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National Coalmining Museum
Ranked #1 of 22 attractions in Wakefield
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Ranked #2 of 22 attractions in Wakefield
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers
Owner description: Delta Force Paintball Wakefield, is located just south of Leeds - 2 minutes from M1, Junction 39. Set in a large woods, it... more » Owner description: Delta Force Paintball Wakefield, is located just south of Leeds - 2 minutes from M1, Junction 39. Set in a large woods, it has 9 huge game zones. Tomb Raider, just one of the awe-inspiring game zones, showpieces a vast stone pyramid set behind four large Mummy statues. In addition, Delta Force Wakefield is the proud owner of a 80' long Russian rocket, which is a basecamp focal point for group photos. « less
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Ranked #3 of 22 attractions in Wakefield
Category: Theaters
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Ranked #4 of 22 attractions in Wakefield
Category: Art Galleries; Parks
Owner description: As one of the world’s leading open air galleries, Yorkshire Sculpture Park is an international centre for modern and... 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
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Ranked #6 of 22 attractions in Wakefield
Category: Historic Sites
Owner description: 18th-century architectural masterpiece with landscape park and gardens, built on the site of a medieval priory, Nostell has... 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
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Ranked #7 of 22 attractions in Wakefield
Category: Art Galleries
Owner description: The Hepworth Wakefield is Yorkshire's award-winning gallery designed by David Chipperfield Architects which opened to the... 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 historic and 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. « less
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Ranked #8 of 22 attractions in Wakefield
Category: Parks; Bodies of Water
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Ranked #9 of 22 attractions in Wakefield
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Ranked #10 of 22 attractions in Wakefield
Owner description: Established in 1988, our family-run paintball business has over twenty years experience of paintballing know-how and we're... more » Owner description: Established in 1988, our family-run paintball business has over twenty years experience of paintballing know-how and we're proud to be a pioneer in the sport of paintball, being one of the first in the industry with the original Splat Masters in the late '80s, progressing to Woodsball with CO2 markers and more recently our introduction of environmentally friendly air-powered markers, once again forging ahead and setting the benchmark for sites up and down the country.We are the safest paintballing site in the UK, with an impeccable safety record. Fully experienced marshals and the latest investment in NEW Inferno Mk II markers means everything is in place for your perfect, unbelievably fun and adventurous day out!The site is accessible by those living in or around Wakefield, Leeds, Bradford, Huddersfield, Halifax, Selby, Wetherby, Doncaster, Barnsley, York, Hull and much further. « less
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Ranked #11 of 22 attractions in Wakefield
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals
Owner description: For over 1000 years, people have been gathering in this holy place to offer their prayers and praise to Almighty God. As they... more » Owner description: For over 1000 years, people have been gathering in this holy place to offer their prayers and praise to Almighty God. As they still do every day. It’s difficult to tell from a website, but here we are located right in the centre of the city, surrounded by shops and businesses, with people passing our doors as they go about their daily life. Many of those people stop by to light a candle, say a prayer, or spend a moment of stillness and calm. « less
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Ranked #12 of 22 attractions in Wakefield
Category: Castles
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Ranked #13 of 22 attractions in Wakefield
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals
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Ranked #15 of 22 attractions in Wakefield
Category: Casinos
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Ranked #17 of 22 attractions in Wakefield
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Ranked #19 of 22 attractions in Wakefield
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Ranked #21 of 22 attractions in Wakefield
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers
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