Hotels in Pontefract, United Kingdom

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Pontefract overview

Visitors to Pontefract have positive things to say about this welcoming city and its restaurants. There's a nice selection of bars to enjoy during your stay. Visitors can plan a fun excursion to Hemsworth Water Park and Playworld and Mid Yorkshire Golf Club while in Pontefract. Popular sights in the surrounding area include Townclose Hills Nature Reserve.

Where to stay in Pontefract

Whether traveling on business or vacation, Pontefract can accommodate all visitors. There are 7 hotels in Pontefract and you can shop as many as 597 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 41%. We have room prices starting at 16 USD per night and here's a breakdown of hotels by star rating in Pontefract as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 13 5-star hotels from 97 USD per night
  • • 211 4-star hotels from 56 USD per night
  • • 202 3-star hotels from 39 USD per night
  • • 24 2-star hotels from 30 USD per night

How to get to Pontefract

Fly into Doncaster (DSA-Robin Hood), 16.5 mi (26.6 km) from the heart of Pontefract. Leeds (LBA-Leeds Bradford) is the next closest major airport, 21 mi (33.8 km) away. Pontefract Baghill Station is the closest train station, located 3.1 mi (4.9 km) from the city center.

What to see around Pontefract

Memorable for its landmarks including:
  • • Pontefract Castle
  • • All Saints Church
Highlights of the area include:
  • • Hemsworth Water Park and Playworld
  • • Bigfellas Stadium
  • • Mid Yorkshire Golf Club
  • • Kinsley Greyhound Stadium
  • • Pontefract Museum

When to visit Pontefract

If you're beginning to plan your holiday, you might be wondering when is the best time to visit. Here's a list of seasonal norms to help you arrange your travel schedule:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 51°F day, 35°F night
  • • April-June: 66°F day, 38°F night
  • • July-September: 69°F day, 47°F night
  • • October-December: 59°F day, 37°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 0.20 inches
  • • April-June: 0.12 inches
  • • July-September: 0.16 inches
  • • October-December: 0.24 inches