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Raby Castle

From £3.00
County Durham

Tel: +44 01833 660202

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Raby Castle

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult - Castle, Park and Gardens£12.00 per ticket type
Adult - Park and Gardens£7.00 per ticket type
Child - Castle, Park and Gardens£6.00 per ticket type
Child - Park and Gardens£3.00 per ticket type
Concession - Castle, Park and Gardens£11.00 per ticket type
Concession - Park and Gardens£6.00 per ticket type
Family (2+3) Castle, Park & Gardens£35.00 per ticket type
Family (2+3) Park & Gardens£18.00 per ticket type

Children under 5 free.


  • VAQAS VB Attraction VAQAS


  • Regional and MiscellaneousTripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016


  • Certificate of Excellence 2016

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Recent Reviews:

  • BishopLass
    Shildon, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    i visit so often the staff know who i am!
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 28th April 2017
    I love this place. I fortunately live a 10 min drive away so along with my mum have season tickets. They are £25 each but allow us to enter the park as many times (in that season) as we like and also... Read full review
  • peeweesheffield
    Trip Type:
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 25th April 2017
    This is a brilliant place to visit, We walked round the deer park first, I don't think I've ever seen so many all in one place, The children were thrilled to see them all. There's a large... Read full review
  • _emaildblair
    Falkirk, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Castle and deer park visit
    2 of 5 stars
    Monday, 24th April 2017
    Very overpriced cost £7.50 per adult just for the park, which is just a field around the castle and you are not allowed to even walk around the outside of the castle without paying £12.50 to get... Read full review



  • Access Statement - Please see below

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Provider Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted - In park only on short leads

Access Information

Opening Times

Park and Gardens (15 Apr 2017 - 1 Oct 2017)
Castle (15 Apr 2017 - 1 Oct 2017)

* Castle open 15 Apr-30 Jun and 1 Sep-1 Oct, Wed-Sun, 1230-1630; 1 Jul-31 Aug, daily, except Mon, 1230-1630 (last admission 1600). Admission to the Castle on weekdays is by a guided tour (free flow on weekends, bank holidays and during 1 Jul-31 Aug). Last admission 1600 (Last guided tour 1515).

Park and Gardens (including the shop and tearoom) open, 15 Apr-30 Jun and 1 Sep-1 Oct, Wed-Sun, 1100-1700; 1 Jul-31 Aug, daily, except Mon, 1100-1700.

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Nearest major road is A1(M). From the A1(M) follow the A66 and then take the A688 Barnard Castle-Bishop Auckland road. The castle is 1 mile north of Staindrop and 8 miles north-east of Barnard Castle.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest station is Darlington Station.Nearest bus stop is Keverstone Bank, Raby, near Staindrop.

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Saturday, 29th April 2017 - Monday, 1st May 2017

Raby Castle - Orchid ShowThe Annual Orchid Show at Raby Castle, will feature a spectacular display of beautiful Orchids including exotic hybrid species. Visitors will have the opportunity to talk to the experts, attend lectures and demonstrations for advice on how to make the most of their orchids.
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Friday, 12th May 2017 - Friday, 12th May 2017

Friday, 8th September 2017 - Friday, 8th September 2017

Raby Castle - Specialist Tour - The Work of James Paine at Raby2017 is the 300th Anniversary of the Architect James Paine's birth and the event is being celebrated in a number of houses where he worked, including Raby Castle.  Paine worked at Raby from 1752 until 1768, taking over from Daniel Garrett and the bulk of his work was completed by 1761. In the...
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Sunday, 21st May 2017 - Sunday, 21st May 2017

Raby Castle - TAC 10K, 5K &1.2K RacesTeesdale Athletics Club is organising the main 10k race at 111.00am, as well as the popular 5k race at 10.35am, and the 1.2k children's run which is becoming very popular being held at 10.00am. The runs are within the grounds of Raby Castle, and apart from the odd tractor the races are virtually...
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Sunday, 28th May 2017 - Sunday, 28th May 2017

Raby Castle - Flower Power Plant & Gift FairFlower Power Fairs return to Raby Castle Coach Yard with a hand-picked selection of Northern plant growers and nurseries with wide choice of plants including herbs, herbaceous, alpines, shade lovers and small shrubs. There will also be stalls from a selection of the best local small businesses in...
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Sunday, 18th June 2017 - Sunday, 18th June 2017

Sunday, 13th August 2017 - Sunday, 13th August 2017

Raby Castle -Classic Vehicle ShowsThis summer, Raby Castle will once again play host to the 24th Bi-Annual Classic Vehicle Show and Vintage Rally, organised by Mark Woodward Classic Events. Listen to the purring of excellently restored engines and admire the beautifully waxed bodywork of the classic cars, vintage vehicles and...
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Sunday, 25th June 2017 - Sunday, 25th June 2017

Raby Castle - The Archers of the TreesLocal archery club, The Archers of the Trees, show us their skills as they battle it out to win the coveted wand trophy in this annual competition held in Raby Park.
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Saturday, 15th July 2017 - Saturday, 15th July 2017

Raby Castle - National Garden SchemeThe Wallled Gardens will be open in aid of the National Garden Scheme on Saturday 15th July. Admissions from tickets sold to visit the Park & Gardens only will be donated to the National Garden Scheme. The National Garden Scheme, which celebrates its 90th year in 2017, is the most significant...
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Friday, 28th July 2017 - Friday, 28th July 2017

Raby Castle - Outdoor Shakespeare - The Handlebards: As You Like ItThe Handlebards do Shakespeare differently - only four actors using bikes to power various surprises and contraptions on-stage, whilst playing ALL the parts, this will be a spectacle not to miss!
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