Castleford Essentials

It’s not all about rugby league and winter sport at Castleford, there’s lots more to explore.

Discover what life was like under Roman rule, celebrate the town’s rugby league heritage and explore the stunning collection of glass at Castleford Museum.

Pay a visit to Queen’s Mill, once thought to have been the largest stone grinding mill in the world with twenty pairs of grinding stones. Explore the fascinating history on special open days throughout the year organised by the Castleford Heritage Trust.

Do you love to shop? You’ll love Junction 32 Outlet Shopping Village with over 80 of your favourite high stores including M&S Outlet, Nike Factory Store, Next Clearance and Gap. It’s not just shopping you’ll find at Junction 32. When you're ready for a well-deserved break, there are great places to eat and drink including Costa Coffee, Starbucks and Subway. Plus there’s fun and entertainment for the kids with an outdoor play area and a very special adventure golf course.

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From skiing, sledging and snowboarding on real snow to climbing, bowling and trampolining there is something to keep the whole family entertained, all under one roof. If you’re looking for smaller thrills there’s still plenty to do; try for a hole-in-one at adventure golf, watch the latest blockbusters at the 14-screen cinema and let the little one’s burn off some energy at the soft play centre. Take a break from all the excitement and enjoy a delicious meal at one of the many restaurants, before browsing the various urban and outdoor specialist shops.