Our Impressions of The Jungle
This ground has covered seating, & uncovered terracing on one side, with covered standing down the full length of the other side. Both ends are standing, again with one covered (generally home fans) and one open The away fans usually congregate in the open end. The terracing is itself is steep, and the stands are close to the pitch so the viewing is OK and the atmosphere is good. Previously known by its name of Wheldon Road the Jungle and is named after the club?s sponsors.
Record Crowd: 25,449
Directions to The Jungle
Exit the M62 at junction 31 and follow the A655 to Castleford. When you get into town, turn right at a roundabout into Aire Street (A6032). At the next roundabout, take the second exit into Wheldon Road, and the ground is about 250 yards along on the right hand side.
The nearest train station to the ground is Castleford. It is about a 10 minute walk from the station to the ground. Take the road on the right hand side of the car park past the British Legion, and continue until you pass the Liberal Club (...there is a pub on the corner). Turn right here and follow the street down to a roundabout (this is the second roundabout from the road directions).
Local Area around The Jungle
The club opens the training field adjacent to ground on match days, and there is also ample side street parking.