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Things to do in Wakefield and the surrounding area

 


Cedar Court Hotel Wakefield is located in the heart of West Yorkshire and Yorkshire is home to a whole host of big names, you will find something nearby to suit everyone.

 

If you are looking for a fun day out – click here to find a list of what is happening in Wakefield today and for the next few months – you might be surprised Wakefield has lots to offer and many offer free admission.

Local places of interest include 500 acres of contemporary art at Yorkshire Sculpture Park and Nostell Priory boasts an 18th Century Stately Home set within fine landscape and gardens. Family fun can be found at Cannon Hall, see the award winning working farm or try out Diggerland it’s the "ultimate adventure park experience".

 

With a range of museums such as The National Coal Mining Museum, Royal Armouries and Magna all on our doorstep there is something for everyone to see and enjoy.

 

Outdoor water sports and family fun can be enjoyed at Pugneys Country Park. Or if something a little more extreme is your style then check out Xscape ski village at Castleford boasting a 170 metre long snow slope, indoor climbing, skate parks and much more.

 

Excellent shopping can be found at the Ridings in Wakefield, White Rose in Leeds and Meadowhall in Sheffield. Leeds city centre is home to a host of big names in fashion and has been dubbed the "Knightsbridge of the North".

 

Trinity Walk is an exciting new shopping experience in the heart of Wakefield. With more than 40 stores, spanning fashion to toys, and restaurants and cafes for every apetite and style, everyone will enjoy Trinity Walk. Links through to the town with convenient parking make this the ultimate one stop shopping destination.

 

If it's a day at the races you have in mind, choose from York, Wetherby, Pontefract or Doncaster.

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