The 496 just got more frequent
Where can we take you?
Your new and improved 496 now runs up to every 15 minutes between Wakefield and South Elmsall.
The Hepworth Wakefield
Named after the famous 20th century artist Barbara Hepworth, the gallery showcases major exhibitions and is located on the waterfront.
Wakefield Open Market
Offering fresh fruit and veg as well as baked goods and clothing, is held in the Cathedral Precinct in the heart of the city. The open market runs every Thursday to Saturday.
Theatre Royal Wakefield
Whether it’s taking the kids to the panto (Jack and the Beanstalk starts 21st November) or joining some friends for a spot of comedy, the Theatre Royal Wakefield has something for everyone.
Trinity Walk & The Ridings Shopping Centres
Easily accessible by bus, these two shopping centres offer a variety of shops, dining and entertainment experiences. Now also enjoy the new cinema complex!
With a 496 bus stop right outside, you can visit your local National Trust property quickly and easily. This 1733 Palladian house is a stunning place to explore and hosts regular events throughout the year.
Hemsworth Water Park and Play World
Located on the 496 route and with not one but two lakes, you and the family can enjoy fishing, riding pedalos, wildlife spotting and an adventure playground.