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Weekly City Spotlight: Wakefield

Wakefield

Skyline View of Wakefield

Located on the eastern edge of the Pennines, the city of Wakefield is in West Yorkshire, by the River Calder.  The city offers historic attractions such as Nostell Priory and Wakefield Cathedral as well as the modern in the form of The Hepworth Wakefield, one of the biggest galleries outside of London, celebrating the work of countless artists including Dame Barbara Hepworth who was born in the city. Wakefield is also home to beautiful parklands including Anglers Country Park and Haw Park Wood.

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