Discover Roman Castleford with a new self-led trail launching on the Love Exploring App from Friday the 4th June. Make sure to download the Love Exploring app before visiting Castleford and load the Rome Castleford trail. We recommend starting your adventure at Queen’s Mill where you can also pick up a fun activity pack.
Join us on Facebook Monday 31 May to Sunday 6 June to celebrate all things roman with fun online puzzles, crafts and activities.
Rome Castleford Trail
We’re excited to announce a new self-led interactive trail that you can find via the Love Exploring app live from Friday 4 June. Once you’ve downloaded the app and are ready to discover what roman Castleford has to offer, start your adventure at Queen’s Mill and select the Rome Castleford trail from the Trails menu within the app.
The trail is approximately 1 mile and will take you to the Roman baths, the Roman fort and more. We recommend leaving 30 minutes to 1 hour to complete the trail depending on the little romans that may be joining you on the adventure.
Discover the Extraordinary: Rome from Home
Visit the Rome From Home page on the Wakefield Museums & Castles blog to find out more about the Roman objects found in Castleford and have a go at activities inspired by the collection - something for all the family!
Visit Castleford museum to see the roman artefacts found from around Castleford and pick up a fun roman inspired take and make bag from Saturday 29 May to Saturday 5 June 2021. The bags will be filled with fun activities to do throughout half term week at home.
Castleford library are also offering some fun roman themed activities this half term with a special roman treasure hunt running all day throughout half term and activity bags to take home too. From Tuesday 1 June to Saturday 5 June join a Roman Mosaic crafting session, with limited places available make sure to call to book your place 01977 722085.
Rome From Home YouTube playlist
Head over to the Wakefield Museums & Castles YouTube channel to enjoy a virtual visit to Castleford Museum's Roman displays and try your hand at Roman cookery and cosmetics.
Rome From Home digital jigsaws
Recreate Roman Castleford scenes with our illustrations of Lagentium life, from the fort to the bath house.
Post your activities and adventures using #RomeCastleford on social media.
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