Escape the Everyday in Wakefield

Wakefield is a city brimming with culture, boasting many outdoor attractions

Wakefield is a place of creativity and discovery, home to iconic art and sculpture and a rich industrial heritage, there’s more to this cultural city than meets the eye!

Exploring the centre, you’ll stumble across high street favourites, independent boutiques and an eclectic mix of independent cafes, bars and restaurants.

A city that loves good food and celebrates with its affinity with rhubarb and liquorice with gusto, enjoy a variety of culinary experiences, from international fine dining to a pint of real ale in a cosy pub.

Delve into Wakefield’s heritage with a tour of the National Coal Mining Museum, Wakefield Cathedral or National Trust Nostell.

Embrace the great outdoors and the landscapes that inspired generations of artists with a visit to Yorkshire Sculpture Park. And don’t miss The Hepworth Wakefield, The Art House and a wonderfully intimate night at Theatre Royal Wakefield.

Located at the crossroads of the M62 and M1, Wakefield is perfect for a weekend getaway.

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