Discover a selection of 171 vacation rentals in Pontefract, GB that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including kitchens and WiFi. Prices start at $73 per night, and condos and houses are popular options for a stay in Pontefract. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Destination guide

The friendly city of Pontefract awaits you

The countryside and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Pontefract. This welcoming and trendy city is known for its restaurants, bars and chocolate shops. Townclose Hills Nature Reserve and Temple Newsam House are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Pontefract

Are you looking for attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Pontefract a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Townclose Hills Nature Reserve (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Magna Science Adventure Centre (16.2 mi / 26 km)
  • Mid Yorkshire Golf Club (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Raceway Karting (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Pontefract Racecourse (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Castleford Queens Park (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Pontefract

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Pontefract is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Townclose Hills Nature Reserve (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Peace Gardens (19.7 mi / 31.6 km)
  • Hemsworth Water Park and Playworld (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Castleford Queens Park (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Rabbit Ings Country Park (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Brodsworth Hall (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Pontefract

Fly into Doncaster (DSA-Robin Hood), the closest airport, located 16.5 mi (26.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Leeds (LBA-Leeds Bradford), which is 21 mi (33.8 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, Fitzwilliam Station, Featherstone Station and Pontefract Baghill Station are the main stations that serve the city.

How many vacation rentals are available around Pontefract, GB?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 171 vacation rentals around Pontefract. From 98 condo and apartment rentals to 49 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a city-center property in Pontefract?

Roll straight out of bed and stroll to the major tourist sights. Or simply get caught up in the exciting pace of the city! Spend your next escape in the middle of the main streets, with a city centre vacation rental. Vrbo has 7 city center vacation rentals available. Of course, that might not be your style. Luckily, Vrbo has a bunch of other options, including:

  • 7 town vacation rentals.
  • 6 rural vacation rentals.
  • 2 village vacation rentals.

Can I rent an apartment in Pontefract?

If you want to discover how the locals live, throw open the curtains and soak up this destination from the comfort of an apartment. Vrbo has 106 for you to check out here. How does $50 a night sound? That's what you could be paying if you don't dilly dally! If that doesn't agree with your squad's style, we've got a range of different rental options available, such as:

  • Hotel: 61 vacation homes. Prices start from $39 per night.
  • House: 37 vacation homes. Prices start from $25 per night.
  • Bed & breakfast: 12 vacation homes. Prices start from $54 per night.

Can I stay in Pontefract in a large group?

Sometimes it can be tough finding time to catch up with your relatives and friends. A trip away is a great way to reunite and unwind. If you were planning to stay together, Vrbo has places to suit. Apartment vacation homes are the most popular choice for large groups, with 27 available here. In and around the area, rental properties that are suitable for large groups of guests include:

  • On the hunt for vacation homes that can fit 6 guests? We have 84 that will be ideal. The prices start from $95 per night.
  • Keen to find a vacation rental for 7 guests? We have 38 that will work well. You can get one for as little as $98 a night.
  • Going away with 5 guests? We've got 20 vacation homes that will suit. Prices begin at just $91 per night.

So never fear! When you book with us you can take your uncle, your grandma and all your buddies to Pontefract.