Hemsworth Water Park And Playworld
Large lakes,playgrounds,miniature railway and more make this a great family day out.☎ 01977617617
Sandal Castle FREE
Castle ruins and visitor centre in a scenic location.☎ 01924249779
Enormous entertainent complex with a vast range of attractions ranging from snowboarding to shopping.☎ 01977664794
Indoor ski and snowboard centre.☎ 01977523091
The Hut provides great opportunities and activities for young people from the age of 6 –18, including bowling, indoor sports, outdoor sports and activity days.
Recommended by Neil Kennedy, Castleford“Fantastic venue, for childrens parties, Bowling, Roller Skating
and lots more, great and informative staff, excellent facilities for Sports and Leisure ”
|Kershaw Avenue, Airedale|
Lauderdale Aisle, St Mary's Church FREE
The former sacristy of the great 15th-century parish church, with a splendid monument of early 17th-century date, in marble.
Dunglass Collegiate Church FREE
The church was founded in 1450 for a college of canons by Sir Alexander Hume.
|1m north west of Cockburnspath off the A1.|
Fairburn Ings RSPB Nature Reserve FREE
RSPB Fairburn Ings is the ideal place for adults and children to find out more about wildlife.
|RSPB Fairburn Ings Visitor Centre|
Steeton Hall Gateway
English Heritage - A fine example of a small, well preserved manorial gatehouse dating from the 14th century.
|near South Milford|
National Trust - Magnificent 18th-century mansion.
Hailes Castle FREE
A beautifully sited ruin incorporating a fortified manor of 13th century date, extended in the 14th and 15th centuries.
|1.5m south west of East Linton of the A1.|
Indoor soft play centre and glow in the dark mini-golf course.☎ 01977553355
Digger themed adventure land. Great family day out.☎ 08712277007Recommended by Judi Sutherland, Bradford
Castleford Forum Museum FREE
Display and interpretation of significant artefacts from the Council's Castleford collections.☎ 01924305356
Pontefract Museum FREE
Discover the history of Pontefract told with fascinating objects housed in a beautiful art nouveau building.☎ 01977722740
Pugneys Country Park FREE
Pugneys Country Park is a great day out with two lakes and a modern watersport centre and cafe.
Recommended by Veronica Bates, Wakefield
off Denby Dale Road
Kippax Meadows FREE
Tucked away next to the village of Kippax, this mix of meadow and scrub provides a small network of paths to gain some fresh air.
|Mount Pleasant Kippax|
Hollinghurst Wood Nature Reserve FREE
This stand of woodland located in Great Preston provides a haven for nesting birds who also use the nearby St Aidans wetlands area.
Townclose Hills Nature Reserve FREE
This SSSI gives a stunning show of wildflowers, thanks to its magnesian limestone soil. The woodland is traditionally coppiced.
Rothwell Pastures Nature Reserve FREE
This site is based around a network of streams, meadows and a disused railway line.
|Stone Brig Lane, Rothwell|
Owl Wood And Pit Plantation FREE
These two semi-mature woodlands located just off the Lines Way are connected and there is plenty here for local wildlife.
The Lines Way FREE
The Lines Way, developed along a disused railway line stretches for four miles, providing access to several wildlife sites.
Willow Garth Nature Reserve FREE
Provides a window to the past, at a time where the countryside was a mosaic of different habitats each varied in their structure.
Letchmire Pastures Nature Reserve FREE
A wild reclaimed former colliery site, with a young woodland and meadow where bee orchids are now plentiful.
|Main Street, Allerton Bywater|
Ledsham Bank Nature Reserve FREE
A botanist's dream come midsummer, Ledsham Bank is alive with colour from the fantastic displays of wildflowers.
Water Haigh Woodland Park FREE
Water Haigh Woodland Park is an intimate matrix of inter-connected pockets of broadleaved woodland, pasture, hedgerow and wetland.
Tenpin bowling and entertainment venue.
Ten Pin Bowling complex.☎ 01977668111
Multi-screen cinema.☎ 03303334444
Multi-screen cinema.☎ 03303334444
Popular local theatre.☎ 01924211311
Popular local theatre.☎ 01977664566
Normanton Golf Club
Mid Yorkshire Golf Club
Ideally located in the heart of Yorkshire, where from the moment you drive into the stunning parkland setting you will be inspired by the warm friendly atmosphere and attention to detail of this hidden gem.☎ 01977-704522
Pontefract & District Golf Club
Castleford Lock Lane Sports Centre
Community sport and fitness centre.☎ 01977510200
Lightwaves Leisure Centre
Swimming pool, fitness centre and many other activities available.☎ 01924302315
Castleford Swimming Pool
Indoor swimming pool. Lessons available.☎ 01977722055