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  • in & around Oakham

    in & around Oakham

    OAKHAM CASTLE (Rutland County Council) NOTE: Currently not accessible while conservation and archaeological work is carried out to the building and grounds. Should re-open in March 2016. Oakham Castle disappoints many people looking for castellated towers, ramparts and a moat. It is not that sort of castle. It is instead the 12th century Great Hall which is all that remains of Oakham’s original manor. Apart from its age (c1180) and design (a wonderfully complete Norman... Continue reading