Centaur Roof Decoration
Centaur Roof Decoration

A sculpture depicting a centaur. A mythical beast, part man and part horse. Originally it would have been holding a bow and arrow. He is performing what is often referred to as a Parthian shot where the archer shoots backwards as they ride away from the enemy.

Bride and wedding flowers
Bride and wedding flowers

Oakham Castle is a beautiful wedding venue just as it is, but you can always add more flowers if you like for your perfect Rutland wedding.

Weddings at Oakham Castle
Weddings at Oakham Castle

We are an all year round wedding venue and can accommodate up to 120 guests for your ceremony. We can also offer receptions for up to 90 guests.

Loddington Longwool sheep
Loddington Longwool sheep

At All Sheeps and Sizes event in Aug 2017

Loddington Longwool sheep
Loddington Longwool sheep

Taken at the All Sheeps and Sizes event at Oakham Castle Aug 2017

Sword School
Sword School

Held at Oakham Castle in 2017.

2016-12-24 Oakham Castle
2016-12-24 Oakham Castle

Harriet Flather plays her harp for the Christmas Eve event at the Castle in 2016.

School children re-enact Court Scene
School children re-enact Court Scene

School trips to the Castle are all about bringing history to life with real court cases being re-played and plenty of dressing up! See our education section for details of the range of exciting immersive sessions available.

Settlements Session
Settlements Session

Children explore Anglo-Saxon settlements and building techniques - like the three little pigs they try straw, sticks and stone.