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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.

  • Seaside in the City
  • Nightingale Festival celebrating Charles Waterton
  • Newmillerdam
  • Order your free copy of the 2015Visitor Guide
  • Welcome to Wakefield
Family Summer Holiday Events

Events, activites & workshops for all the family

What's on throughout the Wakefield area this summer
Little Visitors

Fun for under 5's

Things to do with Little Visitors, Families in Wakefield
Happy Yorkshire Day!

Celebrate on 1 August

Celebrate Yorkshire Day across the Wakefield distirct, events in 2015
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
Experience Wakefield
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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