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a Castle in the town of Pontefract, in the county of West Yorkshire

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The Buttercross and St Giles.  Pontefract, West Yorkshire

Pontefract (181 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of West Yorkshire

(0.3 miles, 0.5 km)

Pontefract has a ruined castle which has seen many tragedies, Richard II was murdered there in 1400, and later it was the scene of bitter, bloody battles between Roundheads and Royalists...

Wakefield Kirkgate Railway Station 2012

Wakefield (49 Pictures)

in the county of West Yorkshire

(8.3 miles, 13.3 km, direction W)

Wakefield was the capital of Yorkshire's woollen industry for more than 700 years, it was an important weaving and dying centre as far back as the 13th century...

The River Aire near Snaith, East Yorkshire

Snaith (7 Pictures)

in the county of East Riding of Yorkshire

(11.5 miles, 18.6 km, direction E)

This small town appears to be almost surrounded by water, it developed along the banks of the River Aire and to the east is the Ouse...

Leeds

Leeds (261 Pictures)

in the county of West Yorkshire

(12.4 miles, 20.0 km, direction NW)

In the middle ages Leeds was a wool centre and it flourished. The sheep on the Yorkshire moors providing the wool for the cottage craft industry of spinning and weaving. The.....

A view of the Entrance to the Main Hall at Hazlewood Castle Nr Tadcaster, North Yorkshire

Tadcaster (4 Pictures)

in the county of North Yorkshire

(13.2 miles, 21.2 km, direction N)

Tadcaster has been at the centre of the Brewing industry since the 18th century, and today breweries remain conspicuous on its landscape...

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Recommended attractions near Pontefract Castle

Wakefield Cathedral, West Yorkshire. Viewed from Westgate

Wakefield Cathedral (2 Pictures)

(8.0 miles, 12.8 km, direction W)

This was formerly the parish church of All Saints, it only became a cathedral at the end of the 19th century. With its.....

Outline of Sandal

Sandal Castle (12 Pictures)

(8.1 miles, 13.0 km, direction W)

The crumbling, naked ruins of Sandal Castle are now owned by Wakefield council, and what an inspired choice of centre-piece they.....

Temple Newsam, Leeds. Lovely entrance

Temple Newsam (2 Pictures)

(8.9 miles, 14.3 km, direction NW)

This is a stunning house set in magical grounds. It began life hundreds of years ago but the oldest part of the house we see.....

A view of Newmillerdam taken near the memorial, West Yorkshire.

Newmillerdam Country Park (14 Pictures)

(8.9 miles, 14.4 km, direction SW)

This attractive country park offers a rich and varied country landscape, it is dominated by a large lake ringed by numerous trees.....

Brodsworth house and gardens South Yorkshire

Brodsworth Hall (117 Pictures)

(9.8 miles, 15.8 km, direction S)

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