We look forward to welcoming you for a day out exploring art set within 500 acres of 18th-century landscape.
YSP is a charity and every penny from ticket sales supports our work.
Whether you're planning a day to spend time with friends and family, some peace and quiet or looking for somewhere outdoors to adventure with the kids, there are lots of different ways to enjoy a day here. Be inspired and plan your visit today.
Book your visit
An entry ticket is required to enter YSP whether you come by car, bike or on foot. Car parking is included.
We highly recommend pre-booking to visit YSP.
A limited number of tickets are available each day and on weekends, Bank Holidays and school holidays are very popular times to visit.
Pre-booking your ticket will guarantee entry on your chosen day.
Please bring your pre-booked ticket and keep it with you during your visit, either on your phone or printed.
Your ticket includes car parking and access to YSP’s extensive grounds and indoor galleries.
You can arrive at any time within our opening hours and stay for as long as you like until we close the gates (17.00 winter, 18.00 summer).
YSP is an independent charitable trust and registered museum which relies on ticket sales as vital income to remain open and support its work.
Everyone who buys a ticket to YSP is supporting the work we do, such as staging major temporary exhibitions, siting sculpture outdoors, caring for a 500 acre conservation landscape, and inspiring audiences through creativity, learning and engagement.
|Champion with Gift Aid (including £1 voluntary donation)||£10 including £1 voluntary donation. Add Gift Aid to your booking to make your donation go further at no extra costs.|
|Champion (including £1 voluntary donation)||£10 including £1 voluntary donation.|
|Open Concession (available to everyone who considers themselves qualifying for a concession ticket)||£6|
|Aged 18 and under*||Free|
|YSP Friend with Annual Pass*||Free|
|Resident's Pass* (residents living in West Bretton, Haigh or High Hoyland)||Free|
|Essential companion (for an individual accompanying a visitor with additional access needs)||Free|
|MAX Card* (for up to 2 adults and 2 children visiting with the child who holds the card)||Free|
|Art Fund National Art Pass*||Free|
|Yorkshire's great Houses, Castles and Gardens*||Free|
|NEWT in Somerset*||Free|
*Proof of ID and/or valid membership card required on entry
Parking is included with your ticket, even if your ticket is free.
Please note, The Weston gallery, shop and restaurant are free to enter. No ticket required.
Choose a Gift Aid ticket today and make your donation go further.
If you are a UK taxpayer, Gift Aid allows you to increase the value of your donation to us without you having to pay a penny more. For every £1 you donate, YSP can claim an additional 25p from the UK Government. This makes a huge difference to charitable trusts like YSP.
Yorkshire Sculpture Park
Yorkshire Sculpture Park is located 7 miles outside of Wakefield and 20 miles south of Leeds in West Yorkshire. YSP is conveniently located one mile from M1 Junction 38 and is served by Leeds-Bradford, Doncaster-Sheffield and Manchester International Airports, all within a 90-minute drive away.
SatNav WF4 4JX brings you to our main car park.
Autumn/winter opening times
Autumn/winter opening times operational from 29 October 2023.
From 6 November–24 March,
we will be closed on
Mondays (excluding school
and Bank Holidays) and 24–25 December.
|10.00–17.00||YSP Visitor Centre, Shop and Grounds (open Tuesday–Sunday and Bank Holidays).|
|10.00–16.00||Underground Gallery, Chapel and Upper Space (open Tuesday–Sunday and Bank Holidays).|
|10.00–16.00||The Weston Gallery and Shop (open Tuesday–Sunday and Bank Holidays).|
|09.00–16.00||The Weston Restaurant (open Tuesday–Sunday and Bank Holidays). Lunch menu served until 15.00.|
|10.00–16.00||The Kitchen Café (Open Tuesday–Sunday and Bank Holidays). Lunch menu served until 15.00.|
|10.00–16.00||Coffee Shop (open Weekends, Bank Holiday and school holidays)|
|10.00–16.00||The Learning Café (open Weekends, Bank Holidays and school holidays).|
Car parking is included with your ticket.
Priority parking for Blue Badge holders is available in the main car park – please park in your preferred space on arrival.
For visitors to The Weston ONLY, free parking is available at the eastern entrance to YSP. You will not have access to the rest of the YSP grounds, galleries, cafes and shop without a ticket.
Bring your dog
We welcome dogs at YSP, except in our indoor spaces. Please keep your dog on a short lead at ALL times and clean up after your dog.
To protect livestock and wildlife, dogs are NOT permitted around Upper Lake or Menagerie Wood.
Assistance dogs are permitted throughout YSP.
Food and drink
All our food comes from local suppliers and is freshly prepared by our chefs. And every purchase helps to support YSP. Coffee and cake, sandwiches to-go, and fresh hot meals – you’ll find it all at YSP. Options include takeaway kiosks and a self-service canteen.
There’s also our new light-filled restaurant and beautiful terrace at The Weston. We source our produce from local suppliers and even grow some of it here on site. And picnics are always welcome.
Find out more about the cafés and restaurant at YSP.
With three ways to shop, YSP Shops offer a range of beautiful bespoke merchandise, limited editions and a s selection of gifts and craft catered to all ages and budgets. There's something for everyone waiting in store, come in and say hello – our friendly team can help with any questions you might have. Shop in-store at YSP Visitor Centre and The Weston, and online.
We are an independent charitable trust and every purchase you make helps us to continue our work bringing internationally acclaimed art to Yorkshire for everyone to enjoy.
Discover the latest from YSPMore
- Art Outdoors
Ro Robertson: Stone (Butch)Robertson’s Stone (Butch) (2021) is part of a body of works exploring the terrain of the queer body in the landscape and was created by plaster casting directly in crevices in natural rock formations at Godrevy Point (St Ives Bay, Cornwall).
Yorkshire Sculpture Park announces 2023 programme16 November 2022
- Art Outdoors
Robert Indiana: LOVE (Red Blue Green)Indiana’s iconic LOVE (Red Blue Green) (1966–1998) welcomes visitors at the entrance to YSP.
- Art Outdoors
Jaume Plensa: WilsisWilsis appears to be deep in thought or dreaming. Her eyes are closed and she is inward-looking and self-contained, remote from the present moment and the beauty of the surrounding scenery. Although monumental in size at over 7 metres high, this sculpture depicts a normal girl, rather than immortalising a traditionally extraordinary or powerful person.