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Old Saw Inn
"Fantastic atmosphere, fantastic staff, excellent food with exceptional value for money. Will be returning frequently.

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Old Saw Inn
"What a fantastic place. Me an all the family enjoyed every morsal of it. Food and service excellent!

Date visited: 01/02/09 ..." More

Old Saw Inn
"Well what can i say other than Fantastic !!!! A lot of places these day seam to swap quality for quantity. Not here the steak was cooked to perfection and at ..." More

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The history of Gomersal is neatly reflected in four of its buildings, two of them museums, two hostelries. In Elizabethan times Oakwell Hall was built, with a fine park around it reflecting the prosperity and power of the owners in the pre-industrial age, when farming would have dominated the local economy. This is now a museum and country park, the interior of the house set out in the style of the reign of William and Mary, as the owners, the Batts, would have seen it in 1690. At the other end of the social scale was the Old Saw pub, now moved from its original location, but with legends attaching to it that tell of priests hidden in the cellars, and a secret escape tunnel leading from the pub to the nearby Spen Hall, from a time when being of the wrong religion was potentially fatal. Oakwell Hall and the Red House Museum - a fine Caroline property - are linked in another important aspect of Gomersalís history, its ties with Charlotte Bronte. The novelist who stayed at the Red House used both buildings in Shirley, under fictitious names. She also derived material from perhaps Gomersalís greatest claim to fame, the Luddite riots of 1812, when the old textile ways were being supplanted by mechanisation. Many died in the riots, and others were hanged in York in the aftermath. The last building that gives a snapshot of Gomersal today is the Gomersal Park Hotel. Coal mining is long gone, the textile industry in any significant form likewise. Now the villageís location close to Leeds and Bradford means that it serves as a dormitory settlement for people working in those cities - there are many new houses in the area, but it also retains some marvellous older properties of considerable style - and places like Gomersal Park Hotel with its helipad hosts visitors to them.

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Gomersal Park (0.45 miles)

Gomersal Park

Set in our extensive grounds the Gomersal Park Hotel is a deceptively quiet setting for a Hotel only a short distance from the centre of Leeds and Bradford. The good food and wine in ... More | visit website

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Gomersal Lodge Hotel (0.67 miles)

Gomersal Lodge Hotel
The Gomersal Lodge; formerly named High Royd; was built for Mary Taylor on her return from New Zealand in 1860. Mary Taylor became famous because of her friendship with Charlotte Bronte which lasted until Charlotte's ... More | visit website
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Healds Hall Hotel (1.54 miles)

Healds Hall Hotel

Healds Hall is a family-run hotel with a nationally acclaimed award-winning restaurant and bistro. Set peacefully in landscaped, picturesque gardens Healds Hall presents an ideal venue when planning a conference, meeting or visiting the area. ... More | visit website

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Premier Inn Bradford South (1.56 miles)

Premier Inn Bradford South
An ideal location within easy reach of the M62, M606 and only 10 miles from the M1; Bradford city centre is only 5 miles away from this hotel. Whilst here why not visit the National ... More | visit website
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Premier Inn Leeds Bradford (South) (1.83 miles)

Close to shops and local amenities Leeds city centre is only 6 miles away. Our Leeds / Bradford (South) Premier Inn has everything you'd expect, incredibly comfy beds in every room and an onsite Brewers ... More | visit website
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Headlands House Hotel (1.97 miles)

Headlands House Hotel

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Family run hotel conveniently located between Leeds, Bradford, Huddersfield, Dewsbury, Halifax and Wakefield. Located close to the major motorway networks. Extremely friendly and hospitable staff who are more than happy ... More

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Healey House Hotel (1.98 miles)

Healey House Hotel
Set in 2.5 acres of tree lined gardens, this 18th-century property offers a warm welcome and excellent service. Located in the town of Batley, Leeds and Halifax are both 20 minutesí drive away from Healey ... More | visit website
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Alder House Hotel (1.98 miles)

Alder House Hotel

Set in 2.5 acres of wooded gardens, just a short drive from Leeds and Bradford, this converted Georgian house provides a quiet and relaxed atmosphere for your break away.

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Innkeeper's Lodge Leeds South (2.61 miles)

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The Innkeeper's Lodge Leeds South is located four miles south of Leeds city centre on the A650, this lodge shares its grounds with the Toby Carvery restaurant at Morley. All ... More

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Old Vicarage Hotel (2.73 miles)

Old Vicarage Hotel

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The Old Vicarage built in 1893, formerly the home of the Vicars of Bruntcliffe, was purchased from the Church by the previous owners in 1977 and in 1986 the building ... More

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