Welcome to Castleford

Have a wander around the historic market town of Castleford, stop for a coffee and then discover Castleford’s Roman past at the museum.

Head to the waterfront and visit Queen’s Mill, once thought to have been the largest stone grinding mill in the world with twenty pairs of grinding stones. Explore the fascinating history on special open days throughout the year organised by the Castleford Heritage Trust.

Love to shop? Browse a range of independent boutiques in the centre of town to find those perfect gifts then head to Juntion 32 Outlet Shopping Village to explore over 80 high street favourites. Just across the road you’ll find your next adrenaline rush on the real snow slope at Xscape Yorkshire.

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Meet the Curator

Meet the Curator

Castleford Museum
Family Fun

Family Fun

Castleford Museum
Steady Cycle Ride

Steady Cycle Ride

Queen's Mill
Snozone Kids' Holiday Camps

Snozone Kids' Holiday Camps

Xscape Yorkshire
Summer Activity

Summer Activity

Xscape Yorkshire
Toddler Tuesdays

Toddler Tuesdays

Castleford Museum
Roman Oil Lamps

Light the Lamps!

Castleford Museum
Brilliant Brooches

Brilliant Brooches

Castleford Museum
Fairburn Ings

Big Wild Sleepout

RSPB Fairburn Ings
Family Fun

Family Fun

Castleford Museum
Glass Works

Glass Works

Castleford Museum
Potteries

Potteries!

Castleford Museum
Fairburn Ings

Wild Wednesday

RSPB Fairburn Ings
Mining

Mining

Castleford Museum
Burberry

Burberry

Castleford Museum
Chemical Works

Chemical Works

Castleford Museum
Family Fun

Family Fun

Castleford Museum
Creative Chariots

Creative Chariots

Castleford Museum
Brilliant Boats

Brilliant Boats

Castleford Museum
Fairburn Ings

Wild Wednesday

RSPB Fairburn Ings
Brilliant Bicycles

Brilliant Bicycles

Castleford Museum
Tram-tastic

Tram-tastic

Castleford Museum
Easy Cycle Ride

Easy Cycle Ride

Queen's Mill

There's a world of discovery waiting for you to explore at Castleford Museum.

Learn about life under Roman rule, dress up like a solider and find out how Roman conquests shaped the Castleford we see today.

Celebrate the town's rugby league heritage, explore the stunning collection of glass and take part in exciting family workshops held throughout the year.

Get closer to nature at RSPB Fairburn Ings.

Whether it's wildlife watching, pond dipping or bird spotting you're after, Fairburn Ings is the place to be for nature lovers.

A relaxing stroll through the woodland and along the trails will see you come across a variety of habitats so make sure you're on the look out!