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Hark to Mopsey

(formerly Hark to Mobsey)

Wakefield Road

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Opening Times


MondayMidday - 11.00 pm
TuesdayMidday - 11.00 pm
WednesdayMidday - 11.00 pm
ThursdayMidday - 11.00 pm
FridayMidday - 11.00 pm
SaturdayMidday - 11.30 pm
SundayMidday - 10.00 pm



About the Pub

Pub name said to refer to Mopsey, leading dog in a pack of hunting hounds which actually belonged to Robert Crowther who was the landlord in the 1890's, although Baines's Directory of Yorkshire 1822 cites "Jon Ward vict Mobsey". A roomy suburban local with an imposing façade.

2018/9 sees the building with major refurbishment inside and out

Historic Interest

John Ward victualler of Mobsey in Baines's Directory 1822. Robert Crowther was Landlord in the 1890's. Mopsey was his dog and was used for hunting.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 4 regular beers.

  • Ossett Yorkshire Blonde
  • Rat White Rat
  • Theakston Hark to Mopsey Blonde
  • Theakston Old Peculier (on almost all the time)

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 2 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Black Sheep --varies--
  • Sharp's Doom Bar

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  • RealAle Real Ale Available


  • Garden Garden
  • Parking Parking

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Hark to Mopsey

Wakefield Road

Sat Nav Reference

53.691922, -1.422662


  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes
  • <Station Close to Railway Station

Nearby Bus Routes (< ½ mile)


Nearby Station (800m)



Leaving town in Wakefield direction on old A655

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Hark to Mopsey

Wakefield Road

Pub Features

  • Real Ale Available
  • Garden
  • Parking
  • Close to Bus Routes
  • Close to Railway Station

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