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Historical Event, Wed 21 Feb 2018, free entry

Prisoners

Prisoners

Address

Castle Chain,
Pontefract,
West Yorkshire,
WF8 1QH

Events at this Venue

Details

In 2018, take part in a special workshop in the historic grounds of Pontefact Castle.

Kings and soldiers have been held prisoner inside the dungeons of Pontefract Castle.

Take part in a series of fun activities inspired by their stories including craft activities inside the visitors centre.

Explore the castle ruins on a trail around the grounds and find out where prisoners were held inside the castle, from medieval kinds to civil war soldiers.

This workshop is open to all visitors through out the day so just drop in and have fun at Pontefract Castle.

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
Wed 21 Feb 2018 11:00 to 15:00

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 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