Guides

On this page, we bring together the best local voices to create curated experiences across the Wakefield district. 

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Pugneys

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.

Brunch Spots in Wakefield

Brunch Spots in Wakefield

Brunch has never been more popular. There are loads of great locations to get your best-ever brunch all over the Wakefield district, so read on to discover our favourites.

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.

A grand day out

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.

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If you’re looking to dip your toes into all the things the Wakefield district has to offer this summer, these Wakefie...
A grand day out
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...
Brunch Spots in Wakefield
Brunch has never been more popular. There are loads of great locations to get your best-ever brunch all over the Wakefield district, so read on to di...
Things to do in Pontefract
There are loads of things to do in Pontefract, from exploring ancient castle ruins to scanning the night skies. Check out our list of top picks!
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You’ve made your resolution, so don’t fall at the first hurdle – start your New Year right with our list of vegan food in Wakefield...
Nestled in the heart of West Yorkshire, Pontefract is a charming market town and a hidden gem just waiting to be disc...
24 Hours in The Merrie City
There’s so much to do in Wakefield that it’s not easy to see it all in a day! So to help you make the most of our wonderful city, here’s a handy itin...
Undulating countryside, charming historical villages and industrial heritage… What better way to explore the Wakefield district than on foot!
In a 30-minute walk from the Chantry Chapel to Sandal Castle, retrace the historic events that ended in the Battle of Wakefield – a brutal powe...
There is lots on offer for families, including families with pushchairs, all across the Wakefield district. Start planning your next trip to the grea...
Wakefield’s reputation as a city of sculpture is headline news. We’re renowned for remarkable artists and...
Nostell Priory
From Romans to rhubarb and refined treasures at National Trust Nostell to the toil for “coyl” at the National Coal Mining Museum, uncover...
Award-winning art and sculpture, fascinating history and heritage, innovative food and drink venues, a vibrant live music scene, breathtaking green s...
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