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The Weather in Wakefield
Check out the climate diagram for Wakefield. July is the warmest month of the year in Wakefield, with temperatures reaching an average daily maximum of 20°. In contrast, the coolest month is January. The rainiest month is January, while the driest month is June.
Holiday Lettings in Wakefield Offer a Traditional English Holiday
15km south of Leeds in the rolling hills of West Yorkshire, Wakefield cabins offer the perfect self-catering holiday. Book an old dairy cottage or a garden apartment for the family and enjoy an English holiday in perfect privacy. Or, if you so fancy, stay in a Pottery Apartment to have a go at the pottery wheel or pot painting, to add to your holiday experience.
Wakefield's art and culture scene
A great many artists and sculptors, like Henry Moore and Dame Barbara Hepworth, were inspired by the picturesque landscapes of Wakefield. Experience this world-class art heritage while staying in your Wakefield holiday cottage at the multi-award winning Yorkshire Sculpture Park and the Hepworth Wakefield, a contemporary art gallery.
Dig further into the city’s rich culture with a visit to the National Coal Mining Museum for England, a 15min drive away. Here you'll travel 140m underground, to explore the country’s last deep coal mine.
West Yorkshire excursions
A visit to the National Trust Nostell, an impressive 18th century mansion, is an ideal outing for your Yorkshire holidays. Enjoy this historic site's grand architecture, Chippendale furniture collection, and picture-perfect landscaped park and gardens.
In the summer months, the Maize Maze at Cawthorne promises endless fun for families with small children. Lose yourself in the maze, enjoy a typical village fête with games and puzzles, ride the tractor, barbecue, and dig into fresh, home-made ice cream.
Can't-miss Wakefield events
Holiday lettings in Wakefield are much in demand in February when the Wakefield Festival of Food, Drink and Rhubarb comes in full swing. Book accommodation in advance and enjoy a weekend packed with street delicacies, family workshops, cookery shows, and much more at this festival.
In July, don’t miss the Pontefract Liquorice Festival, celebrating the town’s history and cultural heritage. Sample goodies and drinks made from liquorice while browsing the bustling street market and enjoying live entertainment and workshops.
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