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“Pontefract Castle”
Review of Pontefract Castle

Pontefract Castle
Ranked #4 of 20 things to do in Pontefract
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Reviewed October 8, 2012

Sadly there is not much left of Pontefract Castle.The area around the castle is pleasant enough but unless you are a history buff it isn't really worth travelling a long distance for a visit.

1  Thank John W
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Reviewed October 1, 2012

We lived in Pontefract for 25 years and I think it was more than year ago and I didnt know where it was, found it but it was ok and understand for the history which is good for the school.

1  Thank amanda227
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Reviewed August 31, 2012

A good value for money, tasty meal in a lovely environment with helpful, friendly staff. Have been on a few occasions now using it as a half way meeting place for friends who live in Braham, Pontefract, Castleford, Crofton and Wentbridge. Remember it is a BYO.

Thank Caroline H
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Reviewed August 20, 2012

Not much left really ... but it was free!
The printed info, again free, was very good as it did help to fill in the gaps as it were and there was a lot of gaps .. excuse the pun.
Built on a high mound you get amazing views over the surrounding area.
You can walk freely arond the site and if you time it right for the guided tours, for which there is a small charge, you can go down into the cellars.
Nice sheltered area if you fancied a picnic.
Good afternoon out.

Thank No1silversurfer
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Reviewed August 17, 2012

Just off the A628 in Pontefract the remains of the castle left me a little disappointed There is so little left of what was once a major,historical castle that I was deflated, but I can say the staff were knowledgeable and the grounds were well maintained.

Thank gangan67
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