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Set on a hill overlooking five counties, Rockingham Castle was built by William the Conqueror. The Castle was a royal residence for 450 years. In the 16th Century Henry VIII granted it to Edward Watson and for 450 years it has remained a family...more
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Rockingham Castle Rockingham Castle Estate, Market Harborough LE16 8TH, England
All reviews gift shop victorian christmas tea room rose garden charles dickens christmas eve english civil war the kitchen scones bleak house grounds are beautiful re enactment well worth a visit lovely family entrance fee spend an afternoon cake
This is a fabulous property owned and managed by a single family, who they say regard this as their home, although it is laid out like most museums; around which you are herded by a guide in traditional Victorian maid dress, who as the tour...More
Visited the Victorian Christmas event yesterday and enjoyed every minute. Tour was led by Governess and it was entertaining and informative. Rooms beautifully decorated and outside the lights were lovely. Staff were so friendly and helpful, from the car parking staff to waitresses in Walkers...More
You’ll have to be quick to catch this as it finishes on 22 November! The castle is decked out for a Victorian Christmas 1849 with guided tours hosted by staff in costume presenting totally in character. Most enjoyable tour followed by lunch in the restaurant....More
We enjoyed a very pleasant tour around the castle today. I guess I was a tiny bit disappointed with the amount of Victorian dressed staff taking part . It would have been nice to be able to take part in an activity, such as Christmas...More
Really enjoyed our visit to the Castle today, very informative and fun too! The 'housekeeper' was very informative and entertaining and we came out smiling! Mulled wine and home made mince pie finished a very nice visit.
Family tradition quashed due to increasing prices. £4.00 per person just to park car. £16 for 2 adults and 2 children. That's even before the cost of a coffee and mince pie
How can they expect families to afford this? Previous years has been £2_£5...More
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
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
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
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 is a lovely wild garden which I am sure your dog will especially enjoy!