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Raby Castle

Raby Castle Raby Park, Darlington DL2 3AH, England
+44 1833 660202
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One of the finest

Had a lovely day visiting this beautiful castle. Excellent room guides, very knowledgeable. Lovely... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Carol W
Taunton, United Kingdom
A great experience

All staff were friendly and welcoming - nothing too much trouble. The castle was fascinating - with... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Teresa G
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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Raby Castle Raby Park, Darlington DL2 3AH, England
+44 1833 660202
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Reviewed yesterday

Had a lovely day visiting this beautiful castle. Excellent room guides, very knowledgeable. Lovely gardens, not too large , beautiful smelling roses.

Thank Carol W
Reviewed yesterday

All staff were friendly and welcoming - nothing too much trouble. The castle was fascinating - with parts dating back to the 14th century. All fully furnished with a wonderful Chapel and medieval Hall. In the gardens beautiful displays along with a cricket ground- still...More

Thank Teresa G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lovely well kept gardens and grounds. Knowledgeable, friendly staff. We took guided castle tour which was very interesting and informative. Lovely elderly gentleman in stables with great sense of humour told us about the carriages. All in all worth the entrance fee although on a...More

Thank woodysweekendsaway
Reviewed 6 days ago

As part of a coach trip to Raby with group of retired gentlefolk on a day when the castle is not normally open (though we were expected) we were greeted in the café by the staff who had laid out an excellent range of sandwiches...More

2  Thank Martyn J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely place to visit but it is very hard work pushing wheelchair as most paths are gravel. The castle is worth looking at and tours very good and has a part for those who cannot walk around and see the rooms which is video section.

1  Thank janicebousfield
Reviewed 1 week ago

A brilliant castle with absolutely charming staff We took the guided tour which completely brought the castle to life Our guide Libby was really good Spent a couple of hours in the lovely gardens and caught up with the gardener for some words of wisdom...More

Thank mikeygSouthport
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Raby Castle's own description has it as 'One of the best-preserved castle's in North East England' and I couldn't agree more. The castle is in a fantastic setting and has an almost romantic appearance. The castle interior is easy and comfortable to walk around and...More

1  Thank Mal P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

.First visit despite it only being a short car journey from Home. What a surprise! Raining when we arrived - so coffee and scones in former stables. Great setting - and helpful staff. Then headed straight to Castle - no ruin, this one!. Great welcome...More

2  Thank nevillebriscoe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Raby castle sits in a wonderful scenic setting which just takes you back in time when life seemed to be so much easier(not). As you walk through the port cutlass in to the courtyard of the castle over the now dried up moat with the...More

1  Thank kevin s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having driven past the estate on many occasions but never having visited, a friend's visit to the region provided an ideal opportunity to make a visit - and how I wished I had visited earlier! This is a very historic location - with the castle...More

Thank JMacToon
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Are dogs welcome on grounds (obviously not in the castle it's self)
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.