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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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1 Holiday Inn Express WAKEFIELD

3 stars
3.0 / 5

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2 Park Plaza Leeds

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3 Clayton Hotel, Formerly Bewleys Hotel Leeds

3 stars
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4 Jurys Inn Leeds

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6 Holiday Inn Express LEEDS - CITY CENTRE

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7 Campanile WAKEFIELD

2 stars
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8 Jurys Inn Bradford

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9 Ramada Encore Barnsley

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10 Britannia Hotel Leeds Bradford Airport

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