Pontefract is a historic market town in the western region of the county of Yorkshire, England. Located east of Wakefield, the town is known for its medieval history and confectionery industry.
Pontefract Castle is an 11th century group of ruins close to the town centre. Famous for a number of reasons, Pontefract Castle is supposedly the site at which King Richard II died. The castle was also a key site of the action during the English Civil war in the 17th century. Today the castle is free to visit and attracts all manner of tourists both domestic and international.
Xscape is a family-friendly venue that combines many different activities and puts them under one roof. With a snow-slope, bowling alley, surf simulator, cinema and restaurants, this is one of the largest entertainment facilities in the country and attracts thousands of visitors.
Throughout the area, from Grove Town to Carleton, Floom’s Pontefract flower delivery covers every inch of town.