Trains to Leeds take just 5-10 minutes, making Quirky Ales the perfect place to visit by rail! A taxi rank is also in operation at Garforth, making it very easy to reach us.
From the Westbound Platform (towards Leeds)
Cross over the pedestrian bridge and to the Eastbound platform, then follow the directions below. Cyclists and wheelchair users can avoid the bridge, and should instead access the A642 Aberford/Wakefield Road via the main entrance approach on Station Road.
From the Eastbound platform (towards York)
Walk up the stairs.
Exit on to the A642 Wakefield Road.
Cross the road and turn right. *
Pass Tesco (on your left).
Pass the Toll bar garage (also on your left).
Turn left on to Ash Lane (opposite the Fish & Chip Shop).
Pass Fusion Point (on your left).
Turn left through the green gates.
We’re located on the right (look for the sign).
* Please note that footpath immediately outside the station is quite narrow and can be busy. Please take extra care when crossing.
We’re based in a semi-rural location, close to both Garforth Rail station and not one but twoNational Cycle Network Routes. There’s some really great cycling in the local area (both on and off road) covering a range of terrain (and abilities).
You can hire a bike in Leeds city centre and make your way to us via the ‘Leeds to Garforth Core Cycle route’… and when you arrive the brewery, there is an off-road outside area (with metal fencing) where your bike can be safely secured.
GARFORTH TO LEEDS Core Cycle RouteThis 8 mile cycle route was opened in 2012 and runs from the City Centre to Garforth via a combination of trails and quiet roads. The route passes through Whitkirk, Temple Newsam and Halton. It takes about 45 minutes in total. You can download a detailed map and guide here.
SHIPLEY TO BRAMHAM National Cycle Network Route 66 National Route 66 travels all the way from Manchester to Spurn Point on the East Coast. The section on the Aire Valley Towpath along the Leeds and Liverpool Canal is entirely traffic-free. Leaving Leeds the route follows a mixture of short traffic-free and on-road sections as it makes its way to Garforth and beyond.www.sustrans.org.uk/ncn/map/route/route-66
GARFORTH TO WOODLESFORD (THE LINESWAY)
National Cycle Network Route 697This fantastic traffic-free route is fairly flat and travels from Garforth to Woodlesford
through some lovely countryside, passing St Aiden’s nature reserve and RSPB site, along a river, canal and former railway line.www.sustrans.org.uk/ncn/map/route/garforth-to-woodlesford