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Sandal Castle

Manygates Lane | Sandal, Wakefield WF2 7DS, England
+44 1924 249779
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History lesson

This is a wonderful place to visit for free take in the beautiful views and visit a well know piece... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Richard I
Great walk and heritage site !

Loved this walk to and around Sandal Castle.Great ruins and history to explore.A little tip is to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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Manygates Lane | Sandal, Wakefield WF2 7DS, England
+44 1924 249779
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a wonderful place to visit for free take in the beautiful views and visit a well know piece of our history . Unfortunately due to government cutbacks the visitor centre is closed but look up the history on the net it fascinating .Not...More

Thank Richard I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved this walk to and around Sandal Castle.Great ruins and history to explore.A little tip is to park at Pugneys Country Park and then about half way round you can cut across to the castle just make sure you pay enough for parking as they...More

Thank ainsy30
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

has this is only 10 mins from were I live it never disappoints me when I go for a walk after a long week the views from the castle are fantastic and is so relaxing its a shame it wasn't looked after for such a...More

Thank terryhawkins
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The high point of Wakefield overlooking the city and South Pennines now with a great cafe for coffee lunch and tea. We found this destination enhanced with friendly staff and tasty treats, savoury and sweet. We will be back very soon. Outside seats and inside.

1  Thank Newmillerdam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice café, much larger and a much wider menu than I envisaged for an out of the way place. We arrived at 3.45 on a Sunday afternoon, they still had plenty of cakes, etc. We asked if they could do a couple of tuna sandwiches...More

1  Thank Virginiaslim100
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Do visit Sandal Castle. The views are lovely and the paths are good for both young and older people.the car park is free and after, or even before, do visit the new Sandal Castle cafe. I visited the cafe with my daughter and we had...More

Thank Barbara T
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Wonderful views across the whole of Wakefield. True Yorkshire skies and now with a great cafe on site to make the visit even more pleasurable. Oh... And by the way....there is a very interesting piece of history in the form of castle ruins. Fantastic.

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 9 September 2017

We walk most days with our dog with amazing views , even better now a new cafe has opened recently serving light meals/snacks etc .Service and quality is excellent. All staff very friendly ,even well behaved dogs are welcome

Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Visiting Sandal Castle for a walk and to enjoy the views has now got even better with the opening of the Castle Café in the former visitor centre. It's open 7 days a week and is child and dog friendly. Excellent, generous cups of coffee...More

2  Thank CheshireTravelgirl
Reviewed 7 September 2017

It is a shame that budgetary pressures in Wakefield have caused the closure of the visitor centre and the fact that access onto the bailey or close to the remaining ruins is not possible pending finding funds to make it safe . The cafe run...More

Thank hells278
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Angelina R
6 November 2016|
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Response from idownes | Property representative |
Admission is free, but the bridge leading to the central area is closed until repairs can be carried out. In the mean time there are still great views over the city.