Darrington, Darrington
Open Today: 7:00am - 11:00pm

about our hotel

The Darrington Hotel, Pontefract, is a distinctive 1930s period style hotel nestled in the beautiful Yorkshire countryside, close to the historic villages of Wentbridge and Badsworth.


Top-notch amenities to make sure you have a great time. Here’s what you can expect when you visit The Darrington:

  • Beer Garden
  • Car Park
  • Double Rooms
  • Easy Check-out

what makes us special

Hotel breakfast

Useful Information

  • Check in from2pm
  • Check out by11am
  • Breakfast served7am — 11am Monday to Friday
  • Breakfast served8am — 11am Saturday and Sunday
  • Evening meals served until9pm (Sun — Wed) 9pm (Thurs — Sat)
  • Reception7am to 10pm
  • Pontefract baghill train Station2.5 miles
  • Pontefract Tanshelf Train Station6.2 miles

Relax and unwind in a comfy en-suite room

Built in the 1930s, and fully refurbished in 2010, the Darrington Hotel is a welcoming, family-friendly hotel set in the Yorkshire countryside. It's the ideal base for exploring this beautiful part of the country, and a great choice of venue to celebrate a special occasion.

All 28 of the spacious, en-suite bedrooms offer a restful night's sleep and everything you need for a relaxing stay. With big, comfy beds, flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi, and complimentary toiletries, all you need to do is put your feet up and unwind.

During a stay at the Darrington Hotel, Pontefract, you'll find yourself surrounded by sites and attractions. Nature lovers have the fabulous Frickley Country Park and RSPB Fairburn Ings Nature Reserve close by, whilst history buffs can enjoy a visit to Temple Newsam House, English Heritage Brodsworth Hall and Gardens, or Lotherton Hall and Gardens. Sports fans should check out Pontefract Racecourse, Doncaster Racecourse, Mid Yorkshire Golf Club, or pay a visit to Leeds United FC and Leeds Rhinos.

With Leeds close by, you'll have easy access to everything the vibrant city has to offer, including fantastic shopping, great nightlife, and a host of other tourist attractions.

Savour quality food in our pub and restaurant

After a busy day of work or sightseeing, unwind in our traditional British pub and restaurant downstairs. You'll find a wide range of drinks on offer, including a selection of fine wines and our famous Greene King beers. Make sure you come with a full appetite too, as you'll find hearty portions of classic British cuisine and pub dishes, but at prices that are great value for money.

Eat and drink indoors in an attractive setting, or head outside into the large beer garden when the weather permits. There's a secure children's playground out there too that can help keep your kids entertained for hours as you relax.

Book direct with us now and enjoy 20% off lunch and dinner at our hotel restaurant throughout your stay. T&Cs apply.

Please note we can only accept bookings for the same day until 9pm to ensure our teams have time to prepare for your arrival.


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