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Tel code: 01924 | code search
Postcode: WF5 | code search
Population: 22000
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Mews Hotel
"What a perfect place! Staff are very efficient and polite and the food was out of this world. I eat out a lot and take some pleasing but my meal ..." More

Royal Oak
"Went with party of 8. slow service (2 hrs)but staff really pleasant. Two meals came incomplete, egg missing off one and Brie and Bacon Salad was without Brie, the Sunday ..." More

Mews Hotel
"Staff were lovely and very helpful. accomodation best discribed as akin to "Faulty Towers". First room one window wouldn't close and the other wouldn't open, also the tv didn't work ..." More

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The West Yorkshire town of Ossett sits between Wakefield and Dewsbury to the east and west respectively, but as with so much of West Yorkshire its proximity to the booming city of Leeds is more significant these days, commuters benefiting from the easy access onto the M1 at junction 40 for a straight run to the unofficial capital of Yorkshire. Sadly the town which once had four railway stations now has none to offer a less stressful journey. The town has a population of close to 21,000, those owning their homes having profited on paper at least from large rises in property prices over the last ten years largely because of the Leeds effect. But Ossett has plenty of claims to fame in its own right. There was probably a settlement there in Roman days, though the name is Saxon in origin, the most likely explanation being that it refers to St Oswald, king of Northumbria. Long before the industrial revolution textiles were important to the town because of the ready availability of wool in the area, but when machinery began to supersede handlooms the coal pits in the district meant the town was doubly advantaged. Ossett became a centre of shoddy manufacture, making coarse blanket and uniform material using recycled wool. Even today there are still a few textile businesses in the place, but the last pit in the area closed in the early 90s. For those of temperate habits the town’s water was once attractive, this once having been a spa town, albeit briefly. Those of greater discernment, however, may be more interested in another product made in the town today, namely beer, with two micro-breweries there producing a wide variety of quality beers. Ossett Brewery started as a five barrel operation in 1991 and in 2004 had to move to new premises where capacity has been raised to around 140 barrels a week. There is also Bob’s Brewing Company behind the Red Lion Pub, makers of some brews obviously inspired by the American Brew Pub movement.


Atkinson & Co
K Dodson & Co
S J Raby Ltd


Yoga - Jo Oldfield


Dental Practice
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Brown William H
Reeds Rains Estate Agents
Woodheads Estate Agents

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Low Laithes


Ossett Craft and Flea Market
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Fleece Inn
Hammer & Smithy
Little Bull
Old Malt Shovel
Prince Of Wales
Royal Oak
Shoulder Of Mutton
Thorn Tree Inn

Two Brewers


Chadwick Lawrence Limited


1515 Cars
A1 Ossett Cars
Cavalier Cars
Kashmir Radio Cars


Palmer & Duncan

Sports Clubs

Ossett Albion (Amateur Football)
Ossett CC (Cricket)
Ossett RUFC (Rugby Union)
Ossett Town (Amateur Football)


Earth Angel
Owl Lane Farm Nurseries
A S & C Carlton
Gary Booth
Carl Stuart Menswear
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Mews Hotel (0.20 miles)

Mews Hotel

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Set in delightful mews courtyard the hotel dates back to 1746 and was originally used as a warehouse for sorting rags. The fourteen room hotel is now furnished to a ... More | visit website

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Dimple Well Lodge Hotel (0.43 miles)

Dimple Well Lodge Hotel
We like to provide you with a warm welcome at Dimple Well Lodge Hotel, with our 18th century Victorian House located in the heart of west Yorkshire. set in the town of Ossett only 2 ... More | visit website
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Holiday Inn Leeds Wakefield M1, Junction 40 (1.08 miles)

Holiday Inn Leeds Wakefield M1, Junction 40

A warm welcome awaits at the Holiday Inn Leeds Wakefield hotel where you will be greeted by our friendly and helpful staff. The Wakefield hotel is conveniently located by junction 40 of the M1 motorway, ... More | visit website

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Days Inn Wakefield (1.33 miles)

Days Inn Wakefield
Located just off junction 40 of the M1 and within 5 minutes of the M62 makes the Days Hotel Wakefield an ideal location for all. The hotel is just 2 miles from the centre of ... More | visit website
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Heath Cottage Hotel (1.34 miles)

Heath Cottage Hotel

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Heath Cottage is a fine example of early Victorian architecture, offering superb facilities in Dewsbury, West Yorkshire. A Yorkshire welcome awaits you in one of our excellent en-suite bedrooms. Heath Cottage is ... More | visit website

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Parklands Hotel (2.66 miles)

Parklands Hotel

Retaining the ambience and character of the original Victorian Vicarage. Positioned next to Thornes Park, and only 5 minutes from the M1 motorway. A quiet, friendly location which is less than 1/2 a mile ... More | visit website

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Campanile Hotel (3.09 miles)

Campanile Hotel

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Boasting easy access from M1 (Junction 39), a free car park, on-site restaurant and rooms with an en suite bathroom, this modern hotel provides ideal accommodation for all travellers. Take advantage of ... More

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Premier Inn Wakefield Central (3.11 miles)

Premier Inn Wakefield Central
An ideal quiet location within easy reach of the M1 and M62. For shops and local amenities Wakefield city centre is only a 10 minute walk away. Conveniently situated for Wakefield Westgate train station. Our Wakefield ... More | visit website
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Premier Inn Wakefield South (M1 J39) (3.19 miles)

Premier Inn Wakefield South (M1 J39)
A convenient location within easy reach of the M1 junction 39. Situated 3 miles from Westgate train station and 20 miles to Leeds Bradford Airport. Our Wakefield South Premier Inn has everything you'd expect, incredibly comfy ... More | visit website
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Premier Inn Wakefield City North (3.25 miles)

Premier Inn Wakefield City North
Situated just 1.5 miles from Wakefield city centre, this hotel is ideally located within easy reach of the M1 junction 41 and Wakefield Westgate train station. For business this hotel is near to Paragon Business ... More | visit website

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