Set in the heart of the Durham Dales
Uncover history at Raby Castle. Built by the mighty Nevills in the 14th Century, and home to Lord Barnard’s family since 1626, you’ll be fascinated as knowledgeable and friendly Guides help bring history to life with guided tours of the halls and chambers which house fabulous interiors, art collections and dramatic architecture.
Your group can enjoy discovering the fascinating history of the Castle and those who lived here during a guided tour with one of our friendly and knowledgeable guides. Then make time to explore the 18th century walled gardens, 200 acre deer park, carriage collection and enjoy the gift shop and tearooms.
Raby Castle is located on the A688, 1 mile North of Staindrop just 18 miles from Durham City.
Raby Castle is open to visitors seasonally between Easter and September.
2 - 3 hours
As 2016 celebrates the year of the English garden, what better time to explore Raby Castle's traditional 18th Century ornamental walled gardens in the grounds of this dramatic castle; the gardens extend to five acres, with formal lawns, rose gardens and ornamental pond framing picturesque views of the Castle and the valley beyond.