Wakefield is a city in West Yorkshire, England. It sits on the River Calder and the eastern edge of the Pennines, which has a population of around 150,000 people. Wakefield has lots of things to see and do including the Nook Gallery, Wakefield Cathedral and the Fossil Grove.
Wakefield has a rich industrial past; the manufacturing sector is very important to the city but Wakefield is also seeing strong growth in the creative sector and has become well known for high-quality design work.
Wakefield is well located for most areas of central and southern England by road, rail or air, there are buses, taxis and trains, as well as the Metro, which includes the tram system.