Yorkshire Sculpture Park is a charitable trust and museum in West Bretton. The park is a 500 acre site on the 18th century Bretton Hall estate. Originally, Sir Peter Murray founded the park in 1977. It is now home to a large collection of impressive sculptures including work by Barbara Hepworth, Damien Hirst and many more. Since opening, more than 1000 different artists have worked with the museum. Furthermore, the arts museum is still operating and open for visitors to explore. To book tickets for a visit to Yorkshire Sculpture Park, click here.

What is there to do at Yorkshire Sculpture Park?

At Yorkshire Sculpture Park in West Bretton, you can explore the expansive collection of outdoor sculptures in the 500 acre park. This includes 90 different sculptures from artists around the world. Additionally, there is the indoor visitors centre displaying further exhibits. Here you will also find a café and gift shop to enjoy. Furthermore, there are family friendly activities and educational opportunities available. The park also frequently hosts guest exhibits. To find out more about exhibits, activities and tickets for Yorkshire Sculpture Park, visit their website.


Yorkshire Sculpture Park has a carpark with 11 disabled bays near the entrance. Inside the Visitor Centre, there is 2 floors with lifts allowing access to all areas of the building. Additionally, in the other buildings there is also lift access. There are accessible toilets in each building. The Visitors Centre can be busy and echoey, particularly around mid day. However, the building has a quiet room for visitors to take time away if needed.

Outside in the park, there are some areas with uneven terrain and the ground can be effected by the weather. However, there are pathways that can be used to get around. These pathways are sloped at some stages. There are 90 benches around the park for resting. If you have any concerns, there is a Centre Information Desk which can help with suggesting accessible routes. Noise levels in the park should be low due to the expansive outdoor space.

For more information about days out in Yorkshire, visit the Eric Knows website.

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