Pontefract Tourism

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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.

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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.

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Facts and Stats for Pontefract*

  • Pollution Statistics in Pontefract

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

    • Air Pollution 42.5 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 17.31 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 60.71 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 42.31 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 39.71 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 32.14 (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 47.02 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 35.98 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 37.2 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 23.75 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 31.71 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 50 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 37.5 (Low)
    • Drug offense 51.79 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 79.76 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 52.44 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 43.45 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 25.61 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 49.4 (Moderate)
  • Living in Pontefract - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Pontefract is 157.13 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 59.45 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 84.92 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 44.6 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 32.45 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 72.65 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 80.85 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.44 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 84.23 (Moderate)
    • 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 0.11 USD
    • International Movie per seat 13.4 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 44.48 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 75.36 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 80.9 USD

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

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