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Raby Castle

Raby Castle Raby Park, Darlington DL2 3AH, England
+44 1833 660202
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Fabulous place

I visit a lot of castles, this has to be one of the most beautiful castle I have ever visited... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jojo550
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Manchester
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Well worth a visit

Raby Castle is breathtaking. We arrived with our own packed lunch so ate this in the cricket ground... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Maxine W
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“deer park” (64 reviews)
“guided tour” (28 reviews)
“gift shop” (36 reviews)
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LOCATION
Raby Castle Raby Park, Darlington DL2 3AH, England
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+44 1833 660202
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"deer park"
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"guided tour"
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"gift shop"
in 36 reviews
"coach house"
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"walled garden"
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"gardens are lovely"
in 14 reviews
"family home"
in 13 reviews
"tea room"
in 31 reviews
"entrance hall"
in 11 reviews
"stately home"
in 10 reviews
"stable block"
in 8 reviews
"old stables"
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"large herd"
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"octagon room"
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"guide book"
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"drawing room"
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"the kitchen"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

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 castle is full of history. It costs...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

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 which were very clean. Made our way through to the castle....More

Thank Maxine W
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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 behind the counter ignored us for a few minutes then with...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Can I just say a huge heartfelt thank you to ALL Raby Castle staff for making the 15th July 2018 the most breathtaking day of my life so far. Myself, my boyfriend and my two friends set off for a day out within the North...More

3  Thank Harriet D
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a beautiful day the grounds were stunning we got to see fallow deer and red deer in the grounds. The castle was one of the best I have ever visited the day we went was a quiet day free to roam around by...More

2  Thank Jane B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

On our visit to Raby castle we were greatly surprised by what was there plus we got to drive right up to the castle port cullis which surprised us, I think a privilege. It's a must visit atraction

1  Thank terrypj
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited here one Saturday. We arrived at 11am, the opening time so there was plenty of parking. We visited the castle first. Unlike so many attractions these days, there are NO awful audio guides. There are human guides (volunteers), which are well read but...More

4  Thank FM100
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went as a group of 5 and spent 4 hours walking around the gardens and house. Best to do the guided tour which is at no extra cost and takes about 90mins. The gardens are worth taking the time to view and the stroll around...More

1  Thank Mike S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here for the very first time last weekend (despite living only 25 miles away!) what a gem! Stunning castle, both inside and out and fabulous parks and gardens. We loved seeing the horned cattle and dozens of deer and had a terrific lunch in...More

4  Thank Richard T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful castle in some stunning gardens and grounds. Really enjoyed the visit and the staff are extremely knowledgable about the history. Loved the chapel and the kitchens!

3  Thank Laura C
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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.
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SUSAN M
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 👍🏻
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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.
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