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Woodlesford
A fantastic suburb of Leeds sitting on the banks of the Aire and Calder Navigation.
Woodlesford is located just 6 miles from Leeds city centre, within the Rothwell ward of Leeds City Council. It is ideally placed for workers commuting into both Leeds and Wakefield, and the local schools, popular village park and wealth of local businesses make it a desirable place to live for lots of young families.
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Kings Street, Drighlington, BD11 1AN
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The village of Woodlesford boasts it's very own train station which operates 7 days per week and provides services to Leeds, Barnsley, Sheffield, Wakefield and Goole. In the summer months there's also the Scarborough Spa Express train which runs on alternative Thursdays and connects the village with the fantastic Scarborough coast. For travel by car, the village is also well connected to major roads including the M1, M62 and A1.
Food & Drink
Woodlesford is home to two dog friendly local pubs: The Two Pointers and The Midlands Hotel. Both are very popular with locals and walkers alike and offer traditional pub food. There is also a popular Indian restaurant just on the edge of Woodlesford, in the neighbouring village of Oulton, it sits next door to it's sister business, an equally popular cocktail bar called Salto's. Slightly further afield is the fantastic Boundary House in Methley and of course, all the bars, restaurants, cafes and pubs across both Leeds and Wakefield are also within easy reach.
Shopping
People living in Woodlesford enjoy a wide range of local amenities, all within easy reach. For food and household items there is the local butchers, a Co-op store and a Lidl supermarket. There's also a Boots pharmacy and several other takeaways and newsagents located near the primary school. Oulton village also boasts an independent vintage store and clothing shop and for everything else, there is no shortage of shopping options in Leeds and Wakefield.
Education
For parents and children living in Woodlesford there is a choice of two local primary schools: Woodlesford Primary School, opened in 1879, and the nearby Oulton Primary School. For children aged 11 to 16, there is Royds Academy in Rothwell which is the nearest option and further afield you can find The Rodillian Academy and Garforth Academy.
Just a few miles from Leeds you will find Woodlesford Lock on the Aire and Calder Navigation.It's a beautifully peaceful, rural spot in the heart of what is otherwise a very lively village.The area is well known for it's rich variety of local wildlife and fantastic walking routes, which depending on the route you choose, can take you as far as Temple Newsam! There are also plenty of picnic benches close to Woodlesford Lock and a number of family friendly trails including the very popular Gruffalo trail.

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The Two Pointers Pub Street ViewThe Two Pointers Pub SignageThe Old Vicarage Post BoxStreetview of Co-op BankWoodlesford Canal and LockColourful Canal Boat at Woodlesford LockWelcome to Woodlesford Lock Sign

Nearest Chartford Developments

King Charles Walk
A collection of 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes in the convenient village of Drighlington, offering mews, semi-detached and detached homes.
Aspect at The Park
A popular development offering a range of 2, 3 and 4 bedroom family homes in Cookridge.