Pontefract Castle

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  • Landmarks, Historical Sites and Properties

    Landmarks, Historical Sites and Properties

Contact Details:
Alison Creasey Cultural Development Officer Wakefield Museums Wakefield One Burton Street Wakefield WF1 2DD
Contact Email:
acreasey@wakefield.gov.uk
Website:
www.wakefieldmuseums.org
Address:
Pontefract Castle Castle Chain Pontefract .

In the Middle Ages, Pontefract Castle was one of the most important fortresses in the country. It became a royal castle in 1399, upon the accession of Henry Bolinbroke to the throne. Richard II sub...

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Castle Trail
Children will complete the trail independently as the castle and any visiting exhibitions.
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Age Range: 5 - 12
Normal Number of CU Learning Hours: minutes
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