Victorian Christmas at Rockingham Castle

Experience a unique Victorian Christmas at Rockingham Castle

Candle lit trees, roaring fires and magnificent period costume – enjoy festive magic with a Victorian twist at Rockingham Castle from Wednesday 27th November to Sunday 1st December.

Visitors will be transported back to Christmas Eve in 1849, to the reign of Queen Victoria, as the Watson family gather for their traditional Christmas celebrations.

With the Castle rooms decorated just as it would have been at the time, guests will be entertained by the housekeeper, governess, butler or footman, who will share delightful stories of Victorian family life.

Delicious homemade, locally sourced, Christmas dishes for lunch and dinner will also be available in the Walker’s House Restaurant, ranging from full festive meals to warming bowls of soup, mulled wine and mince pies. Walker’s House Menu 2019 Subject to change.

The Castle Gift Shop will also be filled with a selection of Christmas gifts for friends and family, as well rare and limited-edition decorations for visitors to recreate the feel of a Victorian Christmas in their own home.Bbook your tour online.

Book you tour online to avoid disappointment.

Tour & Grounds Entry: Adults £12.00, Senior £11.00, Children £7.50.

The following concessions are not available for the Victorian Christmas Event:

Histoirc Houses

English Heritage

Gardeners world 2 for 1


Hidden England Tickets

Blue Peter Badges

For more information call 01536 770240


How long is the Victorian tour?

The tour is 45mins.


When is my tour?

Your tour is the time stated on your ticket after the date of tour.


What time do the grounds open?

The grounds open from 10.30am.


Can I buy tickets on arrival?

We cannot guarantee that you will be able to book a tour on arrival, if there is availability we will do our best to accommodate. Tickets will not be available on arrival on Saturday & Sunday.


Can I view the grounds and not take a tour?

Unfortunately, due to limited parking we cannot guarantee there will be grounds tickets available.


Can I make a reservation for Walker’s House Restaurant?

We currently do not take bookings for the restaurant it is on a free flow basis.


For information regarding disabled access please click here Christmas