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Yorkshire Sculpture Park

West Bretton Hall, Wakefield WF4 4LG, England
+44 1924 832631
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Amazing place great works of art

Wow what can I say loads of open space some really good works of art plenty space for everyone sit... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
theageingstud
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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WALK IN THE PARK.

Great place to visit. Car park cost, £2.50 1hour, £ 5.00 1/2 hours, £ 8.00 all day. Easy to pay... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
ELAINE P
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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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.
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  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
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West Bretton Hall, Wakefield WF4 4LG, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wow what can I say loads of open space some really good works of art plenty space for everyone sit and chill with a picnic taking in the country air away from the hustle n bustle of city life based a few miles out of...More

Thank theageingstud
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great place to visit. Car park cost, £2.50 1hour, £ 5.00 1/2 hours, £ 8.00 all day. Easy to pay just park your car walk to pay booth, pick your length of stay, remember you need your car reg. Takes notes, coins, & cards, does...More

Thank ELAINE P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We live nearby and incorporate a visit sometimes when out for a stroll in the countryside. It is a shame that the park closes early in the evening preventing visits after work

1  Thank Peter R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place is really nice, I have been before and it was really nice too. The staff there are great but I really get on with rhianna that works there, she is really helpful in the cafe and on ice cream sometimes too. Overall the...More

1  Thank Whinny1
Reviewed 4 days ago

Once the public are sent home at 5pm you have 2.5 hours to turn the venue into your party place - worked a treat for us using the venue's restaurant to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary- exceeded all our expectations. Separate licensed room also available...More

Thank Gareth D
Reviewed 4 days ago

Even if you're not into art this is still a lovely place for a walk. The sculptures just add to the natural beauty of the park. Watch out for those long horned cattle!

1  Thank Seldomseenkid
Reviewed 5 days ago

We have been here several times during the last few years and always have a good time. This time we got a great deal on living social which was £16 for free car parking (which is usually £8 for the day) and brunch and drinks...More

Thank Gillian G
Reviewed 5 days ago

A great picnic location, with lakeside walks. Good for families with plenty of mowed grassy areas. No entertainment other than the sculptures, but nice peaceful setting to while away a couple of hours on a sunny day. No entry charge, but car park charged as...More

Thank mandymaynard2017
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a lovely family day here with our children and my husband's parents. It's a really lovely day out and the children particularly enjoyed a break from the sun in the little room that was full of paper to do pictures, rubbings, build with...More

Thank icclebug
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Easily accessible from the M1 and plentiful parking. Cost of parking £8 for whole day and this includes entry to the park and all the exhibits. You can leave and return in the same day with one ticket. There are two indoor galleries with different...More

Thank Sharon G
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Yaussietraveler32
How do you get to the park if you don't have a car?. Is it possible.
2 June 2017|
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Response from Claribelle | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Metro bus service 96 between Barnsley & Wakefield goes into the Sculpture Park near the visitor centre. There's a bus every hour or so in each direction.
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thursowick
I am hoping to see ALL the sculptures (which means that I plan to walk around the entire grounds, which look quite large on the map). Have any of you done that? How long would it take to see all the outdoor sculptures.
3 May 2017|
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Response from Christine G | Reviewed this property |
Allow plenty of time - it is worth it. I walked for just over an hour and at the same time my husband looked at the excellent indoor galleries. We both said we could have spent a little longer.
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jenny b
Is it suitable for someone using mobility scooter
2 February 2017|
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Response from YSPsculpture | Property representative |
Hi Jenny Yes, there are large parts of the Park that are accessible in a mobility scooter. Some areas with steep inclines and slippy surfaces etc. are not recommended – staff on our information desk are happy to advise on... More
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