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The ruins of a castle on the edge of Wakefield.

Sandal Castle is rumored to have been built around 1240, it currently stands in rack and ruin, with only the visitor centre being in a good state. You can walk to the top of the castle and from this vantage point it gives spectacular views of pugneys country park and the river calder and is a great place to watch the sun set.

What makes Sandal Castle particularly interesting is that it was the location of the battle of Wakefield, possibly the most exciting thing to ever happen there. Anyway, it’s a good place for a wander or a pleasant afternoon with the family, with the visitor centre having attractions that the young ones would enjoy.

written by callumbum

6 comments

  1. disdis

    disdis

    I like n. 1 lot

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  2. grenoouille

    grenoouille

    Very nice B&W gallery! Which film did you use?

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  3. paper_doll

    paper_doll

    lovely! i will go there. any other places near bradford worth visiting? :)

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  4. stouf

    stouf

    Truly nice B&Ws ! And I agree the first is superb !

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  5. callumbum

    callumbum

    it was kodak BW CN, the easiest black and white film for me

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  6. aspoonfullof

    aspoonfullof

    Wow, I remember we just to go on a weekend with my dad and there didn't used to be any of the steps up. Running up and down the sides of the steep slopes and climbing to the top of the ruins!! Oh the days before health and safety!!
    almost 3 years ago · report as spam

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