Castleford is a town in the Borough of Wakefield City of the English county of West Yorkshire. She had a total of 37,525 inhabitants in 2001 according to census.

Castleford is the hometown of Castleford Tigers, one playing in the Super League Rugby League Club.

Sons of the city

  • Henry Moore (1898-1986), sculptor and draftsman
  • Daryl Peach (born 1972 ), snooker player
  • Peter Robinson ( born 1950 ), writer