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Rockingham Castle

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Address: Rockingham, Market Harborough LE16 8TH, England
Phone Number: 44 01536 770240
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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Tue 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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Afternoon out 21/06

The castle is lovely and I only live 1 mile from Rockingham Castle, It's very beautiful however I went around the castle and it seemed rushed I didn't see it all as some gentleman... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

The castle is lovely and I only live 1 mile from Rockingham Castle, It's very beautiful however I went around the castle and it seemed rushed I didn't see it all as some gentleman shoed me into the gift shop because it was busy so didn't get to see all the rooms on view so was dispointed by this... although... More 

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York, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We had a wonderful day out at Rockingham Castle. I have to say the star of the day was Lesley who gave the tour of the outside of the castle and gardens. She was so lovely, friendly and knowledgable. I honestly could have listened to her all day. The house inside is beautiful, and well kept with really good information... More 

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Thornton Cleveleys, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Lovely castle but quite a lot that you can't view. I guess that's because the owners still live there. There was one section that was closed for refurbishment. A couple of hours is plenty to visit the house and grounds. The gardens were beautiful especially the rose garden where they had some of the best smelling roses you'll find.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

The castle itself its pretty small with most areas cordoned off. The gardens had no flowers when we went and did not impress at all. The only good thing was the play that they had that evening.

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solihull
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

My wife and I had rejoined the HHA (£75 visited 27 properties last year) and decided to visit Rockingham Castle and Deene Park (6 miles apart) on the Bank Holiday Monday. We found the castle most interesting and liked the freeflow tour which enabled us our own time. You must take a view from Salvins Tower as you can see... More 

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We were quite impressed with our visit to Rockingham Castle, with its combination of architecture, natural beauty and history. It seems to be well organised, and we had a decent lunch at the cafe. We didn't see the gardens at there best, however: to do that, one would need to visit while the roses are in bloom - maybe in... More 

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Sleaford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 via mobile

Visited Rockingham Castle today after Googling things to do in the area. Website was very informative. Staff on the gates were very helpful. Went straight to the cafe and the waiter was more than helpful, offering his opinion on dishes which helped us choose. Both meals came quickly and were more than ample for a light lunch. Very tasty and... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Lovely large room for a quick lunch. Ordered our food and drinks which was soon arrived at our table. Staff were very helpful and I loved the room being in the castle grounds. My friend and I returned for afternoon tea and cake. I look forward to returning.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

This lovely old building has lots of history and great views of the surrounding countryside. Little remains of a castle as most of the original castle was replaced with a Tudor house a few centuries ago. There is a very nice cafe, formal gardens and a very enjoyable "wild" walk around the perimeter of the grounds You should allow a... More 

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Andrew N, Manager at Rockingham Castle, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit. More 

Birmingham
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

small castle set on a hill with views for many miles in clear weather,nice grounds to wonder around to,the castle itself is not massive but is nice to look around and view the antiques and paintings,and the guides in the room are full of information,they only downside was the admission is a bit pricey at £10.95 each.

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I am very glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit and I do hope that you feel you got value for your money. More 

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Additional Information about Rockingham Castle

Address: Address: Rockingham, Market Harborough LE16 8TH, England
Phone Number: 44 01536 770240
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Market Harborough
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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