Opening Times & Prices



April 16th to end of May

Sundays & Bank Holiday Mondays

June to end of 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.


Wisteria in the Rose Garden at Rockinghham Castle


House & Garden:
Adults £11.50, Children (5 – 16) £7.00. There is no charge for children aged 5 and under.
Family Ticket (2 adults + 2 children) £30.00.

Grounds Only:

Ticket Includes Salvins Tower, Gardens, Gift Shop, Licensed Tea Room.
Adult or Child £7.00.
Not available when special events take place in the grounds.

For Special Events, see featured 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. 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.

Outside Tours.
Outside tours take place daily on open days at 12.30pm, 1.30pm & 2.30pm. These tours are complimentary, last approximately 45 minutes and cover the development of the Castle through the ages. Please meet in the Courtyard beside the ‘tours’ board.

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

Tyg Ticket Specialists

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