A weekend in Wakefield allows you to discover its famous cathedral, which has the largest steeple in Yorkshire. Continue your day and visit the Civic Quarter on Wood Street, where you can admire the neoclassical royal crown of 1810. You can also check out the Town Hall, which dates from 1880, and the Queen Anne Style County Hall from 1898. Lastly, St John’s Church is also worth a visit. For foodies, don’t miss the Sunday roast, a must-try when it comes to local cuisine, which is best savored in a pub. Take advantage of the restaurant at your Campanile hotel and enjoy the culinary specialties on the menu.
During a week-long stay at our Campanile accommodation in Wakefield, start by visiting the cathedral, Civic Quarter, then continue with the old city bridge. Don’t miss Sandal Castle and take a stroll in Clarence Park. Take a look at the city viaduct, built in the 1860s and consists of eight hundred million bricks. Continue your stay with a visit to the Wakefield Museum, located in the city center. Finally, go to the Royal Wakefield Theater, designed by architect Frank Matcham, with its varied program of plays, musicals, concerts and dance performances.
A family stay in Wakefield is ideal for enjoying the green spaces of the city. Take a stroll through Fitzwilliam Country Park, Thornes Park with its large playgrounds, or Lock Lane Gardens for the youngest. Don’t miss the various family activities offered at the castles, museums and libraries. And why not head to the swimming pool? You have the choice between Castleford swimming pool and Thornes Park Athletic stadium. As for museums, the National Coal Museum will appeal to families. And why not continue your family trip elsewhere in Britain? Find our Campanile hotels in Hull.