Pontefract Castle Dungeon Tour

Calendar Icon Fri 07 Jun 2024 - Sun 28 Jul 2024
Clock 10:45 - 12:15
Tag £2.40 - £4.15
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About

Join a Pontefract Castle dungeon tour! Soak in the atmosphere of this eerie underground space, discover the history of the dungeon and see where Civil War prisoners left to languish scratched their names into the rock.


Please note: The tour involves going underground via steep steps with low light levels, uneven ground, and damp conditions. Sensible footwear is strongly recommended.


FAQs


How long is the tour? Tours last around 45 minutes.


Is it suitable for young children? The tour is not suitable for very young children (under 5’s) and babies / children cannot be carried up or down the steps due to the risk of falling.


Can I get a refund if I can no longer attend? Tickets are non-refundable.


Will I get a refund if Pontefract Castle cancels the tour? Yes, refunds will be issued in this case.


Can I bring a dog on the tour? No. Dogs must be left at the dungeon entrance with a member of your group.


Can I film the tour? Filming or photography of staff is not allowed.


Where can I park? Pontefract Castle car park is located on Beech Hill a short distance from the castle entrance – a walk of approx. 5min.Car park post code is WF8 2JF


How can I contact the organiser with any questions?


Online bookings enquiries: Call 01924 302700 and leave a message. This number is monitored during office hours: Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm. (It is not monitored at weekends and on bank holidays)


General visit and on-the-day enquiries: Contact the Pontefract Castle Gift Shop on 01977 723440 and leave a message. This number is monitored Tuesday to Sunday, 10am to 4pm.


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

    Access facilities

  • Accessible Car Parking
  • Accessible Toilet

Book your tickets

Pontefract Castle Dungeon Tour

15th June 2024
10:45 - 11:30
16th June 2024
10:45 - 11:30
21st June 2024
10:45 - 11:30
22nd June 2024
10:45 - 11:30
23rd June 2024
10:45 - 11:30
28th June 2024
10:45 - 11:30
5th July 2024
10:45 - 11:30
6th July 2024
11:30 - 12:15
7th July 2024
10:45 - 12:15
12th July 2024
10:45 - 12:15
13th July 2024
10:45 - 12:15
14th July 2024
10:45 - 12:15
19th July 2024
10:45 - 12:15
20th July 2024
10:45 - 12:15
21st July 2024
10:45 - 12:15
26th July 2024
10:45 - 12:15
27th July 2024
10:45 - 12:15
28th July 2024
10:45 - 12:15

Venue Details

Find us at

Castle Garth, Pontefract, WF8 1QH

Phone

01977723440

Email

castles@wakefield.gov.uk