Family friendly


In this relaxed session for SEND families, you can weave your own mini willow dragon nests and eggs with the Art Room at Pontefract Castle.

Enjoy creating and making together and learn a new skill in this hands-on session.

£2.50 per child, accompanying adults free. Suitable for groups with children aged 8 and above.

This session for SEND Families runs 10am-11am. Booking is required. Book at Book at

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.

There are also non-relaxed sessions running at 11.15am, 1pm & 2.15pm – booking required. Book at


Willow Dragon Nests 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