Castleford

New Homes in Castleford 

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With a population around 40,000, Castleford is a growing town in West Yorkshire, with a good range of attractions including historic sights, family days out and sports facilities. With good transport links to nearby towns and cities including LeedsDoncaster and York, new homes in Castleford are popular with commuters and families.

Transport links

With its own railway station on the Hallam and Pontefract lines, and located just off the M62 and A1(M), Castleford benefits from good transport links by road and rail. A journey to Leeds takes around 25 minutes or 20 minutes by train, while Doncaster is 30 minutes by car and York is a 35 minute drive away. A journey to Sheffield takes just over an hour by train or 50 minutes by car.

The quickest route to London is by train from Wakefield Westgate station. From there, the Virgin Train service takes just two hours to reach King’s Cross.

For international travel, Leeds Bradford Airport is 45 minutes away by car or an hour and 10 minutes by train and bus, with a change in Leeds.

Places of interest

There’s plenty to see and do in and near Castleford, including natural sights, historical attractions and family days out. Queen’s Park is the town’s main park, with its own tea room and play areas, while other outdoor attractions a short drive away include Anglers Country Park, Thornes Clarence Park and Pugneys Country Park.

Local museums include The Hepworth Wakefield, Wakefield Museum and Thwaite Mills Watermill Museum. And there are fascinating histories to be discovered at Lotherton Hall, an Edwardian House with woodland walks, playgrounds and bird gardens.

For family days out, Diggerland Yorkshire offers families a great chance to ride and drive JCBs, while Swithens Farm has an open farm, cafe, play barn and farm shop. Middleton Railway near Leeds is the world’s oldest railway.

Sports fans have plenty of opportunity to get active, with Xscape leisure complex - a unique sports and entertainment complex including a cinema, surfing, golf and indoor climbing - nearby. Xscape is also home to SNOzone. Other sports facilities include Gravity Trampoline Park and Hemsworth Water Park and Playworld.

The town’s rugby team, Castleford Tigers RLFC, play at Wheldon Road.

Educational facilities

Castleton has a good selection of schools including Castleford Glasshoughton Infant School, rated Outstanding by Ofsted. For higher education, the University of Leeds, Leeds Beckett University and the University of York are within commuting distance.

Ashmeade Park, Pontefract

Ashmeade Park, Pontefract

Cobblers Lane, Pontefract, PONTEFRACT, WEST YORKSHIRE, WF8 2LL

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  • £141,995 to £222,995
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St Oswald's View, Methley

St Oswald's View, Methley

Station Road, Methley, LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE, LS26 9ET

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £229,995 to £414,995
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Notton Wood View, Royston

Notton Wood View, Royston

Lee Lane, Royston, BARNSLEY, SOUTH YORKSHIRE, S71 4RT

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £204,995 to £274,995
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Salter's Brook, Cudworth

Salter's Brook, Cudworth

Carrs Lane, Cudworth, BARNSLEY, SOUTH YORKSHIRE, S72 8EJ

  • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £129,995 to £249,995
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St Andrews View, Morley

St Andrews View, Morley

Bruntcliffe Road, Morley, LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE, LS27 0QG

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £239,995 to £359,995
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Lock Keeper's Gate, Low Barugh

Lock Keeper's Gate, Low Barugh

Dearne Hall Road, Barugh Green, BARNSLEY, SOUTH YORKSHIRE, S75 1LX

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £189,995 to £279,995
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Carlton Green

Carlton Green

Station Road, Carlton, GOOLE, NORTH YORKSHIRE, DN14 9NS

  • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £139,995 to £279,995
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Barley Fields, Barlby

Barley Fields, Barlby

Beech Croft, Barlby, SELBY, NORTH YORKSHIRE, YO8 5UY

  • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £165,000 to £302,995
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Belle Vue, Doncaster

Belle Vue, Doncaster

Bawtry Road, Belle Vue, DONCASTER, SOUTH YORKSHIRE, DN4 5HU

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Spring Valley View
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Spring Valley View

Westminster Avenue, Clayton, BRADFORD, WEST YORKSHIRE, BD14 6SQ

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Weavers Chase, Golcar

Weavers Chase, Golcar

Grange Road, Golcar, HUDDERSFIELD, WEST YORKSHIRE, HD7 4QZ

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £229,995 to £304,995
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Helme Ridge, Meltham

Helme Ridge, Meltham

Helme Lane, Meltham, HOLMFIRTH, WEST YORKSHIRE, HD9 5RJ

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £259,995 to £312,995
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The Glassworks, Catcliffe
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The Glassworks, Catcliffe

Poplar Way, Catcliffe, ROTHERHAM, SOUTH YORKSHIRE, S60 5TR

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Evolution, Waverley
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Evolution, Waverley

Highfield Lane, Waverley, ROTHERHAM, SOUTH YORKSHIRE, S60 8AL

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Meadow Fields, Boroughbridge

Meadow Fields, Boroughbridge

Wetherby Road, Boroughbridge, YORK, NORTH YORKSHIRE, YO51 9UY

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £245,995 to £429,995
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Vision, Keighley

Vision, Keighley

North Dean Avenue, Keighley, KEIGHLEY, WEST YORKSHIRE, BD22 6QL

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £159,995 to £224,995
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Elderwood, Bannerdale
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Elderwood, Bannerdale

Carter Knowle Road, Bannerdale, SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE, S7 2EX

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Saxon Dene, Silsden

Saxon Dene, Silsden

Belton Road, Silsden, KEIGHLEY, WEST YORKSHIRE, BD20 0EE

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £212,995 to £349,995
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