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Victorian Christmas at Rockingham Castle

A silver service meal being served in festive decorated Rockingham Castle

Departing Suffolk - Join us for a guided tour of Rockingham Castle, with Mince pies on arrival and a 2 course Christmas Lunch included.

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It is Christmas Eve 1849. Richard and Lavinia Watson have been entertaining their guests with the help of their dear friend Charles Dickens and now ready to celebrate Christmas with the family. The servants have decorated all the rooms, the fire blazes, the table is set and the silver polished. Now you can experience a taste of Christmas at Rockingham in the age of young Queen Victoria as you are taken through the Castle by the butler, the footman, the housekeeper or the governess, who all have their own stories to tell about life in this great house.


Set in the courtyard decorated with illuminated trees is the award winning Castle Gift Shop offering a wide selection of gifts for family and friends.


Included in this excursion:

  • Entrance & guided tour of Rockingham Castle.

  • Tea or Coffee on arrival with a mince pie.

  • 2 Course Christmas Lunch.



Arrive approx 11:30

Mince pies and tea or coffee will be served on arrival.

12:00 - Tour of the castle.

14:00 - 2 Course Christmas Lunch will be served

16:30 - Depart the castle

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Capel St Mary (North) Capel St Mary White Horse Public House
Setdown Point:Capel St Mary National Exp StopSouth
Colchester North Rail Stn Colchester North Rail Station
Colchester United FC Colchester United FC, United Way CO4 5UP (off A12)
Parking £7.00 per day.Please contact 01206 540424.
Copdock - Tescos Copdock Mill, Tesco Superstore Front Exit Bus Stop
East Bergholt Bus Lay By East Bergholt Bus Lay By @ Junction B1070/A12
Ipswich Railway Station Ipswich Railway Station, Burrell Road, IP2 8AL
Ipswich, West End Rd Ipswich,West End Road Car Park
Stowmarket Railway Stn Stowmarket Railway Station

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Galloway Travel Group, Denters Hill,
Mendlesham, Suffolk, IP14 5RR

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