Welcome to Wakefield

Experience a place with endless possibilities. The cultural gateway to Yorkshire, with sculpture and art around every corner. Taste world-class restaurant fayre, enjoy real ale and live music, and cocktails in quirky venues. Pick up hidden gems in independent shops and boutiques, then relax in sumptuous hotels and accommodation. Uncover industrial heritage alongside lush green countryside. Be part of centuries-long history and modern stories, show-stopping festivals and invigorating events. It’s all here, at the heart of West Yorkshire. So what are you waiting for? Come and experience Wakefield.

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Group Travel

Bringing a whole gang with you to Wakefield? You'll find all you need to know here.

Doorstep Discoveries

This one's for the locals! Explore some of the fantastic things happening right on your doorstep.
Brunch Spots in Wakefield


Find the best brunches, top things to do during the school holidays, and more in our guides.

Plan Your Visit

If all this has whetted your appetite, then what are you waiting for? Start planning your visit to Wakefield now!