Welcome to historic Castleford.
Once the home of Roman legions, today a hub of Rugby League, this market town has loads to offer. Uncover the town’s story from the Celtic Iron Age, through the growth of coal mining to the present day at Castleford Museum.
Enjoy a day browsing the colourful stalls of the local market or grab a bargain from Junction 32, then get yourself a cup of something hot from one of the town’s independent coffee shops, tearooms and cafes. Take a walk through nature at RSPB Fairburn Ings, or carve up the earth at Diggerland. Stroll along the waterfront by Queen’s Mill, and get your next adrenaline rush at Xscape.
There’s more than meets the eye at Castleford. So what are you waiting for?

Events in Castleford

Where to stay

Adventure and indulgence are top of the to-do list at Premier Inn Hotel Castleford, with Xscape Yorkshire and J32 Outlet Shopping Village right on the doo...

Food & Drink

Established in 2017, The Twisted Tree is situated in the historic and iconic Mexboro’ Arms Hotel building on Whitwood Common Lane in Castleford. Th...
A small family run café who provide happiness through food. Whether you’re in the mood for lunch or just a cup of tea and slice of delicious ...
Castleford’s number one coffee and tea house on TripAdvisor since 2013! Based in the heart of Castleford town centre, Coffee Revolution prov...
Step into ‘The Junction’ and you step back to a time when pubs were places where you could drink high quality beer in a warm and friendly environment. Eve...

Places to Visit

Finding your way around



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