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Pontefract Castle

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Cher B wrote a review Sep 2020
Sheffield, United Kingdom7 contributions2 helpful votes
Brilliant place! The staff do an AMAZING job of looking after this local gem. People forget the importance of this castle in England's history. The information signs are great and the added bits for children really kept mine engaged and interested to read the next ones. Gorgeous, clean, safe founds too! Cafe etc looked fantastic. Highly recommend a visit!
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Ann Elizabeth H wrote a review Sep 2020
Wakefield, United Kingdom89 contributions45 helpful votes
An interesting castle. The castle seems to have been covered in scaffolding for some time. The scaffolding is now all gone. The improvements and facts about the castle make this a well worth visit.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from Navigate35450489628, Manager at Pontefract Castle
Responded Sep 14, 2020
We are glad you decided to return to Pontefract Castle now that our conservation works are complete, and that you enjoyed your time with us.
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Adrian Y wrote a review Aug 2020
Leiden, The Netherlands506 contributions109 helpful votes
Excellent castle ruins with a number of informative signs around the well kept grounds. Great views down from the castle too. Didn't visit the cafe, but it looked quite good. Free parking spaces - limited number near the castle. A visit to All Saints church and the remains of the small Saxon chapel is worth combining with one to the castle.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Lottie P wrote a review Aug 2020
South Wales, United Kingdom58 contributions13 helpful votes
Free to park and free to get in. Extremely informative and the staff were lovely. Definitely the best thing in Pontefract!
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Response from Navigate35450489628, Manager at Pontefract Castle
Responded Aug 21, 2020
We are glad you had a great visit and hope to see you back soon! Don't forget to tell friends and family about us!
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Fred J wrote a review Aug 2020
Ripon, United Kingdom15 contributions2 helpful votes
The castle ruins have been much improved in recent years with better access to more areas. Good signage gives information around the site. Toilets and cafe are available if staying for a while to absorb the atmosphere.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Response from Navigate35450489628, Manager at Pontefract Castle
Responded Aug 21, 2020
We are glad you had a great visit and hopefully we will see you back soon!
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