image for Shop - Gift item typeGift Shop & Visitors Centre at Pontefract Castle

Shop, free entry

Unique Pontefract Castle gifts

Unique Pontefract Castle gifts

Address

Castle Chain,
Pontefract,
West Yorkshire,
WF8 1QH

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 15 Oct Lioness Lantern Parade
Fri 28 Oct Hallowscream
Mon 31 Oct Ghost Walks
Fri 11 Nov Ghost Walks
Fri 25 Nov Ghost Walks

Details

Call into the Visitors Centre and treat yourself or a friend to a memento of your visit to Pontefract Castle. There's something for everyone, from pencil case fillers to housewares to books for the history enthusiast. Also available is a small selection of drinks and snacks.

Pontefract Castle now has a fantastic range of branded souvenirs for sale in our newly refurbished Visitor Centre. Why not come for a browse?

Spend some time in the Education Room where you can find out more about the history of the castle and view a small display of objects from the castle grounds. For the younger visitors there is a range of children's activities including 'Make and Take'.

The Visitors Centre is open Wednesday to Sunday from 11am.
Monday and Tuesday from 12.30pm.

Coach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowedFacilities for hearing impaired

Open all the time

Prices

Free entry

Location

Directions

See location of Pontefract Castle on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SE 460222  Lat: 53.69421 Long: -1.30481

By Road:
M62 jct32
Continue onto Park Road (A639)
Turn left onto Southgate (A645)

For car parking:
Turn left onto North Baileygate. Car park located off Beech Hill. WF8 2JF

Disabled car-parking spaces are available at the Castle gates (approach via Spink Lane or Micklegate).

By Public Transport:
Nearest train station: Monkhill/Baghill Railway Station
Nearest bus station: Pontefract Bus Station

Walk from Pontefract town centre via Horsefair, Micklegate and Castle Chain.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Pontefract, Monkhill station

Facilities

  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired