Sandal is a village in the county of West Yorkshire, England, south of Wakefield, by the River Calder.
Sandal Castle is of Norman origin and was the venue for the Battle of Wakefield in the Wars of the Roses.
Sandals are an open type of footwear. Related are mules and flip-flops. The latter can only be worn with bare feet or special socks. They can be made of rubber, leather, wood (as in clogs) or tatami (as in zori).