 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. Light breakfast served until noon in the week, hotpots after noon with full English at weekends. Free moorings for patrons.

    • 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. Guests are from a range of brewers and sometimes include a dark ale. Good quality and value meals are served Thursday to Saturday plus Sunday lunch. Quiz Wednesday. Mirfield station is one mile away. Opening times vary so ring ahead, especially on quiet evenings.

    • 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. Under the current management since June 2016, it reverted to its original name of The Railway which it had held for the previous 60 years. The bar is surrounded by a cosy and tastefully decorated drinking area, fronted by a quiet lounge. Fiona and Ellie provide well kept Real Ales. Conveniently situated close to the main bus stop, near Ings Grove Park, this pub is well worth a visit following their recent refurbishment. The pub's facebook page lists the dates of quizes, race and games nights.

    • 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.

    • 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.

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

      Recently extended and renovated with the addition of a patio area, and 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, available 12 noon till 9pm daily. Situated close by a large Garden Centre. Andrew, Lisa and their team are delighted to welcome everyone to the White Gate Inn. The pub is surrounded by countryside and fine views, serving Old Mill traditional ales, plus a guest ale, alongside good food all day, every day.

  • Norristhorpe
    • Norristhorpe WMC 101 Norristhorpe Lane Norristhorpe WF15 7AE Telephone(01924) 403152

      Norristhorpe WMC is a friendly and local establishment. Cheap drinks. Function Room available. Full survey needed.

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

      The village local run by Claire and Robert has a light and spacious bar area and cosy lounge areas with exposed brickwork and real fires. The beer range is mainly from Yorkshire but with guests from regional and national sources. 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, plus a covered smoking shelter.

  • 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 centrally located in Roberttown, originally a beer house. The licensees have created a welcoming pub that sits at the heart of the local community. There is a main bar area, a cosy snug and a games room suitable for functions. Outside is a sunny, refurbished seating area and a covered smoking shelter. There is a popular quiz on Wednesdays and occasional live music at weekends

    • Roberttown Roberttown Lane Roberttown WF15 7LT Telephone(01924) 403342

      Friendly, popular, clean and tidy traditional workers' club with three rooms. Membership £10. Functions catered for. Regular events, quiz Tuesday.

    • 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 WMC Halifax Road Scholes BD19 6PE Telephone(01274) 873846

      Friendly club with spacious, comfortable main room and function room. Bingo 9:15 Thursdays and Saturdays. Guests to be signed in.

    • 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 above the fireplace lists the beers, ABV and prices. Last orders Mon,Tue 9:30.

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

      L shaped lounge plus separate pool room. Original Whitakers' windows on show behind bar. Hot snacks served 12-6pm (not Sun). Lots of black and white pictures of the local area around the walls.

  • Soothill
    • Soothill WMC 151 Soothill Lane, Soothill, BATLEY Soothill WF17 6HW Telephone(01924) 477974

      Established in 1913 and still remains at the heart of the Soothill and Batley communities. Regular activities throughout the week, bingo Tuesdayand Thursdays and live entertainment some weekends. Available for Birthdays, Special Occasions and Functions. Non Members are welcome. A family orientated establishment with children welcome till 9pm, they provide a warm, friendly and relaxed atmosphere.

  • 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 Telephone(01924) 463297

      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.

  • Whitley
    • Woolpack Inn Whitley Road Whitley WF12 0LZ Telephone(01924) 490114

      Refurbished and reopened in June 2016 following a private purchase from former owners Greene King. A small hotel and restaurant complex refurbished in a modern style, yet retains four poster beds in luxury bedrooms. Mainly to cater for diners but drinkers and locals are most welcome. Wedding parties and functions catered for. Please ring if you need to check current facilities. Temporariy closed Mondays and Tuesdays.