image for Children's Activity Event item typeDragon Egg Hunt at Pontefract Castle

Easter Activity Event, Thu 5 Apr 2018, free entry

Dragon Egg Hunt

Dragon Egg Hunt


Castle Chain,
West Yorkshire,

Events at this Venue

date event
Thu 5 Apr Dragon Egg Hunt
Tue 10 Apr Birds of Prey Puppets
Sat 21 - Sun 22 Apr St George's Day
Sun 27 - Mon 28 May Siege Weekend
Sat 23 Jun Proms in the Castle
Sat 7 Jul Picnic at the Castle


In 2018, take part in an Easter Trail with a difference in the historic grounds of Pontefact Castle.

Follow the mysterious footprints around the castle to find the dragon’s egg and claim your prize.

Enjoy Easter crafts, games and plenty of fun family activities.

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
Thu 5 Apr 2018 11:00 to 14:00


Free entry

Also see



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