Finding Lakeside Conference Centre

We’re quite easy to find, but please don’t rely too much on your Sat-Nav, as you'll end up at the other side of Heckmondwike!

By Car

Driving directions along with a location map may be downloaded from the links below:

By Train

The nearest regional train station is Dewsbury . The taxi journey takes 10-15 minutes and costs about £4-£5.

The nearest mainline railway station (London Kings Cross to Edinburgh) is Wakefield Westgate Station which is approximately 8 miles away. A taxi fare will cost about £10.

By Bus

Heckmondwike is well serviced by buses from all the major cities in West Yorkshire including Leeds, Huddersfield, Wakefield and Bradford .

Bus Service 219 & 229 (Huddersfield to Leeds) stops off at the end of Smithies Lane on Station Lane which is a 5-10 minute walk from Lakeside Conference Centre,  Service 254 (Wakefield to Leeds) stops off in the centre of Heckmondwike after which it’s a 10-15 minute walk. Bus Service 268 (Bradford to Dewsbury) also passes through the centre of Heckmondwike.

By Bike

Lakeside Conference Centre, is only a few minutes cycling time off the Spen Valley Greenway (leave at Station Lane exit) and is ideal for people who want to get to us by peddle power from both the South Bradford and Cleckheaton areas, Dewsbury or Mirfield.

By Air

The nearest airport to the conference centre Leeds-Bradford Airport which is about 15 miles north of us.


Lakeside Restaurant is fully equipped with an extensive range of all the latest ammeneties required to host your conference. From a licensed bar, to restaurant quality food, Lakeside Restaurant really does have everything you could possibly need.

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