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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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What a fabulous way to spend an afternoon!!!!

My husband and I have just visited Rockingham Castle, and we enjoyed it so much that I'm writing this review from our B&B!!!! Rockingham is a privately owned and run historic... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

My husband and I have just visited Rockingham Castle, and we enjoyed it so much that I'm writing this review from our B&B!!!! Rockingham is a privately owned and run historic house, but English Heritage members enjoy a 2 for the price of 1 discount: a saving well worth having. The castle does indeed command the high ground and perched... More 

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Spalding, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Visited on 31/8. Am in the HHA Friends scheme and on arrival was told I could not have free entry as there was an event on. I questioned this as there is nothing on the HHA app about it nor indeed on the Web Site. When I pushed back on this I was allowed entry. For a place of this... More 

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Rothwell, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

A great place to visit. This is one of my favourite places, and beautiful to visit on a clear sunny day as you can see for miles. Beautiful grounds to walk around, and a lovely reasonably priced tearoom.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Visited Rockingham Castle today on a rather grey day-but it was brightened up by the visit itself. Lovely staff--very pretty gardens ( and loved the walk around the wild garden)and the Castle is really a good place to visit. You can get an 'audio tour' but we didn't bother as the rooms are very well laid out with easy to... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Staff are friendly and the visit felt welcoming - you are aware it is still a lived-in home. The recreation of food in the old kitchens and pantry is interesting. It was pleasant to wander around at will but it would have been nice to see more rooms....two rooms downstairs, a hallway, stairwell and one room upstairs with a glimpse... More 

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Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

An interesting visit to this castle and garden, made all the better with the Kid's Eye Spy booklet. Only £1 but was packed with things for my son to look for in each room which really kept him interested. The room guides were also very helpful with looking for clues! The gardens are lovely too, nice cream tea and the... More 

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Stunning looking building and the grounds are also impressive with fantastic views. The staff were all helpful and knowledgeable about the property. I was unfortunately on crutches and a wheelchair during my visit and must say... If you are considering visiting in a wheelchair, DONT ! The property is on a steep bank and the gravel laid down is almost... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We visited on a warm, sunny Sunday afternoon. The gardens were delightful and well kept the perfume of the roses lovely. Stunning views from the castle grounds. The staff were very helpful and knowledgeable right from the start of our visit. We were quickly directed to the disabled parking area. The cafe was pleasant and we enjoyed afternoon tea and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We attended Summer Gathering 2015 in the Great Park at Rockingham Castle, although it was not in the main castle grounds the park was wonderfully maintained and upon exploration bloody massive

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Delighted you had a good time at the Summer Gathering in the Park. More 

Worcestershire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

We visited Rockingham Castle on the 11th of August, via a coach company. Greeted by a very pleasant gentleman who boarded the coach, gave us a brief history of the building and told us of opening times, location of tearoom, etc. As the coach was about to leave he asked the driver to stop, boarded the coach and wished us... More 

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