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Waterton Park Hotel
Waterton Park Hotel
2.9 mi from Pontefract
4.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (57 reviews)

Situated in Wakefield, this golf hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Sandal Castle, Belle Vue Stadium, and Hepworth Wakefield. …

£79
Best Western Plus Milford Hotel
Best Western Plus Milford Hotel
4.5 mi from Pontefract
3.0 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (171 reviews)

Set in Leeds, this family-friendly hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Fairburn Ings, Townclose Hills Nature Reserve, and …

£41
Oulton Hall
Oulton Hall
4.6 mi from Pontefract
4.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (329 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 (167 reviews)

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

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Clayton Hotel Leeds
Clayton Hotel Leeds
9.1 mi from Pontefract
4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (1,280 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 (747 reviews)

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

£53
Restover Lodge Hotel Doncaster
Restover Lodge Hotel Doncaster
9.2 mi from Pontefract
3.0 out of 5.0

Situated in Doncaster, this lodge is within 1 mi (2 km) of Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery, Mansion House, and Doncaster …

£27
Malmaison Leeds
Malmaison Leeds
9.3 mi from Pontefract
4.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (202 reviews)

Located in Leeds City Centre, this romantic hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Corn Exchange and Royal Armouries. First …

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The Queens Hotel
The Queens Hotel
9.5 mi from Pontefract
4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (1,429 reviews)

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

£62
The New Ellington
The New Ellington
9.7 mi from Pontefract
4.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (446 reviews)

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

£46

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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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