Hotels in Wakefield
An inviting hotel in Yorkshire, the Cedar Court in Wakefield is both modern and comfortable, with both a pool and beauty therapy services.
In and around Wakefield
Yorkshire Sculpture Park
This fantastic open-air art gallery in Wakefield has a permanent collection of international contemporary art, as well as visiting exhibitions. View over 60 sculptures, crafted by internationally acclaimed artisans, as well as a programme of special events throughout the year. This is a wonderful location to visit for a leisurely walk, and is ideal for some photography, with the sculptures in focus against the beautiful rolling landscape.
Royal Armouries Museum
This fascinating museum houses Britain’s collection of arms and armour, which includes a whopping 75,000 objects. Spread across six galleries, the arms and armour come from all over the world, ranging from early medieval warriors and traditional Japanese swords, to guns that won the wild west of America and paraphernalia from modern day soldiers. There is also a Peace Gallery that details the peace-making efforts of humanity.
The Hepworth Wakefield
This marvellous art gallery is one of the most well renowned, contemporary art galleries in the world. The name comes from Wakefield resident, Barbara Hepworth who was a celebrated sculptor. There is an impressive collection of work from Barbara Hepworth of display as well as an ever-changing roster of exhibitions throughout the year.
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