Opening Times and Prices
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OPENING TIMES 2014
From 20th April to the end of May
Sundays & Bank Holiday Mondays
June to 30th September
Tuesdays, Sundays & Bank Holiday Mondays
Open 12 noon - 5pm. Grounds open at 12 noon. Castle opens at 1pm
We regret that, unless booked as part of a group visit, the Castle and Grounds are closed to visitors on all other days.
A view from the Rose Garden of the stunning Wisteria here at Rockingham Castle.
Licensed Tea Room. Adult or Child £5.50.
Not available when special events take place in the grounds.
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For Special Events, see events page for details.
For our Younger Visitors. We have masses of big open spaces for children to run around in and enjoy themselves. You are free to bring games to play but please refrain from playing ball games in the formal part of the garden. In the grounds there is a quiz featuring Wentworth the Gallant Guardian of Rockingham Castle (see his picture to the left). His hopeless servant has lost his gold, please help him to find it. The quiz will be given to you on arrival. Inside the Castle there is an Eye Spy booklet to help children with observation, learn about the Castle and, most importantly, have fun.
Outside Tours. Outside tours take place daily on open days at 12.30pm, 1.30pm & 2.30pm. These tours are complimentary, last approximately 30 minutes and cover the development of the Castle through the ages. Please meet in the Courtyard beside the 'tours' board.
Dogs. Dogs are most welcome so long as they are kept under control and on a lead. With the exception of guide dogs we do not allow dogs in the Castle.
Historic Houses Association. Rockingham Castle is a member of the Historic Houses Association (HHA). Members are welcome to visit the Castle on all open days utilising their membership with the exception of our Jousting day (9th June) and Viking weekend (25th & 26th August) when the event entry fee applies (please see our events page). More information about the HHA can be found at http://hha.org.uk
GROUP ADMISSIONS 2014
Guided tours for groups are available on most days, by appointment.
Full details are available on the Group Visit page which is reached via the icon at the top of this page.
Groups: (min 20 visitors)
Adults £9.50 (on open days)
Adults £11 (private guided tour)
Children (5-16 years) £4.75
School groups: (min 20 visitor)
Children £4.75 (1 adult free with every 15 children)
Additional adults £9.50
Groups and school parties can be accommodated on most days by arrangement.