Group Visits

Henry Moore Reclining Figure Tour

As a group visitor it’s easy to enjoy a day out at Yorkshire’s award-winning gallery. There’s something to interest all your party including rarely seen plasters by Barbara Hepworth and major contemporary exhibitions, striking architecture, delicious food in the Café Bar and exclusive art products in the Shop.


Entry to the gallery is free, but why not book a special 45 minute tour with our gallery team to introduce you to the gallery and current exhibition? Only £6 per person.

For an extra special tour, let one of our curators show you around our galleries, focusing on your chosen subject, Barbara Hepworth, the current exhibition or Yorkshire in pictures. £18 per person.

Groups booked onto a guided tours receive the following extra benefits:

  • Coach welcome and introduction to the gallery
  • Point of contact during your visit
  • Catering offers and reserved seating in our café subject to availability
  • A complimentary hot drink for your coach driver

Guided tours are limited to 20 people. For larger groups we would suggest the party divides into smaller groups and one enjoys the cafe and shop while the other is on the guided tour.

Groups are welcome to lead themselves around the galleries during opening hours, however we request that all group visits of 8 people or more are booked in advance by emailing or calling 01924 247360.


Book in advance to receive special offers, reserved seating in our café, and a complimentary drink for your coach driver. Choose from our menu including a Yorkshire ploughman’s and daily chef’s specials.


Call 01924 247360 or email

Coaches may drop off directly outside the gallery on Gallery Walk, we have no facility for coach parking there is a pay and display coach park 2 minutes from the gallery on Quebec Street.



Why not try one of our suggested itineraries and combine your visit to The Hepworth with one of Wakefield’s many attractions.

Art and Culture

Yorkshire Sculpture Park is just 7 miles from the gallery and features more than 40 sculptures displayed across stunning parkland.

Learn about Yorkshire’s sculpture heritage with a tour that goes to both Yorkshire Sculpture Park and The Hepworth Wakefield. At YSP, explore on foot one of the largest outdoor collections of bronzes by Henry Moore and see Barbara Hepworth’s Family of Man in its entirety. At The Hepworth Wakefield discover a unique gallery display of over 40 rarely seen sculptures by Hepworth.

BOOK NOW and receive
- 10% off food and drink packages at both venues
- Free goodie bag for the group leader on arrival at both venues
- Free parking at Yorkshire Sculpture Park
Call 01924 832508 or 01924 247360 or email
£50 per group (max. 30). Duration: 45 mins at each venue.


Nostell Priory, just 5 miles away, is an 18th-century architectural masterpiece with Chippendale furniture, fine art collections and gardens. T: 01924 863892

The National Coal Mining Museum, 7 miles from The Hepworth, gives an opportunity to travel down one of Britain’s oldest working mines. T: 01924 848806


Visit Wakefield city centre for Ridings Centre and Trinity Walk, a new 500,000 sq ft shopping centre just 1 mile away, or Junction 32 Outlet Shopping Village, 8 miles away.