Address: Raby Castle, Staindrop, Darlington, County Durham, DL2 3AH
Phone Number: 01833 660202
Opening Hours: Current opening times.
Raby Castle is a castle dating from the 1300’s with a 200 acre deer park and walled gardens, located in County Durham near Staindrop.
Things to see in the castle include the medieval kitchen, the Barons Hall, the Octagon Drawing Room, the 18th Century entrance Hall with Gothic vaulting, the Chapel, the servants’ hall and a servant’s bedroom. There are also extensive collections of art on display including paintings by artists such as Van Dyck, Reynolds and Munnings. On some days the castle is only viewable via guided tours.
The formal gardens include 18th century themed gardens, yew hedges, a kitchen garden, an ornamental pond, heather and conifer gardens and a rose garden. There is also a collection of 18th century carriages to view and a woodland adventure playground for children.
- Car parking.
- Gift shop selling souvenirs, books, preserves and sweets.
- The Stable Tearooms serving light lunches and afternoon teas.
- Picnic area.
See website for opening hours.
Before you start your journey to Raby Castle for your day out, we recommend that you check their website or contact them to confirm opening times and admission prices.