Free event Family friendly


It’s a full day of dragon tales at Pontefract Castle!

Join StoryTrails to help Ilbert find his eggs in this eggcelent interactive storytelling session!

Our friends from Pontefract Library are with us all day sharing stories too.

Tick off numbers #10 Sharing Books and #11 Making Connections from your 50 Things to Do Before You’re 5 challenges!

This SEND families’ session runs 10.30am – 11.30am

SEND families are welcome at all of our sessions but we are running this SEND session for those families who require a more relaxed atmosphere, with restricted numbers. This session is FREE, but booking is required. Book onto this session at

Other, non-relaxed sessions run 1.15pm – 2.15pm and 2.45pm – 3.45pm

All activities are free, but booking is also required for these Storytrails sessions as places are limited. Again, these sessions are free, but booking is required. To book onto a non-relaxed session, visit:

A Day of Dragon Tales is part of the Dragon Egg Week at Pontefract Castle, running from Saturday 1 April to Monday 10 April. Help Ilbert the Dragon find all of his eggs on a FREE new trail available every day!

Venue opening hours

Monday : 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Tuesday : 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Wednesday : 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Thursday : 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Friday : 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Saturday : 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Sunday : 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Venue Details

Find us at

Castle Garth, Pontefract, WF8 1QH