image for Children's Activity Event item typeOctober Half Term Fun at Pontefract Castle

October Half Term, Sat 21 - Sun 29 Oct 2017, free entry

October Half Term Fun

October Half Term Fun


Castle Chain,
West Yorkshire,

Events at this Venue

date event
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
Tue 31 Oct Ghost Walks
Thu 2 Nov Dungeon Tour


It might be a bit colder and darker outside, but Pontefract Castle have plenty of activities to keep you entertained in October.

Dungeon tours, creative craft sessions and family fun activities are just a few of the great things you can do over the school holidays.

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
Sat 21 - Sun 29 Oct 2017


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