Welcome to Visit Ackton Places
The Walkfo guide to things to do & explore in Ackton

Visit Ackton PlacesVisit Ackton places using Walkfo for free guided tours of the best Ackton places to visit. A unique way to experience Ackton’s places, Walkfo allows you to explore Ackton as you would a museum or art gallery with audio guides.

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The name “Ackton” means “oak-tree farmstead” It is formed from the Old Scandinavian word eik and the Old English word tūn. Ackton appeared as Aitone in the Domesday Book of 1086. When you visit Ackton, Walkfo brings Ackton places to life as you travel by foot, bike, bus or car with a mobile phone & headphones.


Ackton Places Overview: History, Culture & Facts about Ackton

Visit Ackton – Walkfo’s stats for the places to visit

Ackton photo With 23 audio plaques & Ackton places for you to explore in the Ackton area, Walkfo is the world’s largest heritage & history digital plaque provider. The AI continually learns & refines facts about the best Ackton places to visit from travel & tourism authorities (like Wikipedia), converting history into an interactive audio experience.

Why visit Ackton with Walkfo Travel Guide App?

Visit Ackton PlacesYou can visit Ackton places with Walkfo Ackton to hear history at Ackton’s places whilst walking around using the free digital tour app. Walkfo Ackton has 23 places to visit in our interactive Ackton map, with amazing history, culture & travel facts you can explore the same way you would at a museum or art gallery with information audio headset. With Walkfo, you can travel by foot, bike or bus throughout Ackton, being in the moment, without digital distraction or limits to a specific walking route. Our historic audio walks, National Trust interactive audio experiences, digital tour guides for English Heritage locations are available at Ackton places, with a AI tour guide to help you get the best from a visit to Ackton & the surrounding areas.

“Curated content for millions of locations across the UK, with 23 audio facts unique to Ackton places in an interactive Ackton map you can explore.”

Walkfo: Visit Ackton Places Map
23 tourist, history, culture & geography spots


  Ackton historic spots

  Ackton tourist destinations

  Ackton plaques

  Ackton geographic features

Walkfo Ackton tourism map key: places to see & visit like National Trust sites, Blue Plaques, English Heritage locations & top tourist destinations in Ackton


Best Ackton places to visit

Ackton has places to explore by foot, bike or bus. Below are a selection of the varied Ackton’s destinations you can visit with additional content available at the Walkfo Ackton’s information audio spots:

Ackton photo Normanton (electoral ward)
Normanton is an electoral ward of the City of Wakefield district. It is used for elections to Wakefield Metropolitan District Council elections. Normanton electoral ward is part of the Wakefield District Council.
Ackton photo Castleford Central and Glasshoughton
Castleford Central and Glasshoughton is an electoral ward of the City of Wakefield district. It is used for elections to Wakefield Metropolitan District Council.
Ackton photo Glasshoughton Welfare A.F.C.
Glasshoughton Welfare Association Football Club is a football club based near Castleford, West Yorkshire. They are currently members of the Northern Counties East League Division One and play at Leeds Road.
Ackton photo Pontefract Barracks
The derelict building was Purchased by Russell Baker and Katherine Stacey in 1997. The owners of the award winning property company Asquith Properties in 1997 and converted into serviced offices.
Ackton photo Post Office Road
Post Office Road is a rugby league ground in Featherstone, near Pontefract, West Yorkshire. It is the home of rugby league club Featherstone Rovers. The ground’s current capacity is 6,954.
Ackton photo Normanton, West Yorkshire
Normanton is a town north-east of Wakefield and south-west of Castleford. At the time of the 2011 Census, the population of the civil parish was 20,872. The Normanton ward of the Wakefield City Council had a population of 16,220.

Visit Ackton plaques

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Ackton has 3 physical plaques in tourist plaque schemes for you to explore via Walkfo Ackton plaques audio map when visiting. Plaques like National Heritage’s “Blue Plaques” provide visual geo-markers to highlight points-of-interest at the places where they happened – and Walkfo’s AI has researched additional, deeper content when you visit Ackton using the app. Experience the history of a location when Walkfo local tourist guide app triggers audio close to each Ackton plaque. Explore Plaques & History has a complete list of Hartlepool’s plaques & Hartlepool history plaque map.