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For art lovers, for families, for everyone

Experience Wakefield. That’s exactly what we want you to do. We are at the heart of the Yorkshire Sculpture Triangle, home to The Hepworth Wakefield, Yorkshire Sculpture Park and the birthplace of Dame Barbara Hepworth and Henry Moore. Our galleries, castles, museums, hotels and attractions welcome millions of families each year. Visit us for days out, short stays, exhibitions, events and festivals.

  • Nightingale Festival celebrating Charles Waterton
  • Newmillerdam
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  • Welcome to Wakefield
Wakefield Lit Fest 2015

A festival of reading & writing (18-27 September)

Little Visitors

Fun for under 5's

Things to do with Little Visitors, Families in Wakefield
Free Days Out

Enjoy a cheaper day out

Cheaper days out in Wakefield
Galleries & the Arts

Explore art & sculpture across Wakefield

Photo courtesty of The Hepworth Wakefeld

Discover our rich & diverse heritage

Pontefract Castle in summer, Wakefield, West Yorkshire

Have an outdoor adventure

The Nature Trail at National Coal Mining Museum, Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Where to Stay
Hotels, B&B's & Self Catering
Walton Hall & Waterton Park Hotel, Wakefield
Food & Drink

Fine restaurants, laid back cafes & relaxed pubs

Places to eat and drink throughout the Wakefield district, West Yorkshire

Independent & High Street Stores

Shopping across the Wakefield district
Visitor Information

Let us help you plan your visit

Wakefield Visitor Centre give free information about the Wakefield district, West Yorkshire
Visitor Guide

Order your free copy

Order your free copy of the 2015 Wakefield Visitor Guide
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