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AmenitiesThere is a Tesco Express convenience store close to the village for your everyday needs, with a Co-Op Food in nearby Skelmanthorpe. Huddersfield has a choice of supermarkets, with Morrisons on the edge of town the nearest to the development.
For GPs, register with Dr Seeley and Dr Harris on Wakefield Road (Sat Nav HD8 9JL, call 01484 862 793), while for dentists, register with Skelmanthorpe Dental Practice (Sat Nav HD8 9AE, call 01484 864 767).
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Shell Petrol Station
DiningThere is an excellent choice of eateries in and around Scissett, from the luxury dining of Bagden Hall Hotel, to the local flavours of The Loft, The Crown and La Dolce Vita. The Volare Restaurant and the Glendale Restaurant are both popular with locals, as is Just Thai in nearby Denby Dale.
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Bagden Hall Hotel
EducationScissett may be a quiet rural Yorkshire village, but that doesn’t mean you have to compromise when it comes to education. The area operates a three-tier school system, with both first and middle schools available within the village, making the school run simple. Scissett First School is rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted, with Scissett Middle School rated ‘good’.
Older pupils have a short bus ride to neighbouring Shelley, but it is well worth the trip, as Shelley College is also rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted.
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Scissett First School
Scissett Middle School
LeisureThere is plenty to do locally in Scissett, with much of the activity focused on the Baths and Fitness Centre. There are local football and cricket clubs with several teams including youth teams. For pro-sports, the surrounding towns are rich in rugby league sides and you an enjoy test and county cricket at Headingly in Leeds.
For a day out to explore your stunning surroundings, head for Cannon Hall Country Park, where you’ll find a museum and formal gardens, or Bretton Hall Country Park, or take a drive to the vast open spaces of the Peak District just a short distance to the south. The kids will also love a day out on Kirklees Light Railway.
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Nortonthorpe Cricket Club
Scissett Baths and Fitness Centre
Scissett Football Club
ShoppingThere is limited shopping within the village, but there is plenty of choice in the nearby towns, including the Alhambra Shopping Centre in Barnsley, The Packhorse and Kingsgate in Huddersfield, and The Ridings and Trinity Walk in Wakefield.
For even more choice, head for the multiple malls and galleries of Leeds or the mighty Meadowhall Shopping Centre in Sheffield, just a short drive down the M1.
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The Mill Pet Shop
TransportThis beautiful village has excellent commuter connections, with the A536 running right through the centre and Barnsley, Huddersfield and Wakefield all within a ten mile drive. Leeds is also well within reach at around 20 miles, with the M1 at junction 38 just a few minutes away.
For rail services, nearby Denby Dale Station runs trains to Huddersfield in just 26minutes, with connections to Leeds taking a further 20minutes. Alternatively, Darton Station, 6miles to the east, has direct trains to Leeds in around three quarters of an hour.
Leeds Bradford Airport is around 32miles away, with motorway most of the way.
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Denby Dale Train Station
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The development location is Wakefield Road,Huddersfield,West Yorkshire,HD8 9HU