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Shop

Gift Shop

Gift Shop

Address

Castle Chain,
Pontefract,
West Yorkshire,
WF8 1QH

Events at this Venue

date event
Thu 23 Nov Dungeon Tour
Fri 24 Nov Ghost Walks
Sat 25 - Sun 26 Nov Dungeon Tour
Thu 30 Nov Dungeon Tour
Sat 2 - Sun 3 Dec Dungeon Tour
Sat 2 - Sun 3 Dec Medieval Christmas

Details

Call into the Visitors Centre and visit the Gift Shop 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.

You will also find a fun selection of toys, wooden swords, dress up items, cuddly toys, children's books and even small souvenirs that would make a perfect gift for a friend or family member.

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

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

Opening details

Pontefract Castle grounds are open
Monday to Friday 8.30am - 4.30pm
Weekends 9.30am - 4.30pm

Visitor Centre open 7 days a week
11.00am - 3.00pm
Includes, cafe, gift shop, museum displays and activity zone.

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