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National Coal Mining Museum for England
National Coal Mining Museum for England(Overton)
Owner description: The National Coal Mining Museum for England is a unique place where the history of mining over several centuries is preserved both above and below ground. Meet a miner and descend... more Owner description: The National Coal Mining Museum for England is a unique place where the history of mining over several centuries is preserved both above and below ground. Meet a miner and descend 140m underground on a unique mine tour. less
Attraction type: Speciality Museums
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Yorkshire Sculpture Park
Yorkshire Sculpture Park
Owner description: As one of the world’s leading open air galleries, Yorkshire Sculpture Park is an international centre for modern and contemporary art inspired by the natural beauty of the... more Owner description: As one of the world’s leading open air galleries, Yorkshire Sculpture Park is an international centre for modern and contemporary art inspired by the natural beauty of the historic 18th Century Bretton Estate.With a changing programme of exhibitions and a dynamic line up of events and activities throughout the year, each season brings something new to discover. less
Attraction type: Art Galleries; Parks
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Newmillerdam Country Park
Newmillerdam Country Park
Attraction type: Bodies of Water; Parks
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Nostell Priory and Parkland
Nostell Priory and Parkland
Owner description: 18th-century architectural masterpiece with landscape park and gardens, built on the site of a medieval priory, Nostell has been the home of the Winn family for 300 years... more Owner description: 18th-century architectural masterpiece with landscape park and gardens, built on the site of a medieval priory, Nostell has been the home of the Winn family for 300 years. Commissioned by Sir Rowland Winn in 1733, James Paine built the house. Later additions by Robert Adam created exceptional interiors.Visitors can explore 121 hectares (300 acres) of parkland with a range of walks and views. Gardens include lakeside walks, a newly planted orchard and an adventure playground.Inside the house, see a collection of Chippendale furniture made specially for Nostell. Paintings by Brueghel, Hogarth and Kauffmann. A John Harrison (Longitude) longcase clock and an 18th-century dolls' house. The restored Butler's Pantry is also open to view this year.Don't miss find the mouse in the 18th-century doll's house. Discover masterpieces by Chippendale, John Harrison and Brueghel. Enchanting menagerie garden, pleasure gardens and developing vegetable garden. Wear the children out on the play trail. Lose yourself in the extensive rolling parkland. Take a guided walk through the park - Wednesdays, Saturdays, Sundays less
Attraction type: Historic Sites
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The Hepworth Wakefield
The Hepworth Wakefield
Owner description: The Hepworth Wakefield is Yorkshire's award-winning gallery designed by David Chipperfield Architects which opened to the public in May 2011. The UK's largest purpose-built... more Owner description: The Hepworth Wakefield is Yorkshire's award-winning gallery designed by David Chipperfield Architects which opened to the public in May 2011. The UK's largest purpose-built gallery in over 50 years, we celebrate the achievements of one of Britain's most significant sculptors, Barbara Hepworth, in the city in which she was born and raised. As well as the Hepworth Family Gift, a unique collection of Hepworth's working models gifted to Wakefield through the Art Fund, the gallery also holds the collection of the former Wakefield Art Gallery. Alongside collection displays, we also present a regularly changing programme of contemporary exhibitions by world-renowned artists as well as offering award-winning family and learning activities for all ages, a cafe bar and shop - a perfect day out for all the family. Free admission all year round. less
Attraction type: Art Galleries
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Jose's Tapas Restaurant
Jose's Tapas Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 443 Restaurants in Wakefield
Price: US$7 - US$21
Cuisines: Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Good for: Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Accepts Credit Cards, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Olive and Meze
Olive and Meze
Ranked #2 of 443 Restaurants in Wakefield
Price: US$4 - US$31
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Turkish, Greek, Grill, European, Middle Eastern
Good for: Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Accepts Credit Cards, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Rice n' Spice Indian & bangladeshi Cuisine
Rice n' Spice Indian & bangladeshi Cuisine
Ranked #3 of 443 Restaurants in Wakefield
Price: US$17 - US$18
Cuisines: Indian, Asian, Bangladeshi, Balti
Good for: Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
The Cow Shed
The Cow Shed
Ranked #4 of 443 Restaurants in Wakefield
Price: US$27 - US$70
Cuisines: British
Good for: Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Brazuca Rodizio Bar and Grill
Brazuca Rodizio Bar and Grill
Ranked #5 of 443 Restaurants in Wakefield
Price: US$12 - US$30
Cuisines: Barbecue, Argentinian, Steakhouse, Brazilian, Grill
Good for: Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Brunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodation » Where to stay - Budget

Kirklands Hotel
Kirklands Hotel
US$25 - US$35 (£18 - £25)
Ranked #8 of 10 Wakefield B&B and Inns

All accommodation » Where to stay - Midrange

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Best Western Hotel St Pierre
3.0 of 5
Best Western Hotel St Pierre
US$59 - US$110
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Newmillerdam
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Premier Inn Wakefield South (M1, Jct39) Hotel
3.0 of 5
Premier Inn Wakefield South (M1, Jct39) Hotel
US$63 - US$103
Ranked #3 of 19 Hotels in Wakefield
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Premier Inn Wakefield City North Hotel
3.0 of 5
Premier Inn Wakefield City North Hotel
US$64 - US$120
Ranked #4 of 19 Hotels in Wakefield
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Luxury

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Waterton Park Hotel
4.0 of 5
Waterton Park Hotel
US$129 - US$225
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Walton
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Dimple Well Lodge
4.0 of 5
Dimple Well Lodge
US$74 - US$124 (£53 - £89)
Ranked #2 of 2 Ossett B&B and Inns
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