Pontefract Castle, Pontefract

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  • Will definitely return here in a few months when all scaffolding work finished. Enjoyment of the castle is limited by the restrictions it places on the visit at the moment. Enjoyed walking around the ...  more »
  • Well I guess history isn't everyone's cup of tea but if it is then this is a great plave. Lot's of money is being spent on it too which is a worthy cause. Good museum a very pleasant tea room. Good pa...  more »
  • What is being done will make this a great place to visit in time - just don’t go yet. Every part of the Castle is fenced off with work ongoing. The only part accessible is the green in the middle. The...  more »
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  • The castle is a beautiful historic place which is getting a much needed facelift. The events at the castle are sometimes free and always great fun. The kids love it to run around. It is lovely to just go and sit for some peace and quiet or for a walk. You can explore the ruins or just walk around the flat path if you struggle with mobility. The new cafe is fantastic and reasonably priced offering a good selection of drinks and cakes.
  • Never make the mistake of coming here to see a castle. If you have a scaffolding fetish it would pass half an hour I suppose. The cafe is more of a tea shop - a few cakes and a pie warmer but friendly enough.
  • Cafe really good . castle still under renovation but should be completed by Christmas then it will be fantastic.
  • Visited the newly opened café and the work they've done is fab, including the museum, shop and activity room. The staff are so friendly, there's good coffee and nice selection of teas plus the homemade cakes are yummy. Looking forward to the rest of the work on the castle being completed.
  • It was really great to see Pontefract Castle coming alive after watching the work progress from 2016. The cafe was welcoming and the staff were very friendly. We shall come again to see the work complete. Glynis with Morley Walking Club Veterans.
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