Site open all year (please note, the Visitor Centre is now closed).
Sandal Castle is best known for the famous Battle of Wakefield, which was fought nearby in 1460 during the Wars of the Roses. It was here that Richard, Duke of York died in battle.
Remains of the 13th Century stone castle and the fine motte and bailey can be seen on site.
Creative Writing at Sandal Castle
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