The only one of its kind, Yorkshire Sculpture Park is an international centre for modern and contemporary art, experienced and enjoyed by thousands of visitors every year. Explore open-air displays by some of the world’s finest artists, enjoy fascinating exhibitions throughout four stunning galleries, be inspired by the natural beauty of an historic estate, and get involved in a dynamic line up of events and activities.
Yorkshire Sculpture Park is a pioneering place that aims to challenge, inspire, inform and delight, welcoming over 400,000 visitors, including 48,000 learning visits each year.
"Probably the finest exhibition site for sculpture in the world." Bill Packer, Financial Times
"In my experience, you get things from visiting these 500 acres of rolling rural north that are rarely available at other art locations." Waldemar Januszczak, The Sunday Times
"A great way to combine culture, exercise and fresh air for all the family." The People
Some areas of the Park can be difficult to access due to uneven terrain. We strongly advise wheelchair and mobility scooter users seek route and ground condition advice from staff at the Information Desk in YSP Centre. We offer free use of mobility scooters and wheelchairs, subject to availability – please call ahead on +44 (0)1924 832631 to reserve a scooter or wheelchair for your visit. There is priority parking for Blue Badge holders in the main car park. Toilets are wheelchair accessible. There are a number of shuttle buses available to help visitors navigate the site – see information below.
HOW TO REACH
Yorkshire Sculpture Park is 180 miles out of London, just outside the city of Wakefield in West Yorkshire. YSP is conveniently located one mile from M1 Junction 38 and is served by Leeds Bradford and Manchester International Airports, both within a 90-minute drive away.
The best postcode for sat nav is WF4 4JX. Exit the M1 at Junction 38, take the A637 towards Huddersfield, and follow the Yorkshire Sculpture Park brown heritage signs for one mile until you reach a roundabout. At this roundabout, turn left and follow the road through to the YSP car park and Centre.
Wakefield Westgate is the nearest main line station, around seven miles from YSP. A taxi from the station costs approximately £10. London King’s Cross to Wakefield takes approximately 2 hours. For times and fares visit nationalrail.co.uk
Unfortunately, the current service provider of buses to YSP has gone into administration. For information on buses to West Bretton visit wymetro.com
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