The A-Z of the Wakefield District

Gareth Webb is on a mission! He's heading out on the road to show off what is great about living in the Wakefield District.

Each week he'll be visiting a different location and crossing off one letter of the alphabet as he goes.

If you have a suggestion of where to go email Gareth here.

A is for Stanley Ferry Aquaduct One of the longest cast iron aqueducts in the world.
B is for Belle Vue Stadium Home of Wakefield Trinity since 1895
C is for Wakefield Cathedral Home of Yorkshire's Tallest Spire.
D is for Diggerland Castleford's JCB theme park
E is for Emley Moor The UK's tallest freestanding structure.
F is for Fairburn Ings Castleford's RSPB nature reserve.
G is for George Gissing Wakefield's forgotten novelist?
H is for Hemsworth Water Park The seaside on our doorstep.
I is for Independent Businesses Celebrating our local businesses
J is for The Jungle Home of the Castleford Tigers
K is for Wakefield Kirkgate Wakefield's award winning railway station!
L is for Wakefield Library and Museum Wakefield's Library and Museum, Home to a surprising piece of football memorabilia!
M is for the National Coal Mining Museum Overton's World Famous National Coal Mining Museum
N is for Newmillerdam Newmillerdam and the historical Boathouse.
O is for Ossett Brewery Ossett's independent brewery specialising in award winning real ales
P is for Pontefract Races Pontefract Racecourse. The longest flat racecourse in Europe.
Q is for Queen's Mill Queen's Mill. The biggest stone grinding flour mill in the world.
R is for Rhubarb Rhubarb. A super food grown on our doorstep.
S is for Sandal Castle Sandal Castle, The scene of the Battle of Wakefield.
T is for Theatre Royal Wakefield The Theatre Royal Wakefield, The other Theatre Royal on Drury Lane!
U is for Unity Works Unity Works, Wakefield's Newest Music Venue and more!