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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$62

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$56

2 Jurys Inn Bradford

3 stars
4.5 / 5 4 reviews

2 Thornton road Map

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Whether travelling for business or leisure, Jurys Inn Bradford is an ideal choice for experiencing comfortable stays. Several restaurants and entertainment places are just short drive away from... More

Perfect stay!
The staff were very helpful from the moment we checked in. They offered advice for train/taxi journeys. The only downside was no parking, however this was not a major issue at all as a discount was...
2 Sep 2014
From US$112

3 Radisson Blu Hotel, Leeds

4 stars
4.4 / 5 12 reviews

No. 1 The Light, The Headrow Map

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Boasting luxurious accommodation and cordial hospitality, the Radisson Blu Hotel Leeds is an excellent venue for leisure and business travellers. GeneralWith nine meeting rooms that can... More

Weekend break
First stop in a Raddison. Very nice hotel with a fabulous refrubed bar area. We received a free upgrade to business class upon aerial which was very nice. A few issues such as a leak in the...
17 Jun 2015
From US$44

4 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$74

5 Clayton Hotel, Formerly Bewleys Hotel Leeds

3 stars
4.6 / 5 21 reviews

City Walk Map

Offering impeccable service and fine hospitality, the Bewleys Hotel Leeds is the perfect lodging option for those who are seeking facilities as well as comfort in an ideal location to make the most... More

Initially bad but turned out ok in the morning
Bed mix up (given 3 singles instead of a double bed) asked reception and was quite rudely informed by the night porter? that I had in fact booked a room with 3 singles (even though my booking...
30 Jul 2015
From US$79

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$85

7 Jurys Inn Leeds

4 stars
4.2 / 5 14 reviews

Brewery Place Map

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Jurys Inn Leeds offers an unparalleled central location and excellent quality accommodation to make it perfect for both business and leisure travellers. General Jurys Inn boasts a dedicated... More

Second visit
This was the second time we stayed at Jury's Inn, Leeds ans we were once again more than satisfied with the room and service. The location is spot on for easy access to the nightlife.
30 Jun 2015
From US$95

8 Crowne Plaza LEEDS

5 stars
3.9 / 5 7 reviews

Wellington St Map

Featuring all the essential facilities, this property is an ideal place for business or leisure travellers and for those who want to explore the city. GeneralThe hotel also provides conference... More

Short business stay
Good hotel, friendly staff, would recommend and will definitely be back
26 Mar 2015
From US$92

9 The Queens

4 stars
4.2 / 5 6 reviews

City Square Map

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As the most famous landmark hotel in Leeds, The Queens really does set the standard. Proudly positioned in the heart of City Square adjacent to the rail station and a host of other amenities, The... More

Super Staff, Substandard Room
Staff were amazing at this hotel, very helpful and welcoming. The concierge could have done with some extra help as they were always rushed off their feet. Room was very disappointing, not at all...
2 Dec 2014
From US$90

10 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
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