Raby Castle

From £3.00
Staindrop
County Durham
DL2 3AH

Tel: +44 01833 660202

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Raby Castle

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.

Gradings

  • VAQAS VB Attraction VAQAS
VAQAS VB Attraction VAQAS

Awards

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

TripAdvisor

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  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    423
  • Very Good
    191
  • Average
    29
  • Poor
    17
  • Terrible
    18

Recent Reviews:

  • Jacek L
    Darlington Uk
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Unfriendly place
    1 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 20th April 2019
    We came 10 mins before 4 PM and they trated us badly as they wanted to close it and go home. I have never seen so bad manners and grumpy people. So disappointing. Typical lack of respect to non... Read full review
  • David C
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Over-priced and not worth the entrance fee.
    2 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 21st April 2019
    The castle looks magnificent as you approach it with the cricket ground next to it making a lovely setting. However that is as good as it gets as the entry fee is rather expensive for what you then... Read full review
  • Nicjwebster
    Penrith, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Great family day in a beautiful setting
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 22nd April 2019
    We visited over the Easter weekend with an 8 and 10 year old and their grandparents and there was something for everyone. The castle is stunning and there are knowledgable and friendly staff in every... Read full review

Facilities

Accessibility

  • 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 (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)
Castle (Weekends only until April then Wed - Sun to Sept) (2 Mar 2019 - 30 Sept 2019)
Gardens (Weekends only until April then Wed - Sun to Sept) (2 Mar 2019 - 30 Sept 2019)

* Raby Castle and Gardens re-open for weekends in March 2019 and are then open Wednesdays to Sundays from April to September (as well as Tuesdays in July and August). Open bank holidays.

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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Wednesday, 10th April 2019 - Saturday, 27th April 2019

Children's Tours Of The Castle  Raby Castle: Children's Tours and TrailsRaby Castle’s friendly footman will be hosting his popular interactive children’s tours of the castle every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday throughout half term. Find out what it was like to be knighted and how the Castle was defended from attack.
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Sunday, 5th May 2019 - Monday, 6th May 2019

Darlington & District Orchid Society Raby Castle WeekendDarlington & District Orchid Society Raby Castle WeekendVisit the Darlington & Districts Orchid weekend at Raby Castle. Lots of orchids to see against the backdrop of the lovely Raby Castle.
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Saturday, 6th July 2019 - Saturday, 6th July 2019

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Sunday, 11th August 2019 - Sunday, 11th August 2019

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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Monday, 8th April 2019 - Sunday, 28th April 2019

Raby Castle: Trail in the ParkThere will be a children’s ‘Where is my baby?’ Trail in the Walled Garden which will consist of 10 boards with pictures of baby animals e.g. sheep, fox, cow, chicken and deer.
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Saturday, 6th July 2019 - Saturday, 6th July 2019

Raby Castle: Outdoor shakespeareSummer Outdoor Theatre - Noel Coward’s Private LivesThis year, as well as the hugely popular Handlebards theatre events, Raby Castle will be hosting many outdoor theatre productions including Noel Cowards Private Lives on Saturday 6 July.
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Saturday, 13th July 2019 - Saturday, 13th July 2019

Summer Outdoor Theatre - Gangsta GrannyThe hugely popular Handlebards theatre events, Raby Castle will be hosting a production of Gangsta Granny on Saturday 13th July, David Walliams’ much-loved tale the tale of a bored boy who discovers his kindly grandma was a former jewel thief.
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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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