Wakefield Cathedral


Wakefield Cathedral
Cathedral Centre
8-10 Westmorland Street
West Yorkshire, WF1 1PJ

Travel information

M1 or A1/A638 from south;
A1/M1 link from north east;
M621 from Leeds; M62/M1 from north west;
Wakefield is a regular halt for National Express trains from London to Leeds and Cross Country trains from the West Country and Midlands to Leeds, York and Scotland.
The cathedral is situated in the heart of the city, opposite the Ridings Shopping Centre.


The Ridings Centre car park is close by.
Coaches can drop off in Westmorland Street.

Visitor Hours

Monday-Friday: 8.00am to 5.00pm
Saturdays: 8.00am to 4.00pm
Sundays: Open for Services


Free of charge (donations welcome)

Arranged visits

Guided Tours

Guided Tours & School Visits are very welcome by prior arrangement. Information leaflets available in English, French & German.

School Visits

There is no age limit to visits and all ages and abilities can be catered for. The teacher in charge is encouraged to liaise with us to create a trail around the Cathedral.

Please contact Ali Bullivent, the Education Officer at the cathedral.



Sunday Services
Holy Communion (BCP) 8.00
Eucharist (CW contemporary) 9.15 (Girls/Boys)
Eucharist (CW traditional) 11.00 (Boys/Girls and Lay Clerks)
Evensong (BCP) 16.00 winter,
18.30 from Low Sunday to end of October (Men & Boys)

8.00 daily Morning Office and Eucharist (CW contemporary)
Holy Eucharist
10.30 Wednesdays (BCP) and Saturdays (CW contemporary)
12.30 Fridays (CW contemporary)
Sung Eucharist
19.00 Major Feasts
Choral Evensong
Tuesdays 17.00 (Boys)
Wednesdays 18.00 (Girls)
Thursdays 18.30 (Boys & Lay Clerks)
Said Evensong
17.00 Monday & Friday, 16.00 Saturday


Worship page


Events page


    Bookshop open each weekday.

Facilities for disabled

    There is a ramp system in place.

Further information


Visitor Officer

Telephone number

01924 373923

Email address

Facsimile number

01924 215054

Website address

Wakefield Cathedral