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image for Children's Activity Event item typeYorkshire Day - A Victorian Garden Party at Pontefract Castle

Family Event, Thu 1 Aug 2019, free entry

Come and celebrate Yorkshire day at the castle!

Come and celebrate Yorkshire day at the castle!

Address

Castle Chain,
Pontefract,
West Yorkshire,
WF8 1QH

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Details

Come and celebrate Yorkshire Day at the castle with a very special Victorian garden party!

Experience Pontefract Castle as it was when it first opened as a visitor attraction over 100 years ago.

Enjoy a summer’s day surrounded by the sights and sounds of a 19th century garden party, including a Victorian side-saddle gymkhana.

See horses, have a go at the coconut-shy, listen to the traditional barrel organ and meet Queen Victoria herself!

This event is FREE, and there's no need to book.

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

Children welcome

Event details

Dates Times
Thu 1 Aug 2019 11:00 to 16:00

Prices

Free entry

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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
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome