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image for Children's Activity Event item typeMarvellous Magic at Pontefract Castle

Children's Activity Event, Mon 20 - Sat 25 Aug 2018, free entry

Marvellous Magic

Marvellous Magic

Contact

Wakefield Museums and Castles

01924 302700

Address

Castle Chain,
Pontefract,
West Yorkshire,
WF8 1QH

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Details

Visit Pontefract Castle this Summer and explore the theme of Marvellous Magic.

Explore the marvelous themes of magic, mystery and superstition that surround Pontefract Castle and its history.

Families can pick up some tips for casting magical spells and mixing up potent potions from our own castle witches and wizards this week.

There will be some fun witches and wizards inspired games in our outdoor arena on the bailey and you can even make your own magic wand to keep!

This drop in activity runs from Monday 20 August to Saturday 25 August.

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 20 - Sat 25 Aug 2018 11:00 to 15:00

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
  • Disabled accessDisabled access