image for Children's Activity Event item typeMedieval Tournaments at Pontefract Castle

Children's Activity Event, Mon 13 - Sat 18 Aug 2018, free entry

Medieval Tournaments

Medieval Tournaments

Contact

Wakefield Museums and Castles

01924 302700

Address

Castle Chain,
Pontefract,
West Yorkshire,
WF8 1QH

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 21 Jul Paper Mosaics
Sun 22 Jul Medieval Woodwork and Carpentry
Sat 28 Jul Stained Glass Style
Mon 30 Jul - Sat 4 Aug Attack & Defence
Wed 1 Aug Yorkshire Day
Sun 5 Aug Green Man Workshop

Details

Visit Pontefract Castle this Summer and explore the theme of Medieval Tournaments and get active in a series of fun family activities from Monday 6 August to Saturday 11 August.

Families are invited to join the melee and learn some jousting skills at Pontefract Castle this week.

There will also be the opportunity to have a go at archery on the bailey and make some fun Medieval themed crafts to take home.

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

Disabled access

Event details

Dates Times
Mon 13 - Sat 18 Aug 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
  • Disabled accessDisabled access