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.