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

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Top 16 Things To Do In Wakefield This Half-Term

From meeting dragons and dinosaurs to making pony puppets and crafting crowns fit for a Queen, there’s lots of fun for kids across the Wakefield district this half-term!

Where to Celebrate the Platinum Jubilee in West Yorkshire

There are loads of things happening all across West Yorkshire to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. We’ve pulled together some of our favourites,  from Bradford, Calde...

Top 11 Attractions in the Wakefield District

Discover, or rediscover, what makes Wakefield such an incredible destination with our top 11 best attractions.

20 Things You Didn’t Know About West Yorkshire

Think you know all there is to know about West Yorkshire? See if you knew all these tantalising titbits.

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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...
We’ve put together this fantastic 2 day itinerary to help you get the most out of your winter weekend staycation in the Wakefield district.
Nestled in the heart of West Yorkshire, Pontefract is a charming market town and a hidden gem just waiting to be disc...
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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