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Raby Castle

Raby Castle Raby Park, Darlington DL2 3AH, England
+44 1833 660202
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Best castle

This was a beautiful day the grounds were stunning we got to see fallow deer and red deer in the... read more

Reviewed today
Jane B
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An Amazing place

On our visit to Raby castle we were greatly surprised by what was there plus we got to drive right... read more

Reviewed yesterday
terrypj
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Derby, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“deer park” (64 reviews)
“guided tour” (27 reviews)
“coach house” (20 reviews)
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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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"walled garden"
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"gardens are lovely"
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"family home"
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"tea room"
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"entrance hall"
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"stately home"
in 10 reviews
"santa's grotto"
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"stable block"
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Reviewed today 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

1  Thank Jane B
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Reviewed yesterday

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

Thank terrypj
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Reviewed 6 days 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

3  Thank FM100
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Reviewed 6 days 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 1 week 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 1 week 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!

2  Thank Laura C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A fantastic place for any history buff to visit set in 250 acres of parkland this Castle can trace its history back to King Cnut.It was a power base for the Neville family who unfortunately picked the wrong side in the Northern Uprising.A direct descendant...More

1  Thank bridarvell
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Raby Castle is set in beautiful countryside. Deer and cattle grazing, completed the idyllic scene. We took our 5yr grandson inside the castle and despite being young he was really taken with it....especially the guns! You can have guided tours but we went on our...More

1  Thank Rob W
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic piece of history right in the middle of beautiful countryside! We sat by the lake and watched the baby swans and herd of cows and the views were stunning! Very impressive inside the castle with helpful guides who are only too happy to impart...More

Thank Helen Elizabeth P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Raby Castle has always been one of my favourite places to visit and I find the castle and interior fascinating. We live near to Raby’s ‘sister’ castle which isn’t usually open to the public and has suffered neglect and damage of 20th century uses and...More

1  Thank Gilly360
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david f
May 14, 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
March 14, 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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October 13, 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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