Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield, West Yorkshire

Situated in 500 acres of 18th-century landscape in West Bretton (near Wakefield in West Yorkshire), YSP is the UK’s leading international centre for modern and contemporary sculpture.
Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield, West Yorkshire

YSP is a leading international centre for modern and contemporary sculpture, set within 500 acres of historic landscape near Wakefield, West Yorkshire.

Soak up the beauty of art and nature as you discover oround 100 sculptures outdoors, set against the backdrop of rolling countryside, formal gardens, lakes and woodland.

The collection is always changing and includes works by Barbara Hepworth, Henry Moore, Andy Goldsworthy and Ai Weiwei. Experience a programme of world-class exhibitions and exciting events for all ages across the indoor galleries.

Highlights for 2023 include exhibitions by Erwin Wurm, Lindsey Mendick, Daniel Arsham and Leonardo Drew. YSP is a registered charity with a mission to bring world-class art to Yorkshire for everyone to enjoy. 


Features & Accessibility

  • Visit England VAQAS
  • Accredited Museum
  • Winter Opening
  • Tearoom
  • Gift Shop
  • Group Visits
  • Dogs welcome on leads (grounds only)
  • Facilities for wheelchair users & those with limited mobility
  • Facilities for auditory impairments

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West Bretton, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF4 4LG

01924 832631


Opening times

Open daily, except 24 – 25 December. Summer: 10am–6pm. Winter: 10am–5pm. Indoor galleries and catering opening  times vary – please check website before visiting. Book tickets online.


Exit M1 at J38, take the A637 towards Huddersfield and follow signs. Satnac: WF4 4JX. By rail: Wakefield Westgate (7 miles). Bus route: 96 (Wakefield/Barnsley).

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