Raby Castle

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County Durham

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.


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


  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

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Recent Reviews:

  • Jojo550
    Trip Type:
    Fabulous place
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 20th July 2018
    I visit a lot of castles, this has to be one of the most beautiful castle I have ever visited. The grounds are full of deer, great walk around the castle. Beautiful gardens in full bloom, and the... Read full review
  • Maxine W
    Trip Type:
    Well worth a visit
    4 of 5 stars
    Friday, 20th July 2018
    Raby Castle is breathtaking. We arrived with our own packed lunch so ate this in the cricket ground just outside. The castle looked stunning in the background. Got our tickets & used the washrooms... Read full review
  • DELBOY707
    Hartlepool, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Well worth a visit. Poor customer service and variety in the cafe.
    4 of 5 stars
    Friday, 20th July 2018
    Wonderful Castle set in extensive grounds with lakes, deer wandering around and beautiful gardens. This venue would have rated 5 stars but for the poor service and menu at the cafe. 2 apathetic girls... 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 (24 Mar 2019)
Castle (24 Mar 2019)

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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Sunday, 12th August 2018 - Sunday, 12th August 2018

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Saturday, 4th August 2018 - Saturday, 4th August 2018

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Friday, 10th August 2018 - Friday, 10th August 2018

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Monday, 23rd July 2018 - Sunday, 2nd September 2018

Raby Castle: Summer Holiday FunRaby Castle: Summer Holiday FunJoin the fun at Raby Castle with treasure trails and children’s tours from Monday 23rd July to Sunday 2nd September.
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Saturday, 20th October 2018 - Sunday, 28th October 2018

Raby Castle: Half Term Halloween FunRaby Castle: Half Term Halloween FunJoin the fun at Raby Castle with Halloween themed treasure trails, tours and activities from Saturday 20th to Sunday 28th October.
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Monday, 3rd September 2018 - Monday, 3rd September 2018

Red DeerRaby Castle: Deer Park WalkJoin our Head Gamekeeper for a morning walk through the 200 acre deer park surrounding Raby Castle to find out more about our herds of stunning deer, their behaviour throughout the seasons and their management.
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Saturday, 25th August 2018 - Sunday, 26th August 2018

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