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Historical talk, Sat 29 Jun 2019, £3

Pontefract Castle

Pontefract Castle

Address

Castle Chain,
Pontefract,
West Yorkshire,
WF8 1QH

Events at this Venue

date event
Wed 3 Apr Castle Crafts
Mon 8 - Sat 13 Apr Grow Your Own
Thu 11 Apr Have a Dabble - Pisanki Eggs
Mon 15 - Wed 17 Apr Our Feathered Friends
Tue 16 Apr Paint a Dragon Egg! @ Pontefract Castle
Thu 18 Apr Dragon Egg Hunt

Details

A look at Pontefract's very own saint. St Thomas of Pontefract. Thomas, who was Thomas of Lancaster, met his end at the hands of his cousin, Edward II. Find out more about this unlikely saint and his connection to our town.

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 29 Jun 2019 14:00 to 15:00

Prices

Booking essential

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