Sandal Castle

An aerial view of Sandal Castle, Wakefield
Address:
Manygates Lane, off A61  Wakefield WF2 7DS

Opening Times:

Site open all year (please note, the Visitor Centre is now closed).



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Description:

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.



Contact Details:
Tel: 01977 722741
Email: castles@wakefield.gov.uk


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