New to Normanton?
Normanton is a town Near the eastern border of West Yorkshire, nestled between Castleford and Wakefield. Its earliest historical records date back to the Norman occupation, and one of its oldest buildings, the timber-framed Hanson House, is situated Near its All Saints' Church. Its high street has a range of chain and independent shops and restaurants, and many locals are employed in the Eurolink industrial estate.
Welcome to Wakefield
A short drive from Normanton, Wakefield is one of Yorkshire's lesser-known cities, but any first-time visitor is sure to remember it. Interesting historical sites such as Nostell Priory and Wakefield Cathedral have been lovingly preserved, and complement more modern features like Ridings Shopping Centre seamlessly. Well-kept green spaces such as Haw Park Wood and Anglers Country Park offer a relaxing break from the bustle of the city, alongside many rustic pubs and homely restaurants.
Explore Yorkshire Sculpture Park
One of the most unique outdoor attractions anywhere in England, the Yorkshire Sculpture Park is an impressive home for contemporary art, enjoyed by countless locals and visitors alike every year. The intriguing open-air displays by international artists are complemented by four eclectic galleries, making for an experience that's both relaxing and thought-provoking.
Planning a trip to Normanton? Travelodge Pontefract Ferrybridge Hotel is a 15-minute drive away, and Travelodge Wakefield Woolley Edge Hotel can be reached in half an hour.