Transpennine Real Ale Trail

Sample some of best local real ales Yorkshire and Lancashire have to offer by traveling though the Pennines on this real ale trail!

Following the main trainline between Manchester & Leeds, these 8 pubs are all part of the official route and can be found either on station platforms or a short distance from them.

Find out a little more about the trail order on our featured blog:

We found you 8 pubs

Location: Mirfield, West Yorkshire, WF14

Friendly canal-side pub with a reputation for serving the best beers, ciders and guest ales in the area. The Navigation Tavern has been an Ambassador of Theakston’s real ales for over 15 years.

Location: Newsome, Huddersfield, HD1

A real ale pub situated at Huddersfield Train Station. Formerly a Victorian waiting room, restored as correctly as possible to how it was.

Location: Stalybridge, Cheshire, SK15

Dating from 1885 Stalybridge Buffet Bar is one of the few remaining Victorian station buffet bars. Voted one of the best railway station pubs in the world. Real ale and craft beer station bar.

Location: Greenfield, Oldham, OL3

An original Trans-Pennine pub on the ale trail, with views overlooking Greenfield Valley. Renowned for its live bands and jam sessions.

Location: Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, WF13

Real Ale, Real Cider, Real Food, Real Fires, Real People, Real Passion…Real Pub. Situated in the original waiting room, on Platform 2, of Dewsbury train station

Location: Batley, West Yorkshire, WF17

The Cellar Bar is a family friendly single-room bar situated in a prominent position next to Batley train station and is the easternmost pub on the 'Real Ale Trail'.

Location: Marsden, Huddersfield, HD7

Ideally placed in the picturesque village of Marsden.

Location: Slaithwaite, Huddersfield, HD7

Family run establishment, creating a fine ale house and wine bar located in the centre of this village. Located at the side of the canal, 4-5 mins walk from the railway station.

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