Plan Your Visit

How to Find Us

Oakham Castle, Castle Grounds, Market Pl, Oakham LE15 6DR, UK

Entry to the Castle grounds and Great Hall is free

Visitors can park in the Castle's car park for two hours. Just ask at the front desk for a parking permit to display in your window.

Opening Times

The grounds are normally open all the time - please see below for any restrictions on access.

Entrance is free 

Dog policy

Dogs are welcome in the castle grounds & Great Hall. However please be a responsible owner by keeping your dog under control on a lead at all times and clean up after them.

The Great Hall is normally open at these times:








Christmas Eve

Christmas Day

Boxing Day

New Year's Eve

New Year's Day

10am – 4pm

Schools and Groups visits

10am – 4pm

10am – 4pm

10am – 4pm

10am – 4pm

12noon – 4pm

10am - 1pm





The Great Hall is a licensed wedding venue. Weddings can be booked all year round, but our busiest times are Friday and Saturday afternoons in the summer. Please be aware that access may be restricted at these times. To help plan your visit please check before you come.  


Check our Accessibility here.


We're Family Friendly, we always have dressing-up, toys, colouring in books, story books, quizzes and trails out for you to use, for free.


Toilets and baby changing facilities are available.


Self-service tea and coffee is available most days, so you can snuggle down with a cuppa while the children play.

And we're pet friendly too, so your furry friends can come in with you, as long as they are well behaved! 

Check out our photo gallery for a look at some of our previous events.

Or check out our media page to see some videos exploring our history and offerings