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.


  • VAQAS VB Attraction VAQAS


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


  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

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Recent Reviews:

  • aylingmj
    Richmond, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Amazing Place to Visit
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 18th March 2019
    Fantastic place to visit. The grounds, gardens and Castle are great. The guides in the Castle are very friendly and knowledgeable. The cafe is a must! Love snacks and cakes (gluten free and... Read full review
  • Tony S
    Trip Type:
    family day out
    4 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 19th March 2019
    walked around castle grounds and went into castle beautiful setting and castle . gardens worth a visit too. Tea room wonderful coffee and scones and reasonable prices. going to return in summer to... Read full review
  • 527robinh
    Leeds, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Rising of the North
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 20th March 2019
    Hadn’t heard of Raby Castle until we were in the area but we really enjoyed our visit. Definitely recommend the guided tours; our guide (Nick?) really brought the place to life. You’re free to go... 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 (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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Friday, 19th April 2019 - Tuesday, 23rd April 2019

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Sunday, 16th June 2019 - Sunday, 16th June 2019

classic cars in the parkRaby Castle: Classic Cars in the ParkEnjoy displays of classic cars, bikes, tractors and more in a new area next to the Castle with outstanding views of the Castle and Park beyond.
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Saturday, 6th April 2019 - Monday, 22nd April 2019

Saturday, 25th May 2019 - Sunday, 2nd June 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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Wednesday, 6th March 2019 - Friday, 29th March 2019

Raby Castle (20)Raby Castle: Exclusive ‘Behind the Scenes’ Castle ToursEvery Wednesday, Thursday and Friday in March, Tours begin at 11am
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Sunday, 31st March 2019 - Sunday, 31st March 2019

Raby Castle (20)Raby Castle: Mother's Day Tour and Tea in the CastleNew for this year - bring your Mother and the rest of the Family for a Mother's Day to remember with a Tour and Tea in the Castle.
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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 April 2019 - Saturday, 6th April 2019

ICC Cricket World Cup Trophy Tour - Raby CastleTo celebrate the Trophy coming to Raby, we are working closely with Durham County Cricket Club to organise a FREE day of family fun. There will be photo opportunities with the Cricket World Cup Trophy itself, children’s come and try activity sessions and hopefully a famous cricketer or two.
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