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Best Western Plus Rogerthorpe Manor Hotel
Best Western Plus Rogerthorpe Manor Hotel

Thorpe Lane, Pontefract WF9 1AB

3.5 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (10 reviews)

Located in Badsworth, this eco-friendly hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Mid Yorkshire Golf Club, Elite Paintball, and …

£95
Tower House Executive Guest House
Tower House Executive Guest House

21 Bondgate, Pontefract WF8 2JP

5.0 out of 5.0
4.8 out of 5 (29 reviews)

Situated in Pontefract, this guesthouse is within a 10-minute walk of All Saints Church and Pontefract Castle. Pontefract Tow …

£70
Darrington Hotel
Darrington Hotel

Great North Road, Pontefract WF8 3BL

3.0 out of 5.0
3.4 out of 5 (73 reviews)

Located in Darrington, this inn is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Mid Yorkshire Golf Club and within 3 mi (5 km) of All Saints Church …

£40
Wheldale Hotel
Wheldale Hotel

Wheldon Road, Castleford WF10 2SD

2.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (85 reviews)

Situated in Castleford, this inn is 0.4 mi (0.7 km) from Castleford Bridge and within 3 mi (5 km) of Xscape Yorkshire and …

£40
Campanile Hotel Wakefield
Campanile Hotel Wakefield

Monckton Road, Wakefield WF2 7AL

3.0 out of 5.0
3.1 out of 5 (214 reviews)

Situated in Wakefield, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Hepworth Wakefield, Wakefield Theatre Royal, and Wakefield …

£33
The Grange
The Grange

2 Snydale Road, Normanton WF6 1NT

4.0 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (52 reviews)

Situated in Normanton, this bed & breakfast is 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from Diggerland Yorkshire and within 6 mi (10 km) of Xscape …

£70
Holiday Inn Express Leeds East
Holiday Inn Express Leeds East

2 Aberford Road, Leeds LS26 8EJ

3.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (334 reviews)

Located in Oulton, this hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Thwaite Mills, Townclose Hills Nature Reserve, and Royal Armouries. …

£44
The Grand Hotel & Spa
The Grand Hotel & Spa

Station Rise, York YO1 6GD

5.0 out of 5.0
4.8 out of 5 (1,246 reviews)

The Grand Hotel & Spa sits next to York’s Roman city walls, just across the road from the Memorial Gardens and the River Ouse …

£123
Hampton by Hilton York
Hampton by Hilton York

Toft Green, York YO1 6JT

3.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (1,370 reviews)

Located in the heart of York, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Micklegate Bar, York Dungeon, and Jorvik Viking Centre …

£77
Holiday Inn Express Sheffield City Centre
Holiday Inn Express Sheffield City Centre

Blonk St, Sheffield S1 2AB

3.5 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (647 reviews)

Located in the heart of Sheffield, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet and Ponds Forge …

£50
The Midland Hotel
The Midland Hotel

97 Aberford Road, Leeds LS26 8LQ

3.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (89 reviews)

Located in Oulton, this inn is within 6 mi (10 km) of Townclose Hills Nature Reserve, Temple Newsam House, and Royal Armourie …

£59
York House Hotel
York House Hotel

10-12 Drury Lane, Wakefield WF1 2TE

3.0 out of 5.0
3.6 out of 5 (84 reviews)

Located in the heart of Wakefield, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Wakefield Theatre Royal, Wakefield Museum, and …

£60
Campanile Doncaster
Campanile Doncaster

Doncaster Leisure Park, Doncaster DN4 7PD

2.0 out of 5.0
3.1 out of 5 (222 reviews)

Situated on a lake, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Doncaster Dome, Doncaster Racecourse, and South Yorkshire Aircraft …

£31
Oulton Hall
Oulton Hall
4.6 mi from Pontefract
4.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (335 reviews)

Located in the suburbs, this family-friendly hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Thwaite Mills, Diggerland Yorkshire, and …

£98
Thorpe Park Hotel and Spa
Thorpe Park Hotel and Spa
6.3 mi from Pontefract
4.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (170 reviews)

This family-friendly Leeds hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Crossgates Shopping Centre and Temple Newsam House. Tropical Worl …

£101
Holiday Inn Express Leeds City Centre Armouries
Holiday Inn Express Leeds City Centre Armouries
8.9 mi from Pontefract
3.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (300 reviews)

Located in Cultural Quarter, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Leeds Minster and Royal Armouries. First Direct Arena and …

£43
Clayton Hotel Leeds
Clayton Hotel Leeds
9.1 mi from Pontefract
4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (1,308 reviews)

A 5-minute walk from Crown Point Shopping Park, Clayton Hotel Leeds is close to the motorway and a 20-minute drive from the …

£53
Jurys Inn Leeds
Jurys Inn Leeds
9.2 mi from Pontefract
3.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (759 reviews)

Located in Cultural Quarter, this eco-friendly hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Salem Church and Royal Armouries. First …

£53
42 The Calls
42 The Calls
9.3 mi from Pontefract
4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (496 reviews)

Located in Cultural Quarter, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Leeds Minster and Royal Armouries. First Direct Arena …

£62
Hilton Leeds City Hotel
Hilton Leeds City Hotel
9.4 mi from Pontefract
4.0 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (962 reviews)

This family-friendly Leeds hotel is located in the business district, within 1 mi (2 km) of Leeds City Square, First Direct …

£65
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Leeds City Centre
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Leeds City Centre
9.4 mi from Pontefract
4.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (1,422 reviews)

Modern waterfront Leeds city centre hotel with a panoramic views from the rooftop Sky Lounge bar. DoubleTree by Hilton Hote …

£62
Leeds Marriott Hotel
Leeds Marriott Hotel
9.4 mi from Pontefract
4.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (932 reviews)

This family-friendly Leeds hotel is located in the entertainment district, within a 15-minute walk of Holy Trinity Church and …

£64
Discovery Inn Hotel
Discovery Inn Hotel
9.4 mi from Pontefract
2.0 out of 5.0
3.6 out of 5 (683 reviews)

Located in Canal Wharf, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Leeds City Square, First Direct Arena, and Royal Armouries. …

£40
Park Plaza Leeds
Park Plaza Leeds
9.5 mi from Pontefract
4.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (668 reviews)

Opposite the train station and a 2-minute walk from City Square, the hotel is well-placed near the starting point of …

£55
The Queens Hotel
The Queens Hotel
9.5 mi from Pontefract
4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (1,454 reviews)

This imposing Art Deco building fits in with the grandness of the City Square it overlooks. The Queens Hotel is right besid …

£69
Novotel Leeds Centre
Novotel Leeds Centre
9.6 mi from Pontefract
4.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (1,174 reviews)

This family-friendly hotel is located in the city center, within 1 mi (2 km) of Leeds City Square, First Direct Arena, and …

£49
Radisson Blu Hotel, Leeds
Radisson Blu Hotel, Leeds
9.8 mi from Pontefract
4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (767 reviews)

Located in Leeds City Centre, this eco-friendly hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Henry Moore Institute and First Direct …

£75
Crowne Plaza Leeds
Crowne Plaza Leeds
9.8 mi from Pontefract
4.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (500 reviews)

Located in Leeds City Centre, this eco-friendly hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Leeds City Square and First Direct Arena. Roya …

£62
ibis Leeds Centre
ibis Leeds Centre
10 mi from Pontefract
2.0 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (573 reviews)

Located in Leeds City Centre, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Leeds Town Hall and First Direct Arena. Royal Armouries and …

£31
York Marriott Hotel
York Marriott Hotel
18.8 mi from Pontefract
4.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (948 reviews)

This family-friendly York hotel is located in the historical district, within 1 mi (2 km) of Goddards Garden, Micklegate Bar, …

£64
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Pocket Guide: Pontefract

Visiting Pontefract

Pontefract's accommodation options make it a great destination for budget-minded travellers and visitors will enjoy the restaurants and bars. Welcoming and walkable, this city also attracts visitors with its shopping, coffeehouses, and museums.
  • There are 5 Pontefract hotels
  • October is the most expensive month to travel here, while February tends to be the cheapest
  • Closest major airport is in Doncaster (DSA-Robin Hood), 16.5 mi (26.6 km) from the city centre

Sightseeing around Pontefract

  • Taking an adventure tour is one of the top activities, while Hemsworth Water Park and Playworld, Mid Yorkshire Golf Club, and Pontefract Racecourse are favourite sights to visit
  • Known for its museums, while Pontefract Museum, National Coal Mining Museum, and Royal Armouries are some local cultural sights
  • Notable for its historic sites and landmarks to visit including Pontefract Castle, All Saints Church, and Temple Newsam House
  • The natural beauty of the parks is picturesque, and places to visit include Townclose Hills Nature Reserve, Castleford Queens Park, and Rabbit Ings Country Park
  • Everyone—not just sports fans—will find lots of reasons to cheer at a game or event at Bigfellas Stadium, Kinsley Greyhound Stadium, or First Direct Arena

Getting around Pontefract

There are plenty of options for getting around Pontefract. If you want to venture outside of the area, take a train from Pontefract Baghill Station.

Staying in Pontefract

You might like one of these highly rated smaller hotels or specialty properties for a romantic getaway, a cosy spot, or a boutique stay:
  • Tower House Executive Guest House, averaging GBP 86.57/night
  • Best Western Plus Rogerthorpe Manor Hotel, averaging GBP 120.28/night
Tower House Executive Guest House, a 5-star favourite with Expedia travellers, has a 5 out of 5 user rating. Also Best Western Plus Rogerthorpe Manor Hotel has a 4.5 rating by guests.

Dressing for Pontefract

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 10°C and the nighttime average to be 2°C
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 19°C during the day and 3°C at night
  • July through September averages 20°C during the day and 9°C at night
  • In October–December, the average temperature is 15°C during the day and 3°C at night
  • Average annual rainfall for Pontefract is 18 millimetres
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