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Wakefield, United Kingdom

An ancient market and parish town, Wakefield has a long history that is on display through many of the buildings, cathedrals and the ruins of Sandal Castle. Located in West Yorkshire, Wakefield can be found by the River Calder. With its location near Leeds and York, Wakefield makes a great base while on holiday in the UK.

Wakefield Attractions

  • Sandal Castle
  • Chantry Bridge and Chapel
  • Wakefield Cathedral

Wakefield Activities

  • Tour the Pontefract Castle, one of the most important fortresses in the country in the Middle Ages
  • Stroll the Civic Quarter on Wood Street
  • Visit Wakefield Museum and explore the rainforest, help knit the world’s longest scarf and see a mermaid

Wakefield Climate

Wakefield’s summers are usually mild, but its winters can be snowy and quite chilly. Average annual high temperatures are 55°F (13°C), and lows are about 43°F (6°C). Spring and autumn are mild, making for a great time to see Wakefield.

Getting There & Around

Flights arrive at the Leeds Bradford International Airport, which is located on the main rail line that connects visitors to various destinations. Visitors can drive hired cars on the well-connected highways to reach the town.

Public transportation, walking and hired cars help travellers get around the town. Public transportation is coordinated by the West Yorkshire Metro. Bus services are quick, traversing Wakefield as well as other towns and cities.

Hotels in Wakefield

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From US$71

1 Holiday Inn Express WAKEFIELD

3 stars
3.0 / 5

Queen Street Map

A warm welcome awaits you by our friendly team at the Holiday Inn Express Wakefield The Holiday Inn Express Wakefield is centrally located on Queens Street in the centre of Wakefield. Wakefields... More

From US$113

2 Leeds Marriott Hotel

4 stars
4.9 / 5 7 reviews

4 Trevelyan Square, Boar Lane Map

Rate includes breakfast

The Marriott Hotel Leeds is centrally situated within walking distance of the city's bars, restaurants and shopping facilities, as well as the main business districts. Places worth a visit during a... More

Christmas weekend break
Lovely hotel, fantastic location, steak in the restaurant first class. Didn't have breakfast in the hotel, thought £10/12 a bit steep. We will do back for sure
23 Dec 2014
From US$48

3 Campanile WAKEFIELD

2 stars
2.6 / 5

Monckton Road Map

Whether you are travelling on business or leisure, the Campanile Hotel Wakefield is well set to suit your entire requirement and make your stay an unforgettable one. GeneralIdeal for business... More

From US$75


3 stars
4.5 / 5 2 reviews

Armouries Drive,Clarence Dock Map

Offering a good location, this property attracts all type of guests for a pleasant and wonderful stay in Leeds. GeneralThis property offers 3 well equipped meeting rooms that can accommodate up to... More

Room near the lift entrance
My room was near the lift entrance . I know that there can be some noise staying in a hotels but this was unacceptable Unfortunately there was a lot of noise going on until 2 am. Then business men...
6 Dec 2014
From US$92

5 Park Plaza Leeds

4 stars
4.2 / 5 9 reviews

Boar Lane City Square Map

Save 10% on your stay

The Park Plaza Leeds must be one of the city's best located hotels, being located in City Square - close to the Leeds Shopping Plaza Centre, the City Art Gallery, Royal Armouries Museum as well as... More

Meeting family
The room was an executive suite and was nice. The front desk staff were lovely unfortunately out of 5 days my room didn't get cleaned for 2 of those days and I had to keep asking for toiletries and...
6 Sep 2015
From US$69

6 Novotel Leeds Centre

4 stars
4.6 / 5 5 reviews

4 Whitehall quay Map

Rate includes Breakfast

Boasting a central location, the Novotel Leeds Centre with comfortable accommodation is an ideal place to stay when you are in Leeds for business or pleasure. GeneralThis property offers 8... More

Good stay
Good hotel frendly staff good location. Every thing spot on
30 Jun 2015
From US$50

7 Holiday Inn Express BRADFORD CITY CENTRE

3 stars
4.7 / 5 3 reviews

Vicar Lane,Leisure Exchange Map

Holiday Inn Express Bradford City Centre invites tourists to tastefully appointed accommodations without the hefty price tag set in downtown Bradford. This contemporary hotel places travellers... More

Great offer for short/long stay
The staff are friendly and the room is clean and tidy. Excellent value and you can't expect more from what you pay for. Plenty of restaurants right downstairs with a cinema. Great pub in 5 mins...
23 Dec 2014
From US$74

8 BEST WESTERN Hotel St Pierre

3 stars
4.3 / 5 4 reviews

733 Barnsley Road Map

Set in the tranquil and picturesque surroundings of Newmillerdam, the Best Western Hotel St Pierre offers stylish accommodation and a friendly atmosphere to help you relax and unwind. ... More

From US$46

9 Britannia Leeds Hotel

3 stars
2.8 / 5 4 reviews

Millgreen View Ring Road Map

With comfortable accommodations and accessible location, Britannia Leeds Hotel makes for a suitable base for travellers on business trips or leisure holidays in Leeds. This value-for-money hotel... More

this hotel does not have wi-fi
hotel's wi-fi does not work. staff were rude when i questioned why they advertise wi-fi when they don't have it working
13 Sep 2015
From US$53

10 Campanile BRADFORD

3 stars
3.3 / 5 4 reviews

C6 Roydsdale Way Map

At Campanile Hotels and Restaurants, everything is tailored to ensure you have a pleasant stay. Whether its leisure or a business trip, you can enjoy our modern and comfortable rooms with features... More

Just average
The hotel is located in an industrial area so you don't have where to go close to it unless you use your car. It is modern and it has modern furniture, appliances. A few items that did not make our...
3 Aug 2015
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