Raby Castle

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Raby Castle

Uncover history at Raby Castle. Built by the mighty Nevilles 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 tours of the halls and chambers which house fabulous interiors, art collections and dramatic architecture.

Outdoors, enjoy a stroll and spot wildlife in the deer park or explore The Plotters’ Forest, a brand new adventure playground built in the heart of Raby’s Christmas tree plantation. A visit to the Yurt Café and a browse around the gift shop all combine for a memorable day out.

Times

Deer Park - open daily 10am - 4pm
Raby Castle - open seasonally (March - October)
The Plotters' Forest - open daily from 15th April 2022
Yurt Cafe - open daily
Stables Shop - open Tuesday to Sunday

Prices

Castle, Play & Park Tickets (March – October)
Adult – £13.00
Concession – £12.00
4–15 years – £10.00
Under 4s – Free
Family (2+3) – £45.00
HH Member – £5.00

Castle & Park Tickets (March – October)
Adult – £10.50
Concession – £9.50
4–15 years – £6.00
Under 4s – Free
Family (2+3) – £32.00
HH Member – Free

Play & Park Tickets (Open Daily)
Adult – £8.00
Concession – £7.00
4–15 years – £7.50
Under 4s – Free
Family (2+3) – £29.00
HH Member – £5.00

Park Tickets (Open Daily)
Adult – £5.50
Concession – £4.50
4–15 years – £3.50
Under 4s – Free
Family (2+3) – £17.00
HH Member – Free

Annual Pass (year-round access)
Adult – £28.00
Concession – £26.00
4–15 years – £23.00
Under 4s – Free
Family (2+3) – £99.00

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Location

Road Directions

Raby Castle is located on the A688, 1 mile North of Staindrop. From the North Raby Castle is located on the A688 approximately 8 miles north east of Barnard Castle. When travelling from the north, Raby can be reached via the A1(M) or the A68. From the A1(M) leave Junction 60. Travel along the A688 westbound towards West Auckland (where the A68 joins the north) and on towards Barnard Castle. Raby Castle is positioned on the right hand side. From the South When approaching from the South, leave the A1(M) at Junction 58, travel towards West Auckland, turning left on to the A688 towards Barnard Castle - Raby Castle is on the right hand side. From the West When approaching from the west use the A66 to Bowes, and then the A67 to Barnard Castle, where you will travel through the town, taking the A688 signposted Staindrop and Bishop Auckland. The Castle will be on your left hand side, approximately one mile east of Staindrop village.

Public Transport Directions

Buses If travelling by bus you should alight at Raby Castle, North Lodge. The following bus services, service this stop: Scarlet Band Route 85A runs between the towns of Darlington and Barnard Castle via Bishop Auckland and Cockfield village, passing Raby Castle approximately every 2 hours, alight at Raby Castle North Lodge stop. If travelling from Durham, Arriva bus service 6 runs from Durham, via Bishop Auckland to Cockfield every half an hour. Alight at Cockfield then transfer to bus 85A onto Raby Castle. Arriva Bus Service 75 travels between Darlington and Barnard Castle via Staindrop once every hour, alight at Staindrop then either walk (approx 1 mile) to Raby Castle or transfer to service 85 travelling to Bishop Auckland. Please check bus routes direct with transport provider.

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