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Woodland Walk by Jonty Wilde

Woodland Walk by Jonty Wilde

Contact

Visitor Centre

01924 832631

Address

West Bretton,
Wakefield,
West Yorkshire,
WF4 4LG

Events at this Venue

date event
Sun 25 Sep Art & Landscape Tour
Sat 6 Feb - Thu 1 Dec KAWS
Sat 21 May - Mon 2 Jan Not Vital
Thu 29 Sep - Thu 30 Mar Art and Social for over 55s
Sat 1 Oct Art & Landscape Tour
Sat 1 Oct Hidden Treasures

Details

Discover some of YSP’s hidden secrets at the historic lakes and woodland, including hidden footpaths, bridges, and delightful features including a Greek-style Summer House, a now landlocked Boathouse, Stepping Stones and a magical Shell Grotto.

Heritage, Lakes & Woodland Tour
Art & Landscape Tour
Both are available every Saturday and Sunday and both are free. Visitors should check at the YSP Centre Information Desk for times.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic siteRegional Tourist Board MemberWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcome

Open all the time

Prices

Free entry

Car Park Charges:
Up to 1 hour £2.50
1-2 hours £5.00
All day (3 hours+) £8.00

Location

Directions

See location of Yorkshire Sculpture Park on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SE 282130  Lat: 53.61278 Long: -1.57521

By Road:
From Wakefield City Centre: Take the A637 from Wakefield. Proceed through West Bretton village. At the next roundabout turn right and follow the road through to the YSP car park.

From Motorway North/South: Exit the M1 at Junc 38. Take the A637 and follow the YSP brown heritage signs for 1 mile. At the next roundabout turn left and follow the road through to the YSP car park.

From Motorway East/West: Leave the M62 at Junc 29 and take the M1 South towards Wakefield. Exit the M1 at Junc 38 and take the A637. Follow the YSP brown heritage signs for 1 mile. At the next roundabout turn left and follow the road through to the YSP car park.

By Public Transport:
Nearest Railway Station: Wakefield Westgate Railway Station (5 miles)
Nearest Bus Station: Wakefield Bus Station (5 miles)
Bus Route: Tate Travel Service No. 96 goes into the grounds of the YSP.

Car Park Charges:
All day: £8.00 / 1–2 hours: £5.00 / Up to 1 hour: £2.50
Motorcycles are free – please donate.
Coaches – please report to the Information Desk on arrival.
Parking charges apply to all visitors including blue-badge holders.

Parking: with charge

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome