Castle Tag

The Key Features of Rockingham Castle in the 13th Century

The original Norman motte and bailey, formed the core of the castle. The bailey with its curtain wall, and adjoining motte, enclosed 3½ acres; plus a second bailey (now the Tilting Lawn). The motte: Was 30’ high and 100’ wide surrounded by a 30’ wide moat; on it there was a well.  The baileys. Rockingham had two...

Children’s Easter Hunt

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Sunday 1st & Monday 2nd April 2018 Visit us on Easter Sunday & Bank Holiday Monday and take part in our Children's Easter Egg Hunt.Seek out the brightly coloured eggs which have been hidden in our magnificent gardens. Each egg has a letter, which...

Jousting & Medieval Living History Village

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