Upper Cumberworth

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Upper Cumberworth is a rural village 7 miles south east of Huddersfield town centre (9.2 miles by road) and about 1 mile west of Denby Dale.

Cumberworth Lane leads to Lower Cumberworth about a mile away to the east north east.

Around Upper Cumberworth

Upper Cumberworth has a village store and newsagent at the junction of Cumberworth Lane and Barnsley Road.
There is a post office at the village store.
The Star Inn is in Barnsley Road, Upper Cumberworth.
Cumberworth CE (A) First School is in Cumberworth Lane.  Cumberworth CE (A) First School website
St Nicholas Church is in Cumberworth Lane.  St Nicholas Church website
Cumberworth Community Association was formed in 1977 and serves Upper Cumberworth and the village of Lower Cumberworth a mile away.  Cumberworth Community Association social media page
Upper Cumberworth has a village garden near to the village store in Cumberworth Lane.
A waste recycling centre is situated at Bromley Farm, off Barnsley Road, Upper Cumberworth.
Upper Cumberworth is in the Denby Dale ward of the metropolitan district of Kirklees.  Kirklees Council website

It is also in the Denby and Cumberworth ward of the civil parish run by Denby Dale Parish Council.  Denby Dale Parish Council website


Bus services

D2 Monday - Saturday daytime

Huddersfield - Aspley - Moldgreen - Dalton Wakefield Road - Waterloo - Fenay Bridge Penistone Road - Kirkburton Penistone Road - Shelley Penistone Road - Shepley Abbey Road South, Marsh Lane - Upper Cumberworth - Lower Cumberworth - Denby Dale Village centre and station Penistone line

Timetable at  Metro      Timetables and information at  Team Pennine

Holmfirth Explorer X1    Daily (until mid-evening Mon-Sat, late afternoon on Sunday)

Holmfirth - Wooldale New Mill Road - New Mill - Shepley Marsh Lane, Lane Head Lane - Upper Cumberworth -
Denby Dale station Penistone Line - Denby Dale - Lower Cumberworth - Skelmanthorpe - Scissett - Clayton West Chapel Hill, Church Lane, High Street, The Green* , Scott Hill, Long Lane - Calder Grove - Wakefield

No services via Kitchenroyd - see D1
Schooltime journeys additionally visit Shelley College and/or Scissett Middle School.
*High Street and The Green at Clayton West served from mid-morning to mid-afternoon only.
Timetable at  Metro      Timetables and information at  Team Pennine

350 Thursday and Saturday daytime

Holmfirth Bus station - Wooldale New Mill Road - New Mill - The Sovereign crossroads - Upper Cumberworth - Denby Dale - Lower Denby - Upper Denby - Ingbirchworth - Penistone

Timetable at  Metro      Timetables (.pdf format) at  South Pennine Community Transport

353 Monday, Wednesday, Friday only, infrequent service

Holmfirth Bus station - Wooldale New Mill Road - New Mill - Shepley Library* - Shepley The Sovereign crossroads - Upper Cumberworth - Lower Denby - Cawthorne - Barugh Green - Barnsley
* One timetabled journey each way via Shepley library

Timetable at  Metro   Timetables (.pdf format) at  South Pennine Community Transport

99 Saturday only, three journeys (four between Skelmanthorpe and Denby Dale)

Barnsley Interchange - Wilthorpe - Darton - Kexborough - High Hoyland - Clayton West - Scissett - Skelmanthorpe - Lower Cumberworth - Upper Cumberworth - Denby Dale Station Penistone line - Denby Dale - Scissett - Clayton West - High Hoyland - Kexborough - Darton - Wilthorpe - Barnsley Interchange

Timetable (from July 16, 2022) at  Travel South Yorkshire.     Timetables at  South Pennine Community Transport

Road travel

Upper Cumberworth is on the A635 Barnsley Road.

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