Plan Your Visit

ADMISSION & OPENING TIMES

FREE ADMISSION

Open daily during exhibition times: 11am–4pm
Yorkshire Sculpture Park grounds and Centre: 10am–5pm
The last shuttle between YSP and Longside is at 3pm (winter), 4pm (summer)
 

GETTING TO LONGSIDE GALLERY

There is no onsite parking at Longside (except limited spaces for Blue Badge holder). Visitors are advised to use the shuttle bus from Yorkshire Sculpture Park or footpath.

Shuttle Bus
During exhibition times a free minibus shuttle service is in operation between Yorkshire Sculpture Park and Longside Gallery departing from the Walk of Art outside YSP Centre every 30 minutes between 11am and 2.30pm (winter), 3.30pm (summer). The last departure from Longside Gallery is at 3pm (winter), 4pm (summer). A number of booster seats are provided for children under 135cm tall and a baby seat is provided for children aged between 12 months and 3 years. Pushchairs and dogs are not allowed on the service. Families needing help getting to Longside please ask at the Information Desk.

Footpath 
Visitors may follow the walking route from YSP (approx. 2km each way). Please note that the route follows an uneven path with uphill stretches and may not be suitable for some visitors. 

There is no onsite parking at Longside Gallery except for Blue Badge holders. Blue Badge spaces are available on a first come first served basis. 

 

GETTING TO YORKSHIRE SCULPTURE PARK 

By Road

Longside visitors are advised to park at Yorkshire Sculpture Park. The Park is situated on the A637, one mile from junction 38 of the M1.

Parking charges apply for all visitors, including blue-badge holders. Please pay for parking any time during your visit. You will be asked to type in your car registration number. The system takes both cash and card.

All day: £8.00
1–2 hours: £5.00
Up to 1 hour: £2.50

Motorcycles are free – please donate.
Coaches – please report to the information desk on arrival.

Yorkshire Sculpture Park is a charity and your parking fee supports everything they do.

For more information visit www.ysp.co.uk/itinerary.aspx

By Train

Wakefield Westgate is the nearest main line station, around seven miles from Longside Gallery. Visitors may travel to YSP to join the shuttle or take a taxi directly to Longside Gallery. 

A taxi from the station costs in the region of £14. Book online at www.wakefieldcars.com. The journey from London King’s Cross to Wakefield takes around two hours.

By Bus

For West Yorkshire timetables, call 0113 245 7676; for South Yorkshire timetables, call 01709 515151. Alternatively, visit: www.wymetro.com.

 

Get in Touch

General Enquiries: sculpture@southbankcentre.co.uk / +44 (0)1924 830900

Arts Council Collection, 7 Longside, Jebb Lane, Haigh, Nr Barnsley, S75 4BS

Exhibitions at Longside

Works from the Collection are exhibited at our sculpture centre, Longside each year. Longside is a unique space for exhibitions, offering panoramic views of Yorkshire Sculpture Park.
Seizure by Roger Hiorns

“Destined to be remembered as one of the truly worthwhile and significant moments of modern British art” (Jonathan Jones, The Guardian)
Events at Longside

Longside hosts a range of educational and outreach activities for adults and children, including regular study days and workshops find out how you can get involved here.

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The Arts Council Collection is the UK's most widely seen collection of modern and contemporary art.

With nearly 8,000 works by over 2,000 artists, it can be seen in exhibitions and public displays across the country and beyondThis website offers unprecedented access to the Collection, and information about each work can be found on this site.