This remarkable castle, built on the instruction of William the Conqueror, has been my family’s home for 450 years. Prior to the Watson’s ownership the Castle was held by the crown.
There are very few other homes that have been continuously occupied for nearly 1000 years and within that time been owned by just one family since being relinquished as a royal Castle. I think this is a particularly extraordinary aspect of Rockingham’s long and fascinating story.
Rockingham Castle, Rockingham, Market Harborough, Leicestershire. LE16 8TH - tel: 01536 770240 | www.rockinghamcastle.com