Discover a selection of 443 holiday rentals in Wakefield that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including pool and internet/WiFi. Prices start at £ 129 per night, and flats & apartments and houses are popular options for a stay in Wakefield. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

The friendly city of Wakefield awaits you

Enjoy the area's art galleries, cathedral and history with a rental holiday home in Wakefield. This welcoming city attracts visitors thanks to its bars and shopping. National Coal Mining Museum and Temple Newsam House are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Wakefield

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Wakefield a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Townclose Hills Nature Reserve (7.4 mi / 12 km)
  • Magna Science Adventure Centre (18.8 mi / 30.3 km)
  • Middleton Park (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Diggerland Yorkshire (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Yorkshire Sculpture Park (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Howley Hall Golf Club (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Wakefield

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Wakefield is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Townclose Hills Nature Reserve (7.4 mi / 12 km)
  • Pugney's Country Park (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Middleton Park (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Yorkshire Sculpture Park (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Rabbit Ings Country Park (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Hemsworth Water Park and Playworld (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Wakefield

The nearest airport is in Leeds (LBA-Leeds Bradford), located 14.5 mi (23.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Doncaster (DSA-Robin Hood), which is 24.2 mi (39 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Wakefield Westgate Station, Wakefield Kirkgate Station and Sandal & Agbrigg Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Can I find a vacation rental around Wakefield?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 443 vacation rentals near Wakefield. From 234 flats & apartments to 194 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Wakefield for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.