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Pontefract overview

You can learn about the local heritage of Pontefract at landmarks like Pontefract Castle and All Saints Church. A stop at other sights like Hemsworth Water Park and Playworld and Bigfellas Stadium will create memories. If you're looking for a new favorite getaway, look no further than Pontefract.

Where to stay in Pontefract

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Pontefract has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Pontefract with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Pontefract hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Pontefract hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Pontefract

Fly in to Doncaster (DSA-Robin Hood), 16.5 mi (26.6 km) from downtown 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.

What to see around Pontefract

Memorable for its landmarks including:
  • • Pontefract Castle
  • • All Saints Church
Some recommended places to see include:
  • • Hemsworth Water Park and Playworld
  • • Bigfellas Stadium
  • • Mid Yorkshire Golf Club
  • • Kinsley Greyhound Stadium
  • • Pontefract Museum

When to visit Pontefract

Wondering what time of year to travel, or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal norms to help you with your planning:

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