Castle events

Pontefract Castle is the perfect setting for a host of must see events from living history to our spectacular Proms in the Castle concert. 

Our 2017 events programme is still being put together, but we do have dates for our two main events.

  • Proms in the castle will be on 24 June
  • Picnic in the castle will be on 15 July


Pontefract Castle Dungeon Tours

Experience our medieval dungeon by joining one of our popular Dungeon Tours.

Regular tours are available at 3pm and last around 40 minutes. Tours cost £2.50 for adults and £1.25 for children and can be booked at the Visitor Centre.

Ghost Walks of Pontefract Castle

Pontefract Heritage Group.
The castle brought to life by ghosts of the past

Friday 25 November, 7pm and 8:30pm
Pontefract Castle
Tickets now sale

Ticket information

Tickets can be bought over the phone or in person from Pontefract​ Castle, 01977 723440.

For more information visit our facebook page or the Wakefield district tourism website


Contact us

Pontefract Castle

Castle Chain
Car park postcode: WF8 2JF
School visits tel: 01924 302700

01977 723440