Attraction in Market Harborough
Built by William the Conqueror, Rockingham was a Royal fortress for 450 years. For the last 450 years it has been home to the Watson family.
Set in a panoramic location, with views over five counties, the Castle has magnificently furnished rooms of several periods, and is surrounded by 12 acres of superbly contrasting gardens. Exhibitions set out the Castle's fascinating history and a new audio visual depicts the 'Castle under Siege'. Excellent lunches, home-made teas and light refreshments are available at the Castle.
Groups and school parties can be accommodated on most days by arrangement.
Nearest UK Airport: East Midlands
Months Open: 12 noon - 5pm. Grounds open at 12 noon. Castle opens at 1pm. Last entry 4.30pm.
March 1st to the end of May: Sundays & Bank Holiday Mondays
June - September 30th: Tuesdays, Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays
Groups/Parties Welcome: Yes - Please book in advance.
Discount for Groups: Yes - see above for details.
Contact Name for Groups: Andrew Norman
Admission Price: House & Gardens: Adults £9.50
Children (5-16) £5.50
Family (2+2) £24.50
Grounds only - All £5.50 includes gardens, salvin's tower, gift shop & licensed tea room (not available when special events are held in grounds).
Gift Shop: Yes
Catering: Licensed Tea Rooms
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