The splendid Great Hall of Oakham Castle is one of the finest examples of late 12th century domestic architecture in England. The Great Hall is best known for its collection of commemorative Horseshoes.
The hall is decorated with a range of 12th century sculptures. Above the columns are six musicians, each playing a different instrument. They are made of local stone from Clipsham and although damaged, they are of superb quality. They are believed to have been carved by masons who had worked at Canterbury Cathedral.
Oakham Castle is licensed for civil marriages and is located in the centre of the town. See: Weddings for more detail.
Looking for an Interesting Marriage Venue?
See Exhibitions and Events for more information about events here at the Castle.
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All enquiries and correspondence to:
Rutland County Council D.C.
Rutland County Museum
Tel: 01572 758440
Fax: 01572 758445
Rutland County MuseumWhilst visiting the Castle why not also visit Rutland County Museum, which is only a short distance away.
Admission is Free