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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.

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


Books On The Lane
Books On The Lane celebrates the joy and beauty of nature with the printed word. An independent bookshop in a renovated joinery workshop situated in the v...
The Art House Shop
The Art House Shop is lucky to be home to a bustling hive of creativity. Products made in house celebrate the talent, resilience and uniqueness of the com...

Places to go

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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.

Essential Wakefield

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

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.

Essential Castleford

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

Getting Here

Experience Wakefield