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Rockingham Castle

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Great halloween themed day

We visited today after having seen the Halloween activities advertised on facebook. We spent about... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Stunning rose gardens

I had a lovely time walking the grounds and gardens with my small dog. The rose garden was lovely... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Rockingham Castle Rockingham Castle Estate, Market Harborough LE16 8TH, England
+44 1536 770240
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Reviewed 2 days 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 4 weeks ago 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 27 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 26 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 Lauren C
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

We had fun, beautiful castle, still a private home so only some parts are available to view and walk around. Still very interesting, some beautiful pieces of furniture and decor, the guides were really friendly and knowledgeable and took time to tell stories of the...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Lovely castle great way to spend an afternoon, Tearoom’s is a welcome stop off had a very nice lunch that was reasonably priced. And dogs are welcome

Thank Lucinda H
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful place to visit. Very interesting tour. Enjoyed our time there very much. Meal in the tearooms was awful. Even the cake was poor- like eating sawdust ! Take your own food - picnic.

1  Thank Ann191948
Reviewed 14 August 2018

This castle is worth seeing if you can, as it is not open to the public for much of the year. There is a lot to see there including the interior of the castle, tower, courtyard, gardens and church. The historical rooms of the castle...More

2  Thank MikeP9111
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11 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!
5 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