Raby Castle

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County Durham

Tel: +44 01833 660202

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Raby Castle grounds with stunning lake

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult - Castle, Deer Park & Walled Gardens£12.00 per ticket type
Adult - Deer Park & Walled Gardens£7.00 per ticket type
Child 5-15 - Castle, Deer Park & Walled Gardens£6.00 per ticket type
Child 5-15 - Deer Park & Walled Gardens£3.00 per ticket type
Concession - Castle, Park & Walled Gardens£11.00 per ticket type
Concession - Deer Park & Walled Gardens£6.00 per ticket type
Family (2+3) Castle, Park & Walled Gardens£35.00 per ticket type
Family (2+3) Park & Walled Gardens£18.00 per ticket type

Children under 5 free.


  • VAQAS VB Attraction VAQAS


  • Visit EnglandVAQAS VAQAS 2019
  • Regional and MiscellaneousTripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016



TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

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Recent Reviews:

  • WhitePass
    Liverpool, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Great castle but poor cafe
    3 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 10th July 2019
    We really enjoyed touring the castle, it is very interesting and well presented National Trust-like. BUT the cafe was clearly having an off day to say the least. We waited a long time to have our... Read full review
  • BKS1966
    North East England
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Rapturous Raby
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 14th July 2019
    As a local I tend not to explore my doorstep much, but I had a visitor and opted to take her to visit Raby. The welcome was warm and we elected to visit the garden, grounds and castle, taking in a... Read full review
  • Sam_Rickelton
    Cramlington, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Blown away
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 14th July 2019
    Blown away with how much there is to do here - magnificent castle, beautiful gardens, deer park, adventure playground and more. The staff and volunteers really engaged with our children and made them... 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 Woodland Area - Open Daily (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)
Walled Gardens - Open Daily from 10am (2 Mar 2019 - 30 Sept 2019)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 10:00
Bank Holiday10:00 - 10:00
Castle July/Aug (1 July 2019 - 31 Aug 2019)
Tuesday - Sunday11:00 - 16:30
Castle/ September (1 Sept 2019 - 30 Sept 2019)
Wednesday - Sunday11:00 - 16:30

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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Tuesday, 20th August 2019 - Tuesday, 20th August 2019

Raby Castle: Outdoor shakespeareSummer Outdoor Theatre at Raby CastleOther outdoor theatre events include Noel Coward’s Private Lives on Saturday 6th July, The Tempest by Handlebards on Sunday 11th August and Much Ado About Nothing on Tuesday 20th August.
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Sunday, 11th August 2019 - Sunday, 11th August 2019

Raby Castle: Outdoor Theatre: Twelfth NightSummer Outdoor Theatre - The Tempest by The HandlebardsEnjoy wonderful outdoor theatre this Summer hosted by Raby Castle.  The Tempest by Handlebards on will be entertaining us on Sunday 11th August.  Picnics available to pre book and food concessions in the Walled Garden, tickets available soon. 
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Tuesday, 20th August 2019 - Tuesday, 20th August 2019

Raby Castle: Outdoor shakespeareSummer Outdoor Theatre - Much Ado About NothingThis year, Raby Castle will be hosting a lots of outdoor theatre with  Much Ado About Nothing entertaining us on Tuesday 20th August. Picnics available to pre book and food concessions in the Walled Garden.​​​​​​​  Tickets available soon. 
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Saturday, 24th August 2019 - Saturday, 31st August 2019

Raby Castle: Late Night Milky Way PhotographyLocal photographer and astronomer Gary Lintern is sharing his secrets for capturing and editing the perfect shot of the beautiful Milky Way at Raby Castle, an incredible backdrop for astrophotography. This event is suitable for all experience levels, from beginners to experienced photographers.
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