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Raby Castle

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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Gardens are a delight

Visited with our extended family aged between 7 and 64 and all enjoyed the experience. Walking in... read more

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Chris T
Lincoln, United Kingdom
Outstanding experience!

Took a group of children here recently and the experience could not have been better. From my first... read more

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Sam G
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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Raby Castle Raby Park, Darlington DL2 3AH, England
+44 1833 660202
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Reviewed today

Visited with our extended family aged between 7 and 64 and all enjoyed the experience. Walking in the grounds and seeing so many deer and then walking through the delightful gardens full of colour and scent was a real treat. The little restaurant in the...More

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Reviewed today

Took a group of children here recently and the experience could not have been better. From my first telephone call, the staff and volunteers were excellent. The castle is stunning; beautifully preserved and evidently cared for by all who work there. The guides were knowledgeable...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A superb example of history having been well maintained. The castle with it's ponds looks great, however the interior is something else. A superb collection of art, furniture and just about everything else makes this castle a very worthwhile visit.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

I thoroughly enjoyed the visit to Raby Castle. The grounds and gardens are lovely to wander through. The highlight of my visit was the free guided tour which was absolutely fascinating and very entertaining. In the space of two hours I gained a brief snapshot...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We spent a very enjoyable time visiting the castle and grounds. The stewards were exceptionally knowledgeable and a fascinating tour. A pleasant walk around the beautifully maintained gardens and a good toasted tea cake to finish off. Can’t recommend highly enough.

Thank Keith M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited to see my ancestral home after finding a link to the Neville family via Alice Neville. Grounds and castle are impressive and the view spectacular. All of the guides were helpful and full of knowledge. Worth the long trip.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and I visited with our 2 young children ages 6 and 2. We took part on the children’s tour led by a tour guide called Mike, let me start by saying mike was a delight, he was so knowledgeable and made the tour...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a gem - impressive views of the castle and interesting history and rooms inside. The guides were excellent and enthusiastic. The gardens were pleasant to walk round as well as round the lakes seeing the deer and longhorned cattle on a lovely sunny day....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Immaculate gardens and premises, nice small tea room in the stable block with adjoining gift shop. Fortunate to see the deer who roam the parklands. Robert, a tour guide was very welcoming and knowledgeable. Can visit both castle and gardens or just gardens. Tour did...More

Thank PICVW69
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I contacted the tea room in advance to arrange for a group to call in for tea on a Saturday afternoon. I was told that they were open until 5.00pm and we would be welcome. I phoned again the day before and was told again...More

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david f
15 May 2018|
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Response from iamian16 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, during the season. It has been open since Palm Sunday.
15 March 2018|
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Response from Motherland | Reviewed this property |
Opens for season 24/03, 11am to 4.30pm Wednesday to Sunday, Tuesday to Sunday in July and August Closes 30 September Please leave helpful vote if ok 👍🏻
14 October 2016|
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Response from Paul T | Reviewed this property |
No dogs allowed inside any buildings or gardens, only on a lead in the surrounding grounds.