What's On
What's On

What's On at Pontefract Castle

Current Update

In line with Government guidance Pontefract Castle grounds are open as normal and the Liquorice Café is serving takeaway food and drink.

The Gift shop will open from 13 April.

Our toilets are OPEN but our play area and activity zone are CLOSED.

To ensure that the castle remains safe and enjoyable for everyone, please stick to social distancing guidelines and limits on meeting others.

For more information from Wakefield Council, visit: http://bit.ly/CoronaWFD

Events, Activities, Workshops and Tours

All regular events, activities, workshops and tours taking place at the castle have been suspended. This includes Dungeon Tours.

Discover The Extraordinary

While castle events and activities are currently suspended, you can continue to discover the extraordinary by visiting the Wakefield Museums & Castles blog, where you'll find a whole host of interesting articles to read and fun activities to keep you occupied at home.

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