image for Children's Activity Event item typeHallowscream at Pontefract Castle

Halloween Event, Fri 28 Oct 2016, free entry




Castle Chain,
West Yorkshire,

Events at this Venue

date event
Fri 28 Oct Hallowscream
Mon 31 Oct Ghost Walks
Fri 11 Nov Ghost Walks
Fri 25 Nov Ghost Walks


Are you brave enough to visit Pontefract Castle this Halloween?

Visit the castle at twilight for some spooky, eerie fun.

Join in with bat themed activities, a spooky trail, Halloween treats and do you dare descend into the dark dugneon?

Don't forget to come along in your scariest outfit and bring a torch to light your way.

Free family fun for everyone.

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

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 28 Oct 2016 17:30 to 19:00


Free entry



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


  • 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