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Historical talk, Sat 18 May 2019, £3

Pontefract Castle

Pontefract Castle


Castle Chain,
West Yorkshire,

Also at this Venue


Kings, Wolves, and Coroners: the History in Candace Robb's Mysteries is a talk by leading medieval mystery writer Candace Robb, Author of the Owen Archer, Margaret Kerr and the Kate Clifford series. Candace is based in Seattle but writes about Medieval York and Edinburgh. Owen Archer, a one eyed spy has visited Pontefract Castle on his adventures and Candace's latest Series involves Kate Clifford who gets involved in events around the death of our very own Richard II.

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

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Dates Times
Sat 18 May 2019 14:00 to 15:00


Booking essential


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


  • 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