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:

  • Sue F
    Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom
    Excellent day out
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 11th September 2019
    Raby Castle is an absolute delight to go around. It is even better when you book the tour and you are lucky enough to have Nick as your guide. He made the history of the Castle so easy to... Read full review
  • K3408OAjulier
    Newport, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Lovely late summer visit to the castle
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 12th September 2019
    I’d visited before in early spring for a walk around the grounds and use the tea room. This time it was more in-depth tour. Started with the traditional cuppa and would recommend the scones they... Read full review
  • carolinewolverson
    Cottingham, United Kingdom
    Hidden gem
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 15th September 2019
    This is really worth a visit. Pretty gardens and an amazing castle well preserved with knowledgable volunteers to provide information in each room. 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/ September (1 Sept 2019 - 30 Sept 2019)
Wednesday - Sunday11:00 - 16:30
Castle July/Aug (1 July 2020 - 31 Aug 2020)
Tuesday - 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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Thursday, 7th November 2019 - Thursday, 7th November 2019

raby christmasRaby Castle: Christmas Shopping EveningCome along to the much-anticipated launch of the Christmas Shop. Browse this year’s ranges from sweet treats and gifts to homeware and decorations with a free glass of fizz.
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Saturday, 30th November 2019 - Saturday, 30th November 2019

Raby Castle: Buy Your Christmas TreeChristmas trees, grown locally on the Raby Estate, will be on sale along with a selection of handmade wreaths and decorative foliage in Raby Castles Coach Yard.
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Saturday, 30th November 2019 - Tuesday, 24th December 2019

Raby Castle: Meet Father ChristmasCome along and meet Father Christmas in Raby Castles Grand Entrance Hall with a fireside story. This is set to be another sell out event so we recommend you book early. Bookings can be made from 9:00 Thurs 5 Sept. 
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Thursday, 5th December 2019 - Thursday, 5th December 2019

Sunday, 8th December 2019 - Sunday, 8th December 2019

Tuesday, 10th December 2019 - Tuesday, 10th December 2019

Raby Castle: Christmas Wreath Making with Forget Me NotCreate your very own Christmas wreath to proudly display on your door. Join Raby Castle for a fun, hands on workshop with Forget Me Not Florist, Kathryn. You’ll be guided through making your own creation, whether you’d like to make a wreath that’s traditional or contemporary there will be a great…
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Thursday, 28th November 2019 - Thursday, 28th November 2019

Friday, 6th December 2019 - Saturday, 7th December 2019

Saturday, 14th December 2019 - Saturday, 14th December 2019

Raby Castle: Christmas Craft Workshops with Victoria ConnorCome along and treat yourself or a loved one to the willow reindeer and Christmas decorations workshops. Learn the basic skills and techniques used to create willow entwined ornaments or get crafty with creating your own Christmas decorations.
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Sunday, 24th November 2019 - Sunday, 24th November 2019

Friday, 6th December 2019 - Friday, 6th December 2019

Saturday, 21st December 2019 - Saturday, 21st December 2019

Raby Castle: Photography WorkshopsJoin local photographer and astronomer Gary Lintern as he shares his secrets on taking the perfect picture of the night sky at Raby Castle and High Force, hidden gems of the north east for Astrophotography.
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