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Rockingham Castle

Rockingham Castle Rockingham Castle Estate, Market Harborough LE16 8TH, England
+44 1536 770240
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Absolutely disgustingly rude and arrogant!

Shocking experience today the 16th June my friends & I visited the castle to find it was closed to... read more

Reviewed June 16, 2017
casino302
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Derby, United Kingdom
Wonderful place to visit

Wonderful little castle to visit the staff are friendly and welcoming. It has a wonderful little... read more

Reviewed June 7, 2017
JaneGoddard
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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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  • Average6%
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Rockingham Castle Rockingham Castle Estate, Market Harborough LE16 8TH, England
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Reviewed June 16, 2017

Shocking experience today the 16th June my friends & I visited the castle to find it was closed to visitors. We were on the way to the Foxton Locks not far off. I approached a member of staff asking whether it was permissible to take...More

4  Thank casino302
Rockingham C, General Manager at Rockingham Castle, responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2017

I am sorry to learn of the incident on Friday when you arrived at Rockingham Castle. It is never the intention of any staff to make visitors unwelcome. However, the Castle is privately owned and only open at specific times. As you so rightly state,...More

Reviewed June 7, 2017

Wonderful little castle to visit the staff are friendly and welcoming. It has a wonderful little restaurant and gift shop. The tour guides are really informative and helpful. The grounds are beautiful and there's a wild garden with ponds and a beautiful handkerchief tree which...More

1  Thank JaneGoddard
Reviewed May 31, 2017

Inhabited since just after the Conquest, and offering magnificent views of the valley below, Rockingham Castle is an absolute gem amongst English castles. With extensions covering the centuries, you get a real feeling for the place, and the gardens are superbly maintained and easily accessible.

1  Thank KevinSadler2364
Reviewed May 29, 2017 via mobile

Well worth a visit... all staff, from the 'young' lady in the car parking hut to tea room staff and guides were so friendly, many of these attractions are grossly overpriced but not here, just £23 for two adults gets access to the house and...More

2  Thank chunky61
Rockingham C, Manager at Rockingham Castle, responded to this reviewResponded June 1, 2017

Thank you so much for your kind comments. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your day at Rockingham Castle and we hope to welcome you again in the future.

Reviewed May 8, 2017

This is a very worthwhile site to visit, all the staff I met from those doing car parking, in the cafe, shop and tour guides were very helpful and friendly which is excellent. The castle itself is very interesting and the tour guides bring it...More

2  Thank guccimal
Rockingham C, Manager at Rockingham Castle, responded to this reviewResponded June 1, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your experience at Rockingham Castle. I will pass on your comments to all our staff as I am sure they will love to hear how excellent they are! I hope you will visit us...More

Reviewed May 5, 2017

Friendly greetings on arrival at the ticket booth and with the person who helped with parking. All the way through the staff couldn't have been more helpful which made for a lovely day. The gardens are large and worth a visit just on their own,...More

1  Thank Helen M
Rockingham C, General Manager at Rockingham Castle, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2017

Thank you for writing a great review of Rockingham Castle. Your comments have been passed on to the staff and we hope to welcome you again in the future.

Reviewed April 30, 2017

Visited today with a MeetUp group of about 25 adults. I had been in communication with Rockingham regarding use of the tea room and we had been reserved a table in the upstairs room. This was amazing - all laid out for afternoon tea!! The...More

2  Thank Jo S
Reviewed April 25, 2017

We were fortunate to have good weather (23rd April) for our visit which only enhanced enjoyment of the castle and its grounds. All is well managed and presented including the guided tour, the castle , Slavin 's Tower the beautiful gardens, both formal and wild...More

2  Thank Quality2
Reviewed April 24, 2017 via mobile

Whilst visiting friends who hail from Corby, we saw Rockingham Castle on Easter Monday and found it was the perfect choice to end our visit. The grounds are beautiful (if a bit rolling ~~ Wear good shoes!) and we Thoroughly Enjoyed our walking tour with...More

2  Thank Diana P
Reviewed April 19, 2017

I went here with my family one in a wheel chair too. The grounds are beautiful especially on the sunny day we went on. We did the tour guide and it was very informative and helpful and answered any questions asked. wheel chair access was...More

1  Thank angela p
Andrew N, Manager at Rockingham Castle, responded to this reviewResponded April 20, 2017

Thank you for your kind review. I am delighted that you enjoyed your visit and thank you for coming to visit the Castle. Andrew Norman

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Tom C
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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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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