Author: Kim Hughes

Half term Halloween fun was enjoyed by hundreds of families during Rockingham Castle’s four-day spooky event. Cobwebs, skeletons and other ghostly decorations added to the exciting atmosphere in the castle’s historic gardens and rooms, and the pumpkin-rollings, biscuit-decorating, quizzes and trails hosted by the popular Witches of Rockingham, were a continued...

Christmas shoppers will be in for a real treat at Rockingham Castle’s exclusive Gift Shop opening night this November. Filled with a unique range of festive items from exquisite baubles to beautiful jewellery – carefully selected by the castle owner – the charming Gift Shop will be will open with free...

The dates for our Victorian Christmas experience have changed since our events leaflet was printed and we'd hate for you to miss out. So make sure you've got Wednesday 27th November to Sun 1st December in the diary - or even better, book now to secure your tickets.   A festive experience...

Families and history-lovers enjoyed the fearsome Vikings at Rockingham Castle as temperatures soared to record levels this August Bank Holiday weekend. During the two hottest days of the year so far, the Vikings of Middle England performed realistic battles in their authentic warrior armour as crowds cheered. The Living History Village, where...

Thousands of food-lovers experienced Rockingham Castle’s first ever Food & Drink Fair at the weekend – and owner, James Saunders Watson has pledged to make it an annual event. Thirty food and drink specialists from Northamptonshire and surrounding areas showcased their fine artisan products to crowds of local foodies on the...

Hundreds of families enjoyed a thrilling jousting event on Father’s Day as people flocked to Rockingham Castle.   The Knights of Nottingham Jousting event wowed crowds who braved the showery weather to give their dads a medieval treat. Jousting on horseback, sword-fighting and fire-eating were among the many activities for children and families...

There will be medieval magic at Rockingham Castle this Father’s Day - Sunday 16th June - as the much-loved family event, Knights of Nottingham, makes a thrilling return. The castle grounds will come alive between 12-5pm, as armoured knights wow crowds with their performances of bravery – fighting on horseback with...

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