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Getting here

Take a look at this map of Wakefield city centre 

By car

The Hepworth Wakefield has its own car park located on Thornes Lane, WF1 5QJ

Please note there is a 2.5m height restriction.
Sat Nav: WF1 5QJ

There are 77 spaces for cars in our car park, along with space for motorcycles, bicycles and disabled spaces.

This is a pay and display car park which accepts coin payment as well as credit / debit cards.

 

Car parking costs

£5 for up to 4 hours
£8 for over 4 hours
FREE during late night openings

Blue badge holders can park for free outside the main entrance accessible via Gallery Walk. Sat nav: WF1 5AW.

You can become a member to get a yearly car park permit for £25

The Hepworth Wakefield is a charity and the money we make from our car park goes straight to the charity to support our charitable aims.

Alternative parking

On street
Thrones Lane, WF1 5QW

Pay & Display
Ings Road (opposite Halfords), WF1 1TY
Kirk gate train station, WF1 4EL

Multi-storey
Merchant Gate, WF1 2QN

By coach

We don’t have facilities for coach parking, but there is a coach drop off point in Gallery Walk – by prior arrangement only.

The nearest pay and display coach park can be found on Tadman Street (WF1 5RG) just 3 minutes drive from the gallery in Wakefield City Centre.

All coach parties should book their visit in advance.

By bus

The gallery is on the FreeCityBus route operated  Monday – Friday between 10.08am & 3.08pm, and Saturday between 8.30am & 5pm. The service does not run on Sundays.

The bus route includes Wakefield Westgate and Kirkgate train stations, Wakefield bus station, Ridings Shopping Centre, Trinity Walk and other city centre drop offs and is every 10 minutes.

The Hepworth Wakefield bus stop is adjacent to the Wakefield Waterfront on A61 Barnsley Road and the gallery. All journeys on the bus are free of charge and each FreeCityBus is accessible and can carry one wheelchair at a time.

More information about the FreeCityBus

Wakefield bus station is located on Union Street, Wakefield WF1 3AG.

The gallery is situated on the main bus routes with services provided by all operators which stop on Bridge Street immediately adjacent to The Hepworth Wakefield.

Plan your bus journey

By train

The gallery is 0.3 miles from Wakefield Kirkgate train station (approximately 8 minutes walk)
and 1 mile from Westgate train station (approximately 20 minutes walk).

For train timetable information and tickets visit  National Rail or Northern Railway

By bike

Bicycle racks are located in our car park on Thornes Lane and on site at the disabled parking bays by our main entrance.