Beach brings crowds to Castleford

21/08/2017, PR8631

Castleford Seaside
Families enjoying the seaside in Castleford

The seaside came to Castleford for the third year in a row, bringing over 9,800 visitors into the town centre on Saturday.

The popular annual event brought all the best bits of the seaside to Castleford, including a big beach, free donkey rides, bumper cars, Punch and Judy Shows and children’s rides and activities.

Jacquie Speight, Cabinet Member for Culture, Leisure and Sport
Cllr Jacquie Speight, Cabinet Member for Culture, Leisure and Sport

Cllr Jacquie Speight, Wakefield Council’s Cabinet Member for Culture, Leisure and Sport, said: “There’s no need to travel all the way to the coast when we can bring the seaside to you. The Castleford event has gotten bigger and better every year and continues to grow in popularity. We saw a record number of visitors enjoy all the activities taking place on Saturday and it was wonderful to see so many families enjoying what was on offer.”

Visitors can still share photos from the Castleford and Wakefield seaside events at
www.facebook.com/eventsinwakefield

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