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Heritage Open Day, Sat 15 Sep 2018, free entry

Wakefield Cathedral

Wakefield Cathedral


Wakefield Cathedral

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Events at this Venue

date event
Tue 14 Aug Lunchtime Concerts
Tue 21 Aug Lunchtime Concerts
Tue 28 Aug Lunchtime Concerts
Tue 4 Sep Lunchtime Concerts
Tue 11 Sep Lunchtime Concerts
Sat 15 Sep Tower Tours


Find out about Wakefield Cathedral on this informative and entertaining tour during Heritage Open Days in September.

Volunteer Tour Guide, Richard York, will accompany you around Wakefield Cathedral and regale you with a wealth of stories about the place.

You may even get to see some of the areas behind the scenes that are not usually open to the public.

The tour of the public part of Wakefield Cathedral is fully wheelchair accessible however the crypt is only accessible by a flight of stone stairs.

Tours last between 45 minutes and 1 hour. Times include; 11:15, 12:30, 14:00 & 15:15.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site light refreshmentsRegional Tourist Board MemberWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencing

Children welcomeDisabled access

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 15 Sep 2018 09:00 to 16:00


Free entry



See location of Wakefield Cathedral on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SE 333208  Lat: 53.68259 Long: -1.49729

By Road:
Follow the signs for Wakefield City Centre from the M1 or M62. There is no parking at this venue as it is located in a pedestrian precinct. Pay and display parking is available on Northgate or at the Ridings Shopping Centre opposite.

Public Transport:
Nearest Railway Station: Wakefield Westgate Railway Station (5 min walk)
Nearest Bus Station: Wakefield Bus Station (2 min walk)
A taxi rank (Black and White Cabs) is located on Union Street (2 min walk)


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • 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 light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access