Welcome to Experience Wakefield, your online portal for everything happening in the Wakefield district.


Find something free or low-cost to do every day of the summer holidays. Click below to start planning your next adventure.

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Go Outdoors in West Yorkshire

What better way to celebrate God’s own Country, than heading outdoors and taking in some of the beautiful landscapes that Yorkshire is famous for.

Free Family Summer Days Out in Wakefield

10 Free Family Summer Days Out in Wakefield

There is something for the whole family to do and enjoy in the district – from going underground at England’s last deep coal mine or enjoying the world’s first nature reserve.

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Summer Fun In Wakefield

The beginning of the summer holidays might have you quaking in your boots, but you needn’t worry! This guide is packed with fantastic things to keep the whole family amused.


9 Picnic Spots Around Wakefield

Wakefield has some great picnic spots on offer for you explore this summer and we have pulled together some of our favourites from across the district.

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The interior of Corarima restaurant, with wooden tables and traditional Abyssinian pendant lamps
The friendly team here at Corarima welcome you to join them in their vegan friendly, gluten free restaurant in the heart of Wakefield, and sample the sens...
A contemporary Thai, Vietnamese cuisine, Tết offers exquisite flavors delivered by head chef and his talented team using only the finest ingredients. ...
Be Kind Rewind – back to the 80s. Unlike any block buster you’ve seen before. A Local Video rental store with a dirty hidden secret… Wel...
Iris is a contemporary British restaurant located in the heart of Wakefield City Centre, close to the Cathedral and the Bull Ring fountains. Set up by Che...

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