Pontefract Park Walk through the Ages

Pontefract Park

Free event Family friendly


Now - Sun 19 Sep 2021


12:00 - 16:00

A guided walk, by Pontefract Civic Society, with information about its WWI and WWII connections, the history of the park and reference to nature in the park.

A socially distanced walk inside Pontefract Racecourse circuit, which highlights a brief history of the park (including its link with Royalty, the castle, horse racing and its reduction in size) and it considers the events and activities which took place associated with both World Wars, and aspects of nature in Pontefract Park.

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Meet next to the 'Pepperpot'/race results building (see photograph above) in the Park. Meet 10 minutes prior to the commencement of the walk.

Maximum 10 people per session. Approximate 1 hour dependent upon the weather and underfoot conditions, suitable clothes and footwear are advisable.

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15th September 2021

12:00pm - 01:00pm

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18th September 2021

01:00pm - 02:00pm

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19th September 2021

12:00pm - 01:00pm

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Venue Details

Find us at

Park Side, Pontefract, WF8 4QD





Access Facilities

Accessible Toilet

Family Friendly Venue

Wheelchair Accessible