Pontefract in general Reviews
Description:West Yorkshire, England.
Newest Review: ... joggers. Pontefract castle is also a place to visit but it is pretty much just remains of the castle, not really much to see. In terms of shops we have pretty much the same you would anywhere else. There is a Tesco, Morrisons, Farmfoods, Iceland and Netto for your food shopping. In town there is a Boots, Wilkinsons, B&M, Bodycare and Home Bargains. There aren't many clothes shops, ... more
Customer Pontefract in general Reviews (2)
by - written on 22/09/09, updated on 22/09/09 (Very useful, 76 readings)
Pontefract is the town I have lived in all my life, first with my parents and now with my husband and children. Pontefract is a smallish town in West Yorkshire about 13 miles from Leeds for those people who do not know it. Pontefract is probably most famous for its Pontefract cakes which are pieces of liqourice sweets, I personally don't like them. We also have a racecourse, one of the longest in the country I think, it is over 2 miles long. I love to go to the races and the racecourse is also very popular with joggers. Pontefract castle is also a place to visit but it is pretty much just remains of the castle, not really much to see. In terms ... Read the complete review
by - written on 07/12/00, updated on 07/12/00 (Useful, 251 readings)
Yes, Pontefract cakes *are* made in Pontefract and when you go into town any day you can literally smell the liquorice in the air :-) What can I say about Pontefract? Well, the shopping is really good to say it's only a small town with a very large, modern Morrisons store as well as an older Tesco. You will find a relatively newly built Netto too should you wish to buy cheap goods. On the outskirts there is a small retail park with the likes of Currys, Halfords, Wicks (I believe), Macdonalds and other etc and of course Freeport Designer Village. With plenty of clothes shops and a market, good pubs and a couple of corking resteraunts ... Read the complete review
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