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Rockingham Castle

Rockingham Castle Rockingham Castle Estate, Market Harborough LE16 8TH, England
+44 1536 770240
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not open till 1PM

We walked to the entrance of Rockingham castle to visit on this Sunday Bank holiday morning at... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
SUSAN H
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Newcastle, United Kingdom
Nice wild gardens

We visited the castle grounds today using our HHA cards. I have been several times in the past... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
UKHec
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Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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Rockingham Castle Rockingham Castle Estate, Market Harborough LE16 8TH, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked to the entrance of Rockingham castle to visit on this Sunday Bank holiday morning at eleven clock only to find that the castle is not open to the public until 1PM. So we were unable to visit the castle on this occasion and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the castle grounds today using our HHA cards. I have been several times in the past. The gardens near the castle are very formal and manicured. We were in the period after the tulips have gone over and before the roses bloom, so...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is not a theme park so not for people not interested in nearly 2,000 years of history. The gardens, and views as well as the castle itself are stunning. As a bonus, there is some amazing 20th century art. The DVD giving a "news...More

Thank Lizzie071
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

found this a lovely place but was a little pricey for the whole family, not a full day out as once youve looked round not much else to do

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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Quite a nice bit of history really! Stunning views also. The gardens are well kept and beautiful. Would absolutely go again.

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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

So staying in Corby for the first time we went straight to trip advisor and other guides for the area and Rockingham Castle was at the top of the list a few times. As a couple who wanted to go out for the day we...More

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Reviewed 11 February 2018

Set in spectacular grounds this beautiful castle is a real gem. Definitely worth a visit and tour if you are in or around Corby

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Rockingham C, General Manager at Rockingham Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Thanks for taking the time to review, I'm delighted you enjoyed your time at Rockingham. We hope to see you again in the future!

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Reviewed 1 January 2018

We went for a tour of the grounds and castle and it was great. I love a castle so am obviously biased. All the staff were really helpful and informative. What an amazing place this is. Really does feel like you are walking about in...More

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Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

A group of us from a Lincolnshire ladies' luncheon club visited Rockingham Castle with our husbands on Wednesday, 6th December. We travelled by coach to Northamptonshire, arriving at approximately 11.00am. On the outskirts of Corby, Rockingham Castle is a former royal castle and hunting lodge...More

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Reviewed 8 December 2017

A very enjoyable Christmas private tour and lunch around this fascinating building started by the Normans on high ground with extensive views. However November is not a good time to see the gardens as very cold and windy and could not get back on the...More

1  Thank backlaneme
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RoamingRob85
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
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Toneart
4 July 2016|
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Response from Andrew N | Property representative |
Thank you for your message. There is a page about Access on our website. I can't put the link here as Trip Advisor do not permit this. Once on the Castle website click on 'what to see and do' and scroll down to... More
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