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A former market town and industrial stronghold in West Yorkshire, today Wakefield has a unique reputation. Book car hire in Wakefield and discover it for yourself, as you visit some of the most exciting modern sculpture in Britain.
A former market town and industrial stronghold in West Yorkshire, today Wakefield has a unique reputation. Book car hire in Wakefield and discover it for yourself, as you visit some of the most exciting modern sculpture in Britain...
As the birthplace of both Barbara Hepworth and Henry Moore, Wakefield is a leading exhibitor of modern sculpture. Like a proud parent putting their child's artistic endeavours on the fridge door, Wakefield shows off the works of its creative son and daughter with great satisfaction. You can visit The Hepworth Wakefield - an impressive gallery that showcases both sculpture and modern art - it's a 10-minute drive from the heart of the city. Just eight miles south of Wakefield is the Yorkshire Sculpture Park, in the grounds of Bretton Hall. It's free to enter and see the open-air exhibits (you'll need wellies when it's very wet) and the indoor galleries. Works by both Henry Moore and Barbara Hepworth are on display at this pleasant attraction.
Back in the city centre, which sits just 10 miles south of Leeds, Wakefield Museum details the city's past - including its part in the famed Rhubarb Triangle. The museum is now housed in Wakefield One. The literary history of Wakefield is examined at the Gissing Centre, the childhood home of writer George Gissing. Crowning the city vista is Wakefield Cathedral, which is also worth a visit.
There are many shops, restaurants and bars in this welcoming city and it's easy to collect your rental vehicle when you want to see further afield. Book your hire car in Wakefield with TravelSupermarket, arranging in advance to save money, and then collect your car from one of the many downtown locations.
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