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Rockingham Castle

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Address: Rockingham, Market Harborough LE16 8TH, England
Phone Number: 441536770240
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Garden Tour and afternoon cream tea.

I organised a group of 29 ladies from our WI to visit Rockingham Castle in the summer as we had already been the previous December for a tour of the castle and found it very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
mickandpat1906
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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I organised a group of 29 ladies from our WI to visit Rockingham Castle in the summer as we had already been the previous December for a tour of the castle and found it very enjoyable. The ladies in the Estate Office are extremely helpful and accommodating and made organising the trip very easy. It was a beautiful day and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really enjoyed my visit here,it's been my second time but unfortunately I wasn't feeling well the first time so I couldn't enjoy it as much!. The surrounding countryside and views are superb and well worth stopping and taking in. The castle is lovely and interesting. Though only part of it is open to the public,what you get to see... More 

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Thank Pompeyjones
Ottawa, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The castle is beautiful and the grounds are really nice. The one let down was not being allowed to take photographs inside the building. Nice place to visit for an afternoon to tour around and pause for tea.

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Thank Chris M
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As you approach the entrance, the Castle is exactly as you imagine a fortress to be. Big high sturdy long walls. Not many rooms to view inside. The gardens and grounds are lovely...particularly the small flowerbeds in front of the lawn, the views, and the beautiful walled garden. But 12 pounds per person seems a little bit steep. We were... More 

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Thank Gail T
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hubby and me visited Rockingham Castle on a Tuesday two weeks ago, we arrived at 12.noon so that we could have a light lunch in the on site tea room. I had home made Stilton quiche and my husband had a Ploughman's with a variety of cheese, slice of good quality ham and some delicious chutney which unfortunately was not... More 

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Thank fussyduchess
Andrew N, Public Relations Manager at Rockingham Castle, responded to this review

It is a pleasure to hear that you and your husband enjoyed your visit to Rockingham Castle. Thank you for taking the time to write such a positive review, I hope you will return in the near future. More 

UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visiting in June for an afternoon to explore the Castle and Grounds. The castle itself was a real joy to explore with guides in most rooms to explain the heritage and relevance of the many exhibits. It is well worth climbing the tower at the rear of the shop to get an excellent view of 5 counties! The Church,... More 

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Thank floppyarms
Andrew N, Public Relations Manager at Rockingham Castle, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, I am very happy to hear that you had a superb afternoon out at Rockingham Castle. Thank you very much for recommending us. More 

London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

OK, we were lucky with the weather, and we were guided by David, the head guide, who has to be one of the best guides I have ever enjoyed. He made the house make sense of history. But even so, there are so few places you can walk around a house that feels like a home, but that has been... More 

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Thank EuroTraveller52
Andrew N, Public Relations Manager at Rockingham Castle, responded to this review

I hope you did! I will inform David that you enjoyed his tour, all our guides have so much knowledge to share of the Castle and surrounding areas and they are always more than happy to help. Thank you for writing a 5* review and I hope you will return for another visit in the near future. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful place to visit.. Absolutely beautiful, stunning and tranquil place. A lovely drive, a wonderful scenic and peaceful part of the country... The whole experience, from the history of the castle and the hunting lodge is really detailed as you walk around.. A great day out

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Thank L4INEY
Andrew N, Public Relations Manager at Rockingham Castle, responded to this review

Thank you for writing such a fantastic review of Rockingham Castle, this part of the country has some beautiful landscapes especially as you look from the top of our tower. It is very good to hear that you enjoyed your experience and hopefully you will return for another great day out. More 

Peterborough
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely afternoon out. Surprised that there weren't more people there. Well worth taking the free tour, very informative, though people who find it harder to walk may struggle getting around the outside of the castle due to the slopes.

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Thank Sezzle
Andrew N, Public Relations Manager at Rockingham Castle, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review of Rockingham Castle, I am very happy to hear that your enjoyed our complimentary outside tour. I hope you will return in the future. More 

Dartford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Great place for a day out in the summer. Enjoyed looking around the house and learning the history of the family. Extensive grounds. We'll worth a visit.

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Thank Marie010
Andrew N, Public Relations Manager at Rockingham Castle, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a 5* review, we hope to see you again in the future. More 

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