Open throughout the Year
Sandal Castle is best known for the Famous 'Battle of Wakefield' which was fought nearby in the year of 1460, during the 'War of the Roses'. A historic event - Richard, Duke of York, was also killed during this battle.
Today you can still see the remains of the 13th century castle, the fine motte and bailey command a superb position overlooking Pugney's Country Park & Lakes, together with views across the City of Wakefield and over the Calder Valley.
Sandal Castle grounds are open to the public all year round, for further information, please visit their website