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Rockingham Castle

Rockingham Castle Rockingham Castle Estate, Market Harborough LE16 8TH, England
+44 1536 770240
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Somewhere to spend a lovely couple of hours

Went to Rockingham Castle Tuesday afternoon as part of a birthday present. My husband Daughter and... read more

Reviewed today
marie b
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Northampton, United Kingdom
afternoon out

Open Tuesdays and Sundays 12 till 5pm.Also holds special events. Fantastic views with a free... read more

Reviewed yesterday
PhilPaula2017
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Spalding, United Kingdom
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Rockingham Castle Rockingham Castle Estate, Market Harborough LE16 8TH, England
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+44 1536 770240
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"wild garden"
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"long gallery"
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"guided tour"
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"charles dickens"
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"family home"
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"the kitchen"
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"scones"
in 15 reviews
"english civil war"
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"room guides"
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"light lunch"
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"full bloom"
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"bleak house"
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"grounds are beautiful"
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Reviewed today

Went to Rockingham Castle Tuesday afternoon as part of a birthday present. My husband Daughter and Granddaughter came to. When we arrived there were more cars parked than expected, we parked up and when we started to walk towards the Castle a parking assistant notice...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Open Tuesdays and Sundays 12 till 5pm.Also holds special events. Fantastic views with a free informative tour around the gardens which helps when you then go round the house that opens at 1pm . Café is also welcoming and friendly with good quality simple snacks...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were a party of eight people, from 14 to 71 and spent Father's Day afternoon, at Rockingham Castle, who were holding a jousting festival. The local history associated with the castle was surprising and the guides in each of the rooms were friendly and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a really interesting place to visit if you have an interest in history. It also a some really great views and the café located on the site is very good as well.

1  Thank Stephen311
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a fabulous place to visit . History at its best . Friendly staff to ask questions to as you walk through castle and clear explanations of history and items inside as you go through . Gorgeous grounds and gardens to walk through . Lovely...More

1  Thank Scooby1996
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have no sympathy for people who complain that the castle isn't open when they want it to be - the website is VERY clear about when it's open and if you don't read it then you've only yourself to blame. The building is fascinating...More

3  Thank Scrivener2014
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Rockingham a couple of years ago and saw the amazing `handkerchief` tree. We wanted to see if it had flowered again this year, it only flowers if the conditions are right, in order to take the children. Nothing mentioned on the Rockingham web...More

Thank Francie56
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time visit to the castle for me. Maybe entrance fee a little steep for the time you get there. Went on a tour led by a charming informative gentleman called Tom as advised by the lady at reception in the house. The gardens were...More

1  Thank Amanda B
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Reviewed May 13, 2018

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

3  Thank SUSAN H
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Reviewed May 13, 2018 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

1  Thank UKHec
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RoamingRob85
March 5, 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
July 4, 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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