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Rockingham Castle

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Good Day out

Did castle tour and Gardens Guides better than many, and were enjoying themselves which made it a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Market Harborough, United Kingdom
Halloween Fun

Our first time to Rockinham Castle for the Halloween Event. There was pumpkin rolling, cake and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jennifer F
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  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tea room”(29 reviews)
“wild garden”(17 reviews)
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Rockingham Castle Rockingham Castle Estate, Market Harborough LE16 8TH, England
+44 1536 770240
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All reviews gift shop tea room wild garden long gallery rose garden charles dickens family home scones the kitchen english civil war room guides bleak house grounds are beautiful re enactment light lunch well worth a visit lovely family
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Did castle tour and Gardens Guides better than many, and were enjoying themselves which made it a lovely day. Tea was good Lunch snack was above average compared to Nat. Trust. Great

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first time to Rockinham Castle for the Halloween Event. There was pumpkin rolling, cake and biscuit decorating, and spooky pumpkin crossword and letter search in the garden. The gardens and castle was absolutely beautiful. My son was able to run around the garden and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For the second year in a row we visited for the Halloween event. As last year everything was very well organised and carefully thought through. My husband, myself, our 8 year old daughter, two friends (mums) and three more children spent an enjoyable 4 hours...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today for the half term Halloween theme, with two under tens. Spent about three and a half hours around the castle and gardens. It’s all quite simple, but done very well. Staff were particularly engaging and enthusiastic and got full6 into the theme. My...More

Thank JMBunce
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited today after having seen the Halloween activities advertised on facebook. We spent about 2&half hours here with 2 11 yr old boys. Family ticket. We had a great time, it was not too busy as not many areas are on half term holiday...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

I had a lovely time walking the grounds and gardens with my small dog. The rose garden was lovely and the yew immaculate. Wild flower area and the woodland a lovely walk and stunning views from the castle walls. It was great to see the...More

1  Thank Schuwi
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Visited here today, very nice, grounds lovely and castle interesting. Unfortunately the same can’t be said for the Tea Rooms. We ordered a hot sausage roll and a tea cake, which was actually a hot cross bun. When the sausage roll arrived my husband cut...More

2  Thank sal262
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Have been to Rockingham Castle on many occasions & am always struck by the wonderful view from its tower It's only open at certain times of the year and is well worth making the effort as it has a real sense of history about it...More

1  Thank BiblioSue
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

My daughter had her wedding at Rockingham in the castle on Sat. It was truly magical . The venue is amazing the food first class as is the service. Highly recommend if your looking for a wedding venue. Nobby clarke

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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

After many trips to castles, palaces, stately homes etc. we realised that we have never been to Rockingham Castle despite not living far away. Unfortunately it was an extremely wet day so we didn’t get to walk around all of the grounds. The views when...More

2  Thank laurencZ3178JU
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12 August 2018|
Response from Scooby1996 | Reviewed this property |
So sorry I didn’t reply just seen message I’m guessing you went and saw no height restriction!
6 March 2017|
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Response from Andrew N | Property representative |
Dogs are most welcome on any of our open days to walk around the gardens & ground. We ask they are kept under control and on a lead. With the exception of guide and assistance dogs we do not allow dogs in the Castle. There... More