Wakefield Markets

Wakefield and its five towns are renowned far and wide – thanks to an eclectic combination that includes everything from rugby league to rhubarb; art to its medieval ruined castles.

The city and its towns have something for everyone; and when it comes to shopping the markets provide the choice and value that mean supermarket shopping could become a thing of the past. And what's more, by shopping at one of these six local markets you're helping local business at a time when your support is more vital than ever before.

Following the recent announcement from the government on COVID-19, Council markets at Wakefield, Castleford, South Elmsall, Pontefract, Normanton and Ossett remain OPEN for traders selling essential items.

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Castleford Market
There's something for everyone at Castleford's indoor and outdoor markets – from the finest local meat, freshly caught fish, and fresh fruit and veg, through to tasty treats, clothes for him, her and the little ones and enough games, books and DVDs to ensure staying at home this winter will never be boring.
Normanton Market
Whether you're looking for a haircut or a manicure; flowers or fruit and veg; or even bedding or a new bike; Normanton Markets has a wide selection of stalls ensuring you'll find exactly what you want time after time. And like all the Wakefield Markets, there's always the option for a cup of tea and slice of cake.
Ossett Market
The outdoor markets in Ossett town centre have been a firm favourite with locals and visitors alike for decades; and their popularity in the digital age is certainly not waning – as they rank as the top attraction in the town on Trip Advisor. Watch out for indoor craft and flea markets that run in the Town Hall adjacent to the market square.
Pontefract Market
Pontefract has been a busy market town since the Middle Ages, and even in 2021 the indoor and outdoor markets have been providing shoppers from far and wide with great value six days a week. And like all of the Wakefield Markets, there's always the option to extend your stay at Pontefract market with a cup of tea and slice of delicious homemade cake.
South Elmsall Market
The outdoor market and units in South Elmsall are open three days a week and are popular with shoppers of all ages and background; and with goods ranging from carpets to potpourri, to clothing and the must have butcher, fresh fish, and fruit and veg stalls, it's easy to see why.
Wakefield Market
The open market in Wakefield sits in the heart of the city in the stunning Cathedral Precinct, and is as much of a shopping attraction as the Trinity Walk and Ridings shopping centres that it sits between. And what's more you'll find everything you could ever want (and probably more) amongst the incredible range of stalls and street food stands.