Raby Castle

From £3.00
County Durham

Tel: +44 01833 660207

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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.


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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

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Recent Reviews:

  • Aunty_Nita
    Washington, United Kingdom
    Lovely Day Out
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 25th June 2020
    I went to Raby last weekend as I wanted somewhere nice to go for a walk and was happy to pay the entrance price, even though I knew the castle would not be open. The walk was lovely and the walled... Read full review
  • aletheaw597
    South Shields, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    My Perfect Day
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 28th June 2020
    Where do I begin, from the young chatty lad guiding us to the car park space, the lovely lady checking tickets, the gardens, the lakes, the cattle, the deer, the sight of the castles grandeur (closed... Read full review
  • EBKK2016
    Darlington, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    4 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 8th July 2020
    Excellent castle and grounds. Staff Very friendly and helpful. Good location for a family picnic weather permitting. Read full review



  • Access Statement - Please see below
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors


  • On-Site café/restaurant
  • Picnic Site

Parking & Transport

  • Coach Parking Onsite
  • On site parking
  • Parking (free)

Provider Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted - In park only on short leads
  • Toilets

Provider Features

  • In countryside
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Outdoor Attraction
  • Village Location

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  • Guided Tours Available for Individuals

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available

Access Information

Opening Times

Park and Woodland Area - Open Daily (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)
Walled Gardens - Open Daily from 10am , 7 days a week from beginning of March to the end of October. (2 Mar 2020 - 30 Sept 2020)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 10:00
Bank Holiday10:00 - 10:00
Castle July/Aug (1 July 2020 - 31 Aug 2020)
Wednesday - Sunday11:00 - 16:00

* Raby Castle will open Wednesday to Sunday from 11:00 to 16:00. A one-way system is in place for visitors to the Castle to support social distancing.

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.


Tuesday, 1st December 2020 - Tuesday, 1st December 2020

Christmas at Raby CastleWe are busy planning our 2020 calendar of events which will include our most popular family favourites as well as some exciting new experiences for all ages. You can expect the return of our bustling Christmas Market with lots of unique gift ideas from local makers and producers plus a chance to…
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Deer at Raby CastleWoodland Play Area: Raby Castle, StaindropThe Park and Gardens provide lots of opportunity for fresh air, fun and exercise. Our Woodland Adventure Playground will keep children entertained and bikes are available for the whole family to hire, so that you can explore the wider Park. Walking and cycling routes can be obtained from our…

raby easter weekend Park & Garden Walk at Raby Castle (PARK OPEN 10-4), StaindropThere are some beautiful walks around the Park and Gardens at Raby Castle. Maps and walking routes are available from our admissions team. Organised group walks take place on a regular basis and ae a fantastic way to see some areas of the Park which visitors cannot usually access. Dogs love to…

Monday, 11th May 2020 - Thursday, 31st December 2020

Virtual Tour at Raby CastleTake a tour of the Castle grounds, gardens, cafe, shop and coach yard. Just click and drag on the image below and follow the hotspots! Use the 'EXPLORE' menu to visit other areas.https://www.raby.co.uk/raby-castle/virtual-tour/ 
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