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Oakham Castle

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This was so interesting. It is a beautiful hall that has been restored sympathetically. Excellent hands on resources for both children and adults. Lots of information to read, dress up in and touch. Honesty box coffee/teas etc available. Separate area where children can do
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Response from REC1340, Manager at Oakham Castle
Responded Mar 9, 2020
Thank you for taking time to leave such a thoughtful review - we're so glad you enjoyed your visit!
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This great hall of the original castle holds an interesting display of horse shoes, yes, I did say horse shoes! But not the usual kind. Tradition has it that all members of the nobility who visit Oakham must leave a horse shoe behind to prove that they have been there. The horse
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Response from REC1340, Manager at Oakham Castle
Responded Mar 9, 2020
Thank you for taking the time to leave a review - we're really glad you enjoyed visiting!
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We were so glad we stopped for a leisurely hour to look around the hall and it was free too. The young man at the desk gave us loads of information. He made the visit worthwhile.
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Response from REC1340, Manager at Oakham Castle
Responded Feb 9, 2020
Thank you for taking the time to leave a review - we're glad you enjoyed your visit!
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We visited Oakham Castle last week while staying in the area. This place is well worth a visit as it is so unusual and interesting. Thank you so much for the wonderful information provided by the lovely Jim, who is a National Treasure! We will return next year.
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Response from REC1340, Manager at Oakham Castle
Responded Mar 9, 2020
Thank you for visiting and leaving a review - we're very proud of our treasures including Jim!
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Felt lucky to visit The Great Hall of Oakham Castle - famous for its collection of over 200 lucky horseshoes. The oldest horseshoe was given to the Castle by Edward IV in 1470 and a quirky collection was born. The hall is the only surviving building from the old Oakham Castle.
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Response from REC1340, Manager at Oakham Castle
Responded Mar 9, 2020
Thank you for your great review, we're so pleased you all enjoyed your visit!
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