In this section, you'll find all you need to help you get to, and then find your way around, Pontefract Races!
Pontefract Racecourse is brilliantly situated just half a mile from Junction 32 of the M62.
Links with the A1, M1 and M18 are all within 10 miles of the Racecourse.
Leaving J32 of the M62 (the Xscape junction), follow the signs for the Racecourse towards Pontefract town centre.
The Racecourse is situated on the right hand side in Pontefract Park.
For those of you who like to follow Sat Nav directions, our postcode is WF8 4QD.
There is a bus stop just outside Pontefract Park.
To check on bus timetables, please contact Metroline on 0113 245 7676.
There are 3 stations in Pontefract - Monkhill, Baghill and Tanshelf.
There is a fourth station at Glasshoughton which is by the Xscape complex which is a couple of miles from the Racecourse.
Pontefract Tanshelf is more or less opposite the entrance to the Park, whereas Monkhill and Baghill are fairly centrally located in Pontefract and would be 2 to 3 miles from the course.
We would recommend the following local taxi companies should you require a taxi to the Racecourse:
Data Cars (01977) 600680
Action Cars (01977) 703333
Slatters Taxis (01977) 705674
Ponty Cars (01977) 609999
The maps below give you an idea as to where everything is on the Racecourse!
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