Ossett tourist and travel information

Ossett tourist and travel information

Ossett Travel Information

Travel Information Ossett is a town in West Yorkshire, located half-way between Dewsbury to the west and the city of Wakefield to the east. The town was once a thriving centre of the "shoddy" industry; the recycling of woollen garments.

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bus and coach travel

Coaches Ossett - Travel by coach - If you'd like to speak to someone about your journey you can ring Traveline on 0871 200 22 33.

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M 62 Motorway

Roads Ossett - Travel by road - Ossett is about 4 miles south of Junction 29 of the M 62 Motorway. The M 62 Motorway takes traffic accross the Pennines from Liverpool to Hull. Ossett is about 70 miles from Liverpool and 60 miles from Hull.

M 62 Motorway

Travel by train

Rail Ossett nearby stations - Travel by train - Dewsbury Station, Wellington Road, DEWSBURY, West Yorkshire, WF11 1TB. Ticket office. Taxi rank.

Wakefield Kirkgate Railway Station, Monk Street, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 4EL. CCTV. Whole station step free access.

Westgate Wakefield, WF1 1XP. CCTV. Ticket office. Waiting room. Pay phone. Toilets. Only parts of station step free access. Wheelchairs available. Taxi rank.

Transpennine Express. Covers the Pennines, the North-East, Yorkshire, Lancashire, Cumbria. Tel: 0845 600 1671. www.tpexpress.co.uk

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Airport Leeds Bradford International Airport, Leeds, LS19 7TU. Tel: +44 (0) 113 250 9696. The airport is signposted on all major roads over a wide area, including the M1 and M62 motorways and the Yorkshire section of the A1. Duty and Tax Free Shop. WH Smith. Superdrug. Child's Play Area. Car Hire. Leeds Bradford airport is about 12 miles from Ossett.

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Ossett Tourist Information

Sport

Sport Ossett - Sport - Ossett Rugby Union Football Club have a proud history and playing record in Yorkshire Rugby with their roots and traditions being traced to the 1890's.

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Shopping

Stores Ossett - Shopping - Ossett is a pleasant market town developed around a large central area which has recently been refurbished for improved pedestrian usage and as the location for a twice weekly market. Ossett Brewery are famed for their award winning beers and form part of Wakefield's Brewery Trail.

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Entertainment

Entertainment Ossett - Entertainment and attractions - Kirklees Light Railway, Park Mill Way, Clayton West, Nr Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD8 9XJ. Tel: 01484 865727.

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Other information Ossett - Other information - The "World Coal Carrying Championship" takes place every Easter Monday in Gawthorpe, a small village situated on the outskirts of Ossett. The main event is the men’s contest and starts at The Royal Oak, from where competitors, each carrying 50kg of coal, have to run close on a mile as quickly as possible before being allowed to drop the sacks of coal at the foot of the Maypole which stands on the village green. Women also run the same course as men carrying 20kg of coal..

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West Yorkshire Map and Attractions

Bradford is 200 miles from London. It is 29 miles from Ilkley to Huddersfield and 16 miles from Halifax to Leeds.

Airports Airport indicated is Leeds/Bradford.

Roads Ossett is about 4 miles south of Junction 29 of the M 62 Motorway.

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Attractions Attractions (see details below)

Rail Stations Rail Stations (Not all stations shown). There is no station in Ossett.

Local Attractions
Attraction 1 - National Museum of Photography, Film & Television, Bradford, West Yorkshire Tel: 01274 202030. nmpft.org.uk.
Attraction 2 - The Piece Hall, Halifax HX1 1RE Tel: 01422 321002.
Attraction 3 - Eureka! The Museum for Children, Discovery Road, Halifax Tel: 01422 330012. eureka.org.uk.
Attraction 4 - XSCAPE CASTLEFORD (Located at J32 off M62), Xscape Ltd, Colorado Way, Glasshoughton, Castleford WF10 4TA. xscape.co.uk.
Attraction 5 - The Bronte Parsonage Museum, Haworth, Keighley BD22 8DR Tel: 01535 642323
Attraction 6 - Leeds City Art Gallery, The Headrow, Leeds LS1 3AA Tel. 0113 247 8248.

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