Getting Here


Our location offers an escape from towns and cities nearby or nationally, while at the same time is incredibly accessible by car or pubic transport. The area is worthy of a weekend break with great accommodation and plenty to do in the area. 

We are a mere 4.5 miles from Halifax and 1.7 miles from central Sowerby Bridge, 8.5 miles from Huddersfield, 12.5 miles from central Bradford. We are mid-way between Manchester and Leeds- just over 25 miles from each. 



Travelling by Car

We are situated 12 miles and 20 minutes from Junction 22 of the M62 if travelling east from Manchester. If travelling from Leeds, we are 15 minutes from Junction 24 of the M62.

Travelling by Train

To reach us, take the train to Halifax (4.5 miles away, but with more national services) or Sowerby Bridge (1.7 miles away). From here we are a short taxi ride away, or the 561 bus stops right next door to the pub. 

Halifax train station has direct routes between London Kings Cross, Manchester, Leeds, York, Blackburn and Huddersfield.
Sowerby Bridge has direct routes between Manchester, Leeds, York, Blackburn, Burnley and Accrington.

For Edinburgh and Birmingham follow direct routes to Leeds and change for Sowerby Bridge.


Travelling by Bus

The 561 stops operates between Halifax and Ripponden via Sowerby Bridge. The stop for The Moorcock Inn is right next door to the pub.

The Moorcock Inn, 

Moorbottom Lane, 

Sowerby Bridge, 

West Yorkshire,