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image for Children's Activity Event item typeSt George's Day at Pontefract Castle

Easter Activity Event, Sat 21 - Sun 22 Apr 2018, free entry

St George's Day

St George's Day

Address

Castle Chain,
Pontefract,
West Yorkshire,
WF8 1QH

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Details

Join in the national St George’s Day celebrations at Pontefract Castle on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 April.

Watch the mighty St George charge in on his trusty steed to slay the dragon, watch some traditional crafts and have a go at some yourself.

Plus explore the ancient ruins of the castle and pay a visit to the liquorice cafe and the gift shop inside the visitors centre.

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 22 Apr 2018 11:00 to 16:00

Prices

Free entry

Directions

Plan route to Pontefract Castle using Google mapsPlan route using 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