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Raby Castle

Raby Castle Raby Park, Darlington DL2 3AH, England
+44 1833 660202
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Buying Christmas trees

Annual trip to Raby to buy Christmas trees - 3 this year. They changed the layout this year and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wetherby, United Kingdom
Buy Xmas tree

Beautiful place friendly staff great choice if trees at good prices and excellent tea shop plenty... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
David L
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“deer park” (57 reviews)
“coach house” (20 reviews)
“gift shop” (30 reviews)
Raby Castle Raby Park, Darlington DL2 3AH, England
+44 1833 660202
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Annual trip to Raby to buy Christmas trees - 3 this year. They changed the layout this year and wasn't so easy to see trees. Preferred it when they were at the other end. Food in the café is wonderful, especially the bacon butties.

Thank cockneyshaun
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place friendly staff great choice if trees at good prices and excellent tea shop plenty if car parking it was a great family experience

Thank David L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a cracking castle and is in a wonderful setting with a moat and a deer park. Unfortunately, a lot of the year you pay full price even to visit the coffee shop and the gift shop which seems madness. However in December they...More

Thank iamian16
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Lovely place to visit and walk around the grounds. Lovely gardens. We visited when the sun was shining so was a lovely day out.

Thank Eleni8002
Reviewed 4 December 2017

I reckon that if you asked a bunch of kids to draw a castle, most of the results would look like Raby Castle, which is surely as archetypical of the genre as you can find. It really is a splendid structure and, although the castle...More

Thank johnhouston2
Reviewed 7 November 2017

A lovely afternoon for the two of us. The gardens were bigger than anticipated.......and there was also a large plant sale there on the day that we visited. We never got to look round the castle as there was so much to see in the...More

Thank vlambell
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Raby Castle is a very nice place to spend your weekend. Castle have some features to look at and local garden has many beautiful plants and flowers to observe. We enjoyed cup of tea with delicious cake in the end of our day.

Thank Alexandra K
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Wanted to visit the inside of the castle having walked around the grounds. Thought it was going to be difficult as we had mother-in-law aged 91 with us. The staff were extremely helpful enabled us to bring the car right to the entrance gate and...More

Thank Philip J
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Didn't know about Raby Castle before finding on the internet on arrival in County Durham, fortunately we managed a visit on the last day of the season, and it wasn't very busy which enabled a leisurely tour. It is an amazing place, beautifully furnished and...More

Thank pat_geoffwilkinson
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

As the weather was not too good we decided to go around the castle. A good idea as there is plenty to see and thanks to the staff in the various rooms plenty of verbal information. Unfortunately the castle is only open from easter to...More

Thank 61Rena
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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.