Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield (Image credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/24582805%40N06/5614785124)

Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield

A best kept West Yorkshire secret and the home of sculpture, Wakefield's arts, food and festival scene guarantees a exciting weekend away and whether you're on business, leisure or simply a travel stopover along the M1 motorway, Wakefield accommodation is the perfect choice. From food festivals to great shopping, a breathtaking central cathedral and a fantastic package of world class family attractions and art galleries, Wakefield offers much to a variety of visitors.

Internationally acclaimed art galleries are in and around Wakefield, including the central Hepworth Wakefield, making a name for itself as 'one of the finest contemporary art museums in Europe'! You're also ideally placed in Wakefield accommodation just north of the Yorkshire Sculpture Park covering a mammoth 500 acres and located just off the M1, Junction 38. To the west of Wakefield close to the M1 is the not to be missed free entry National Mining Museum  featuring an underground tour, pit baths and mini miners fun area, plus year round events and craft fairs.

Stay in Britain's centre for sculpture, and choose from a variety of accommodation in and around Wakefield here on Iknow, ranging from luxurious country house hotels with in-house wedding and conference facilities to heritage manor house B&Bs, Pennine stone guest houses and holiday cottages near the Yorkshire Sculpture Park. Come to Wakefield during the superb Wakefield Festival of Food Drink & Rhubarb showcasing local produce, best chefs and the region's famous range of rhubarb delicacies which come out of the rhubarb triangle growing area unique to this area of Yorkshire! Browse and book Wakefield accommodation with Iknow.

Accommodation in Wakefield

  • Barnsley   (6.4 miles from the centre of Wakefield)
    Prices from
    £30
    Per person B&B (based on 2 sharing)
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    Welcoming B&B between Barnsley & Wakefield. Indoor heated pool. Ideal for leisure/business. Free Wi-Fi. Parking. Breakfast included. En-suite accommodation. Close to Sculpture Park
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  • Holmfirth   (7.2 miles from the centre of Wakefield)
    Sleeps 7
    Prices from
    £406
    per week (seasonal) Sleeps 7
     
    Luxury accessible cottage at Gilcar Farm near Huddersfield ideal for Holmfirth, the Peaks & Bronte Country. Stunning interior with 4 bedrooms, open plan kitchen & garden. Sleeps 7.
     
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  • Castleford   (5.1 miles from the centre of Wakefield)
    Prices from
    £50
    Per Room (Amend up to 1pm on arrival day)
    TripAdvisor traveller rating from 310 reviews
    Rating from 310 reviews
    Modern Castleford hotel conveniently situated just a five minute drive from the town centre. Thyme Restaurant, free parking, family rooms & free Wi-Fi for browsing.
    TripAdvisor traveller rating from 310 reviews
    Rating from 310 reviews