Tudor History Day

Join us this May for a Tudor History Day!

The living history group Tudor Legacies brings you a Tudor history day at Rockingham Castle.

Visitors will have the exciting opportunity to interact and engage with the six wives of Henry VIII.  Find out what it was really like to be married to one of history’s most infamous kings.

Come and meet the personalities behind the portraits as all six wives regale you with their own individual experiences within a royal court full of scandal, intrigue and beheadings.

Also featuring little Princess Elizabeth, the future Queen of England, Elizabeth I and the daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn.


Admission Charges & Information

Castle Entry & Gardens
Includes entry to the Castle,
Gardens, Event & Gift Shop
Gardens Only
Includes entry to the Event,
Gardens and Gift Shop
Adult (16+)£15.50£10.00
Senior (65+)£14.50£9.50
Student (must show a valid student card)£13.95£9.00
Child (4-15)£9.00£5.00
Child (0-3)FreeFree
Family (2 adults and up to 3 children)£40.00£25.00

Please Note: Historic Houses or National Trust Memberships do not apply on these dates.

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