School groups at Rockingham Castle


A school trip to Rockingham Castle provides a unique experience that could not be replicated in a school environment. Our Castle tour usually covers all aspects of the Castle’s history as appropriate to the ages of the group. However, we tailor our tours to your needs therefore special emphasis on a particular period can be arranged.

Our knowledgeable guides take the tours; many of them are former teachers who understand the particular needs of children.

Guided tours of the Castle are given to groups of up to 25 at a time, with not less than 1 adult for every 5 children.


School Tariff

Children £6.50

Adult £12.00         

One adult free with every 5 children


Opening times for school visits

Rockingham Castle is available all year round for school visits 09.00 – 17.00 Monday to Thursday.



We have space for packed lunches and rooms for children to eat lunch inside if the weather is unfavorable.


Educational Packs

Rockingham Castle offers a variety of educational workbooks designed for Key Stage One and Key Stage Two children.


  1. A General Visit to Rockingham Castle with KS1 & KS2 Workbook (includes the Heritage Trail) £2.50
  2. Local History Study with KS2 Workbook (includes the Heritage Trail) £2.50
  3. Victorian Rockingham with KS2 Workbook £2.50
  4. Tudor & Stuart Rockingham with KS2 Workbook £2.50
  5. Medieval Rockingham with KS2 Workbook £2.50

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Hazard Information


To make a provisional booking please call
01536 770240 or


The minimum number for a group booking is 20 persons.


We recommend a preliminary visit for teachers which provides an opportunity to view the Castle, grounds and Education Pack.


School Groups are welcome at Rockingham Castle


You can arrange your schools tour from here.