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

October Half Term, Fri 27 Oct 2017, free entry




Castle Chain,
West Yorkshire,

Events at this Venue

date event
Thu 19 Oct Dungeon Tour
Sat 21 - Sun 22 Oct Dungeon Tour
Sat 21 - Sun 29 Oct October Half Term Fun
Thu 26 Oct Dungeon Tour
Fri 27 Oct Hallowscream
Sat 28 - Sun 29 Oct Dungeon Tour


Dare you dress up in your scariest outfit and visit Pontefract Castle at twilight for some spooky, eerie fun?

There will be plenty of activities and crafts to enjoy, plus there will also be a trail around the grounds.

Don’t forget a torch!

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

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 27 Oct 2017 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 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