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Yorkshire Sculpture Park's Visitor Centre and entrance is a landmark building, designed by Feilden Clegg Bradley Architects that offers greatly improved visitor facilities in a vibrant and contemporary setting.
Alongside the restaurant and shop are a Community Resource area, auditorium and conference space. An outdoor workshop site and an indoor classroom are also available for visiting schools and groups.
Why not take a look at the "Walk Of Art" as you approach the Visitor Centre from the car park area. 'Walk of Art' is a 100 metre metal pathway designed and inscribed with the names of individuals, clubs, groups, companies and schools. You cant fail to miss the thousands of names (some more famous than others!) beneath your feet in this permanent work of art by sculptor Gordon Young, in collaboration with "why not associates". Can you spot the name of a famous Yorkshire born chat show host? Good Luck with your search!
Winter: Galleries + indoor facilities 10am-4pm / Open air 10am-5pm
YSP is closed 24th - 25th December inclusive.
Car park locked 30 minutes after closing.
Car Park Charges:
Up to 1 hour £2.50
1-2 hours £5.00
All day (3 hours+) £8.00
Events at this Venue
|Thu 27 Apr - Thu 28 Dec||Art and Social for over 55s|
|Sun 1 Jan - Sat 30 Dec||Simon Armitage, Poet in Residence|
|Sat 4 Mar - Sun 3 Sep||Tony Cragg: A Rare Category of Objects|
|Sat 27 May||Little Family Worlds: Photography Workshop|
|Sun 28 May||Recharge: Yoga Retreat|
|Tue 30 May||Kaleidoscope Screen Printing|
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From Wakefield City Centre: Take the A637 from Wakefield. Proceed through West Bretton village. At the next roundabout turn right and follow the road through to the YSP car park.
From Motorway North/South: Exit the M1 at Junc 38. Take the A637 and follow the YSP brown heritage signs for 1 mile. At the next roundabout turn left and follow the road through to the YSP car park.
From Motorway East/West: Leave the M62 at Junc 29 and take the M1 South towards Wakefield. Exit the M1 at Junc 38 and take the A637. Follow the YSP brown heritage signs for 1 mile. At the next roundabout turn left and follow the road through to the YSP car park.
By Public Transport:
Nearest Railway Station: Wakefield Westgate Railway Station (5 miles)
Nearest Bus Station: Wakefield Bus Station (5 miles)
Bus Route: Tate Travel Service No. 96 goes into the grounds of the YSP.
Car Park Charges:
All day: £8.00 / 1–2 hours: £5.00 / Up to 1 hour: £2.50
Motorcycles are free – please donate.
Coaches – please report to the Information Desk on arrival.
Parking charges apply to all visitors including blue-badge holders.
- Baby changing facilities
- Coach parties accepted
- Credit cards accepted (no fee)
- Disabled toilets
- Education/study area
- Facilities for groups
- Facilities for educational visits
- Gift shop
- On-site catering
- On-site light refreshments
- Picnic site
- Regional Tourist Board Member
- Wheelchairs available
- Accepts groups
- Facilities for conferencing
- Facilities for corporate hospitality
- Children welcome
- Disabled access
- Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
- Smoking not allowed