Wakefield tourist and travel information

Wakefield tourist and travel information

Wakefield Travel Information

Travel Information Wakefield is situated at the intersection of the M1 and M62 and has the A1 at its eastern boundary, giving easy access other regional centres such as Leeds, Sheffield and York.

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bus and coach travel

Coaches Wakefield - Travel by coach - If you'd like to speak to someone about your journey you can ring Traveline on 0871 200 22 33

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Travel by train

Rail Wakefield - Travel by train - Wakefield Kirkgate Railway Station, Monk Street, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 4EL. CCTV. Whole station step free access.

Westgate Wakefield, WF1 1XP. CCTV. Ticket office. Waiting room. Pay phone. Toilets. Only parts of station step free access. Wheelchairs available. Taxi rank.

Northern Rail. Tel: 0845 00 00 125. www.northernrail.org

National Express East Coast runs fast, frequent passenger train services on the East Coast Main Line between London King’s Cross, the East Midlands, Yorkshire, the North East of England and Scotland. Customer Relations Tel: 08457 225 333. nationalexpresseastcoast.com

www.nationalrail.co.uk www.nationalrail.co.uk

M1 Motorway

Roads Wakefield - Travel by road - Wakefield is about 3 miles east of Junction 40 of the M1 Motorway. The M1 is a north - south motorway which links London to Leeds. Wakefield is about 190 miles from London and 10 miles from Leeds.

M1 Motorway

M 62 Motorway

Roads Wakefield - Travel by road - Wakefield is about 3 miles south of Junction 30 of the M 62 Motorway. The M 62 Motorway takes traffic accross the Pennines from Liverpool to Hull. Wakefield is about 80 miles from Liverpool and 55 miles from Hull.

M 62 Motorway

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Miles from town Wakefield is 6 miles south of Leeds & 6 miles east of Dewsbury.

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Airport Leeds Bradford International Airport, Leeds, LS19 7TU. Tel: +44 (0) 113 250 9696. The airport is signposted on all major roads over a wide area, including the M1 and M62 motorways and the Yorkshire section of the A1. Duty and Tax Free Shop. WH Smith. Superdrug. Child's Play Area. Car Hire. Leeds Bradford airport is about 12 miles from Wakefield.

www.lbia.co.uk

Wakefield Tourist Information

Sport

Sport Wakefield - Sport - XSCAPE CASTLEFORD (Located at J32 off M62), Xscape Ltd, Colorado Way, Glasshoughton, Castleford WF10 4TA. The country’s biggest REAL snow slope, with its indoor real snow ski slopes, ice climbing wall, multiplex cinema, bowling alley, shops and restaurants.

Wakefield Wildcats is the city's rugby league team.

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Shopping

Stores Wakefield - Shopping - The Ridings Shopping Centre is situated in the heart of the city. Wakefield is home to Europe's largest shopping village, the Freeport. Marks & Spencer, 18 Kirkgate, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 1SS. Tel: 01924 373164. British Home Store Wakefield - 14-16 Kirkgate, West Yorkshire, WF1 1SP. Tel: 0845 8410290.

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Entertainment

Entertainment Wakefield - Entertainment and attractions - Cineworld Cinema, Westgate Retail and Leisure Park, Colinsway, WF2 9SH. Tel: 0871 200 2000.

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Museum

Other information Wakefield - Other information - Nostell Priory (NT), Doncaster Road, Nostell, Wakefield WF4 1QE Tel: 01924 863892. Kirklees Light Railway, Park Mill Way, Clayton West, Nr Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD8 9XJ. Tel: 01484 865727. Leeds City Art Gallery, The Headrow, Leeds LS1 3AA Tel. 0113 247 8248. XSCAPE CASTLEFORD (Located at J32 off M62), Xscape Ltd, Colorado Way, Glasshoughton, Castleford WF10 4TA. www.xscape.co.uk. North East of Wakefield.

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West Yorkshire Map and Attractions

Bradford is 200 miles from London. It is 29 miles from Ilkley to Huddersfield and 16 miles from Halifax to Leeds.

Airports Airport indicated is Leeds/Bradford.

Roads Wakefield is about 3 miles east of Junction 40 of the M1 Motorway.

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Attractions Attractions (see details below)

Rail Stations Rail Stations (Not all stations shown). There is a station in Wakefield.

Local Attractions
Attraction 1 - National Museum of Photography, Film & Television, Bradford, West Yorkshire Tel: 01274 202030. nmpft.org.uk.
Attraction 2 - The Piece Hall, Halifax HX1 1RE Tel: 01422 321002.
Attraction 3 - Eureka! The Museum for Children, Discovery Road, Halifax Tel: 01422 330012. eureka.org.uk.
Attraction 4 - XSCAPE CASTLEFORD (Located at J32 off M62), Xscape Ltd, Colorado Way, Glasshoughton, Castleford WF10 4TA. xscape.co.uk.
Attraction 5 - The Bronte Parsonage Museum, Haworth, Keighley BD22 8DR Tel: 01535 642323
Attraction 6 - Leeds City Art Gallery, The Headrow, Leeds LS1 3AA Tel. 0113 247 8248.

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For bed and breakfast in other areas nearby see bed and breakfast in Leeds & bed and breakfast in Huddersfield.

For hotels in other areas near to Wakefield see Leeds hotels & Pontefract hotels

Wakefield - Local Information. Lloyds Pharmacy Wakefield 01924 372309 - Boots The Chemists
Wakefield 01924 376181 -
NatWest Wakefield 0870-240 3366 - Royal Bank Of Scotland Wakefield 01924 365009 - Kirkgate Post Office Wakefield 01924 374678 - Eastmoor Post Office
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Light Waves Leisure Centre Wakefield 01924 302315 - Sun Lane Pool Wakefield 01924 302370 - Metropolitan District Council Wakefield 01924 306090 - 01924 Wakefield 01924 302230

Telephoning Wakefield from abroad - To dial a number in Wakefield from outside the UK: dial the International Access Code of the country you are calling from - follow that by the Country Code for the country you are calling to (44 for the UK) - dial the local area code omitting the initial ‘0’ e.g. for London 020 becomes 20 - dial the phone number of the person you want to call in Wakefield

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