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Get a feel for some of our locations with our Wakefield, Pontefract and Castleford location pages, or read our guides for inspiration.

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Places to Stay

Food & Drink

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...

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...

A contemporary Thai, Vietnamese cuisine, Tết offers exquisite flavors delivered by head chef and his talented team using only the finest ingredients.

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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...

Welcome to R...

Shopping

Books On The Lane celebrates the joy and beauty of nature with the printed word. A new independent bookshop in a renovated joinery workshop situated in th...

Welcome To Magistrates Market. The late-Georgian Magistrates court in the heart of Pontefract has re-opened as an exciting indoor market in the town centr...

Places to go

Some guides to get you started...

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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 itinerary that showcases some highlight...

The Hepworth

Essential Wakefield

Award-winning art and sculpture, fascinating history and heritage, innovative food and drink venues, a vibrant live music scene, breathtaking green spaces and much more…

10 Free Family Summer Days Out in Wakefield

From being transported 140m down into England’s last deep coal mine or experiencing one of modern England’s most terrifying castle dungeons, to venturing outdoors experiencing the worl...

Essential Castleford

Romans, Burberry and the rugby Super League – Castleford is a market town full of intrigue.

Things to do

Getting Here

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