Attractions and Places to Visit in Wakefield

The words ‘I’m bored’ aren’t welcome here. Wakefield has a rich and beautiful history. You can learn everything about this city when you visit its local museums and galleries. There is just so much to do here that you cannot get enough of Wakefield. That’s why many people visit the city more than once. Besides all the famous attractions there are a bunch of hidden gems throughout the whole city.

The Hepworth Wakefield

The Hepworth Wakefield

Named after Barbara Hepworth, one of the most important artists of the 20th century who was born and brought up in Wakefield, the gallery presents major exhibitions of the best international...
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Sandal Castle in Wakefield

Sandal Castle

Sandal Castle is located on the southern side of the River Calder. Although the first surviving record of the structure dates from circa-1240, the fortification was constructed much earlier.
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National Coal Mining Museum for England in Wakefield

National Coal Mining Museum

The National Coal Mining Museum for England keeps the stories of coal mining alive by creating enjoyable and inspiring ways to learn for people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities and...
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