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

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Awards

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

TripAdvisor

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2018
  • Excellent
    433
  • Very Good
    194
  • Average
    31
  • Poor
    17
  • Terrible
    18

Recent Reviews:

  • JulieKLark
    Langley Moor, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Informative tour, beautiful grounds, nice gardens
    3 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 16th May 2019
    We enjoyed the tour of this castle that is still a residence. Somehow, knowing it is still a home gives it more appeal. The grounds are tremendous with small but well done gardens. Read full review
  • AlanJ150
    Gosport
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Beautiful day in the English countryside
    4 of 5 stars
    Friday, 17th May 2019
    We visited the castle after being recommended to by friends living locally. Beware of vicious cattle grid at main entrance. The grounds,including cricket pitch with pavilion and sight screens, are... Read full review
  • Lyndsay W
    Huddersfield, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Fabulous day out
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 19th May 2019
    Visited Raby Castle and thoroughly enjoyed our time there. The castle is very well maintained and the staff very friendly and helpful. The gardens and deer amazing. Would definitely recommend a... 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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