Opening Times & Prices



The Castle’s opening has now ended for 2017.

We regret that, unless booked as part of a group visit, the Castle and Grounds are closed to visitors on all other days.

We will re-open again on Easter Sunday, 1st April 2018.


For Admission Charges for our special events please see the events page

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. 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.

Due to the delicate nature of the contents in the Castle and the narrow passageways, we regret we are unable to allow pushchairs inside of the Castle.

Dogs are most welcome so long as 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.

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 (18th June) and Viking weekend (27th & 28th August) when the event entry fee applies (please see our events page). More information about the HHA can be found at

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