The village consists of four parts:
High Ackworth (leads to Featherstone and Pontefract)
Low Ackworth (with access to both Pontefract and East Hardwick)
Ackworth Moortop (the largest part with roads to Hemsworth and Doncaster as well as the other parts of Ackworth).
Brackenhill (to the West of Moortop, which leads to Wakefield)