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Raby Castle

Raby Castle Raby Park, Darlington DL2 3AH, England
+44 1833 660202
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Wonderful day pre Easter with great activities for the children.Unfortunately there were so many... read more

Reviewed yesterday
susanstephenson4
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Darlington, United Kingdom
visited with tour of castle

Great visit. Lovely grounds and excellent café. We particularly enjoyed our tour of the castle... read more

Reviewed yesterday
marianmc98
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London, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“deer park” (62 reviews)
“guided tour” (26 reviews)
“coach house” (20 reviews)
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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"coach house"
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"tea room"
in 30 reviews
"gift shop"
in 33 reviews
"walled garden"
in 21 reviews
"gardens are lovely"
in 13 reviews
"family home"
in 13 reviews
"entrance hall"
in 11 reviews
"santa's grotto"
in 9 reviews
"stately home"
in 9 reviews
"stable block"
in 8 reviews
"large herd"
in 7 reviews
"octagon room"
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"guide book"
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"drawing room"
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"old stables"
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Reviewed yesterday

Wonderful day pre Easter with great activities for the children.Unfortunately there were so many families there we were unable to use the care fascilites.

Thank susanstephenson4
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Reviewed yesterday

Great visit. Lovely grounds and excellent café. We particularly enjoyed our tour of the castle. Mike, our guide, was very knowledgeable and helpful and we learned a lot about the history which was really interesting. Next time we will take the younger members of the...More

Thank marianmc98
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Reviewed yesterday

A majestic castle set in beautiful parklands. Its many rooms are filled with treasures and paintings and the staff are very friendly and knowledgeable. The large walled garden is full of lovely plants and shrubs and well worth a visit. There is a café in...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A pleasant day out at raby castle.friendly staff good parking reasonably priced for entrance. You can do just castle or just gardens and grounds.Very interesting in the castle gardens and grounds very well kept. My only negative was the cafe if cafe was full not...More

Thank EDWARD160
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited the castle on a Tuesday but unfortunately the castle is closed to visitors on Monday/Tuesday so we enjoyed a walk around the gardens and around the impressive looking castle. The gardens on our visit were not at their best as many flowers were...More

Thank Jackie S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an excellent day out at Raby castle. There is so much to see there besides the castle itself: we enjoyed the beautiful gardens and the horse drawn carriages. The castle itself is a combination of castle and ornate stately home, and the guide...More

Thank SkiptonJimjam
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited on Bank Holiday Monday so expected it to be busy but we didn't have to queue for anything. We had a coffee on arrival before the castle opened and then toured the castle. We walked in the grounds round the lake and chatted...More

1  Thank Anita1439404
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had never been to this place before and took and took my father in his mobility scooter. We were only going to do the gardens as we thought that the castle itslef would be too much for him. The surface around the gardens is not...More

Thank Majeroc
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited purely to see the Deer, but enjoyed walking around the castle grounds and gardens which were stunning. Hundreds of deer! Magical!

1  Thank Lee D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The castle is very beautiful and the grounds are superb. The volunteers are very helpful and knowledgeable about the history of the castle and the families that lived here throughout the centuries. My daughter (nine years old) really enjoyed the visit and added her own...More

Thank Lucretia2017
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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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