Wakefield is a great place to base yourself in West Yorkshire as many of the city’s main attractions are nearby. The Wakefield Theatre Royal and Wakefield Cathedral are amongst the best places to explore here. If time permits, be sure to also visit Sandal Castle and Nostell Priory.
To really get a feel for West Yorkshire, head to one of its many cultural destinations. Join a tour, admire the architecture or simply enjoy the wonderful artworks at the National Coal Mining Museum.
If you love sports, you’ll enjoy seeing local favorites, the Featherstone Rovers, doing battle in nearby Post Office Road Stadium. On game days follow the sea of navy and white, to the stadium, then after the full-time hooter blows, join fans in the nearby pubs and relive the games finest moments over a few cold beers.
At the end of a day discovering the sights, sounds and smells of Wakefield, recharge your batteries in one of the area’s popular bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. Make reservations for the Village Urban Resort Leeds South, the Holiday Inn Express Leeds East, or the De Vere Oulton Hall, Leeds.