Wakefield Attractions

Thornes Park, Wakefield

Thornes Park, Wakefield

Thornes Park, Wakefield Thornes Park, Clarence Park, Holmfield Park are located just under a mile away from the city centre. The historic Thornes Park which nestles in the very
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Newmillerdam Country Park

Newmillerdam Country Park

Newmillerdam Country Park Once called Thurstonhaugh, an old Norse name, the area became known as New Mylle on Dam when a new corn-mill was built around 1285. The country
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Wakefield Museum

Free entry ​Wakefield Museum is a stimulating and vibrant part of the new and prestigious Wakefield One building in the heart of Wakefield. The museum is located on the
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Sandal Castle

Sandal Castle

Sandal Castle Sandal Castle stands in a commanding position, to the south of Wakefield city centre, overlooking the River Calder. The castle is best known for the famous Battle
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Nostell

Nostell Priory, 18th-century architectural masterpiece with landscape park and gardens Built on the site of a medieval priory, Nostell has been the home of the Winn family for 300
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Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Yorkshire Sculpture Park is a pioneering place that aims to challenge, inspire, inform and delight, welcoming over 400,000 visitors, including 48,000 learning visits each year. Information Admission free /
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The Hepworth Wakefield

The Hepworth Wakefield

The Hepworth Wakefield opened on 21 May 2011 and is Yorkshire's landmark gallery for the visual arts. This stunning building, designed by David Chipperfield Architects, is a place to
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Room on the Broom at Anglers Country Park, Wakefield

Room on the Broom at Anglers Country Park, Wakefield

Room on the Broom at Anglers Country Park, Wakefield For something that’s a bit different, gets you out of doors, and is fun for all the family, why not
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National Coal Mining Museum

National Coal Mining Museum The National Coal Mining Museum for England aims to keep coal mining alive by collecting and preserving the industry’s rich heritage, creating enjoyable and inspiring
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