Wakefield Cathedral

Debbie Cowley, Families Editor
Image courtesy of Wakefield Cathedral

Wakefield Cathedral, Northgate, Wakefield, WF1 1HG – Visit Now

Wakefield Cathedral is set in the heart of the city and strives to offer a warm welcome to all who live in Wakefield and beyond. They aim to be a place of conversation for people of all faiths and none, and a cultural hub in the city centre.

There are many fascinating treasures to discover in Wakefield Cathedral, including medieval carvings and an impressive collection of stained glass by Charles Kempe.

Entrance to the Cathedral is free.

Opening Hours

  • Mon: 9:00am – 4:45pm
  • Tue: 9:00am – 4:45pm
  • Wed: 9:00am – 4:45pm
  • Thu: 9:00am – 4:45pm
  • Fri: 9:00am – 4:45pm
  • Sat: 9:00am – 3:45pm
  • Sun: 8:30am – 4:15pm
  • Always double check opening hours with the venue before making a special visit

Because of the ongoing Coronavirus crisis, we are unable to bring you our usual recommendations for things to do in Manchester and the North. Our thoughts at this time are with our readers and with the organisations and businesses who make the North of England a great place to live and visit. We hope you stay well and look forward to sharing more unmissable events and places with you later in the year.

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