West Bretton is a village and civil parish in the City of Wakefield in West Yorkshire, England. It lies 7 miles from Wakefield, close to junction 38 of the M1 motorway. It has a population of 546. There is a school in the village, West Bretton Junior and Infant School, and a church, which is an Anglican-Methodist local ecumenical partnership. There is no pub in the village, but at Midgley, there is the Black Bull; the Station pub and the Old Post Office pub are nearby.