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

Experience Wakefield

Highlight Guides

Meet Santa in Wakefield

Where To Meet Santa in Wakefield

Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without a trip to meet the all-important man in red and check if you’ve made the naughty or nice list. Find out where to meet him in the Wak...

Gift Experiences In Wakefield

Gift Experiences In Wakefield

We’ve put together a selection of gift experiences in Wakefield that are perfect for everyone on your Christmas present list.

Things to do this Christmas in Wakefield

Looking forward to a very merrie Christmas? Us too! Take a look at our top picks for making your festive season bright.

Shop This Christmas in Wakefield

Where to Shop This Christmas in Wakefield

The Wakefield district is the perfect place to get your Christmas gift purchases sorted for everyone on your list – and even some for yourself

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Dog Walks in Wakefield
Looking for dogs walks in Wakefield? We’ve got you covered with our list covering the whole district, so grab the lead and get out there!
Spotlight on Horbury
With a fantastic selection of places to eat and drink, great independent shops and quirky things to do, discover more about Horbury here.
Beer Gardens in Wakefield
From quirky city centre bars to country classic pubs, we’ve rounded up some of the best beer gardens in the Wakefield district. Cheers!
Discover all there is to do in the market town of Normanton, and its neighbouring village Altofts. Plus, find out top places to eat and drink and mor...
Waterton Park and Walton Hall Hotel
For your next break, consider a Wakefield summer staycation, whether for a short city break or a longer stay to explore the charms of this beautiful ...
Watch the District
Watch Wakefield on the silver screen with our guide to some of the best TV shows and films that have been filmed in the area.
Pugneys Country Park
If you’re looking to dip your toes into all the things the Wakefield district has to offer this summer, these Wakefie...
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!
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...
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...
Experience Wakefield