M1, Junction 38; 1 minute
Restaurant: Tues-Sun 9am-5pm
Gallery and shop: Tues-Sun 10am-5pm (gallery 4pm in winter)
Open Bank Hols, closed 24-25 Dec
Free WiFi for visitors
Vegetarian or vegan options
Parking available onsite
Electric car charging
Yorkshire Sculpture Park is the largest sculpture park in Europe, with around 100 artworks across 500 historic acres and diverse exhibitions in six indoor galleries. It's both a cultural destination and an unusual escape from the road on big north-south drives. With its impressive architecture and views, The Weston opened in 2019. Under its wildflower roof, dining, shopping and art co-exist in one contemporary space. An added appeal is that it has its own entrance and parking (both free).
Enjoy table service on the terrace or in the restaurant - with its winter-ready wood burner - choosing from a local, Yorkshire-driven menu. The bouillabaisse and wild mushroom and chestnut gnocchi are highlights. The shop sells YSP's own gin plus limited-edition prints, books and artistic treats; the Gallery hosts a programme of exhibitions. To explore YSP proper, get your tickets at ysp.org.uk or on site. It is a remarkable place, a huge estate of delights.
(For YSP's general entrance, use WF4 4JX.)
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