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Raby Castle

Raby Castle Raby Park, Darlington DL2 3AH, England
+44 1833 660202
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Guided tour

Slightly disappointed that this ancient stronghold of the Neville's, although looking the part on... read more

Reviewed today
KAW687
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London, United Kingdom
Sparkling Garden Evening - Garden Tour & Evening PIcnic

Lovely evening in Raby's garden. A great picnic & a glass of prosecco followed by a tour of the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
R7427NNkate
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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
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“deer park” (64 reviews)
“guided tour” (28 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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"coach house"
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"gift shop"
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"walled garden"
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"family home"
in 15 reviews
"tea room"
in 32 reviews
"gardens are lovely"
in 14 reviews
"entrance hall"
in 11 reviews
"stately home"
in 10 reviews
"stable block"
in 9 reviews
"old stables"
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"the kitchen"
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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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Reviewed today

Slightly disappointed that this ancient stronghold of the Neville's, although looking the part on the outside is rather more modern on the inside. However our guide made the story of the later occupiers very interesting and the castle and gardens are very well maintained. We...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Lovely evening in Raby's garden. A great picnic & a glass of prosecco followed by a tour of the garden led by 2 knowledgeable guides.

1  Thank R7427NNkate
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Reviewed yesterday

Stopped off a Raby Castle on our way back from Durham, was so glad we did. The gardens are lovely, especially the walled ones. The park is extensive with herds of deer. The castle itself is impressive. The guided tour is a must, our guide...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Raby Castle. A good old-fashioned stately home attraction, mercifully free of colouring in sheets in every other room, dressing up boxes, audio guides, high ropes courses and llamas. We loved the fact that this attraction has not resorted to stunts or dumbing down to push...More

1  Thank MA C
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited this castle on 5th Aug, whilst on family holiday, 6 adults 3 children. Youngest 2 year old twins. Whilst in the blue bedroom one of the twins tripped and knocked the separating rope over. I went straight into next room and told the attended...More

2  Thank cheryln138
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I chose to visit on a day when the kids tour was on and I’m so glad that I did. It was a great opportunity for my kids (age 5 & 8) to get close to the displays. We were initially a very big tour...More

1  Thank Katebucko
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited here on a lovely summer day. The castle is beautiful with lots of information to deepen your knowledge of its history. It is set within vast grounds. Our daughters had a treasure hunt and received prizes at the end for their completion. The...More

1  Thank adzuku
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Raby Castle is well worth a visit. It has been extensively remodeled inside over various generations so has some surprisingly fancy rooms- fancier than Floors Castle even, though the gardens at Floors are bigger. The interior coach room is unique and impressive. The drawing room...More

1  Thank ann m
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting place to visit. We took the guided tour which was very informative. Lovely walks around the grounds and garden.

1  Thank Joan S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited yesterday 1st time for over 20 years+ and thoroughly enjoyed wirh my grandson. Very well organised , entry, castle, cafe nd shop. Immaculate grounds and so much space for all to enjoy. A good woidland play area. The volunteers within the castle friendly and...More

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david f
14 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
14 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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