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Wakefield's location at the heart of England and at the centre of the UK's communications network offers unsurpassed transport links, providing fast connections by road, rail, and air. The district has emerged from over a century of reliance on coal mining to become a thriving manufacturing, shopping and distribution centre, taking full advantage of its place at the heart of the region's transport network.
The city centre is vibrant with pavement cafés, restaurants, bars and an exciting nightlife creating a cosmopolitan feel. Nearby areas also offer some of the biggest and best shopping in the UK, including the Junction 32 Outlet Village at Castleford, which offers many designer names. Adjoining Junction 32 is the new Xscape development, which has one of the largest indoor real snow ski slopes in Europe. The complex, incorporating an ice climbing wall, multiplex cinema, bowling alley, shops and restaurants under one roof, attracts visitors from all over the country.
The city and surrounding areas also have a strong presence in sport; including a long tradition in rugby league and horse racing, where the longest continuous flat circular course can be found at Pontefract. In addition, there is an abundance of walking and cycle paths throughout the district with country parks, nature trails, waterways and lakes all waiting to be explored. The lake at Pugneys Country Park is a haven for sailing enthusiasts and canoeists and is within a mile of the city centre.
The district boasts several nationally recognised cultural and leisure facilities, and comprises more than forty towns and villages, including historical woodlands and rolling countryside. Wakefield is a busy, modern city, with bustling shopping facilities and a thriving nightlife that is attractive to both locals and tourists alike.