Visit Pontefract - Best of Pontefract

Pontefract is a historic market town in West Yorkshire, England, near the A1 (or Great North Road) and the M62 motorway. Historically part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, it is one of the five towns in the metropolitan borough of the City of Wakefield and has a population of 28,250, increasing to 30,881 at the 2011 Census. Pontefract's motto is Post mortem patris pro filio, Latin for "After the death of the father, support the son", a reference to English Civil War Royalist sympathies.

Wikipedia

A place in United Kingdom, Pontefract is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. After your splendid visit to Pontefract, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Manchester. Manchester is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Museum Of Science And Industry, The Lowry, The Village. A vacation to Pontefract can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

Yes,it is that simple really! Enjoy your trip! Keep travelling!

Are you looking for a Pontefract travel itinerary? Create an itinerary within minutes, on your own!

Pontefract Itineraries

View all Trips to Pontefract

Facts and Stats for Pontefract*

  • Pollution Statistics in Pontefract

    Know the pollution level of Pontefract before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 45.65 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 18.33 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 58.82 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 51.47 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 38.75 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 30.88 (Low)
  • Pontefract: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Pontefract for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Pontefract.

    • Burglary and Theft 47.55 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 36 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 38.5 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 26.02 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 33 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 49.51 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 37.25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 52.45 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 77.94 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 53 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 43.14 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 29 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50 (Moderate)
  • Living in Pontefract - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Pontefract is 174.76 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 58.66 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 84.82 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 46.11 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 36.6 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 69.78 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 82.14 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.74 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 117.67 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Pontefract

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Pontefract

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.08 USD
    • International Movie per seat 13.36 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 44.8 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 79.39 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 79.76 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

Try Pontefract Trip Planner
* Some of the data on this page is powered by Numbeo