Discover one of England's Finest Medieval Castles
One of the best-preserved castles in North East England, Lord Barnard's home provides over 600 years of history and a glimpse of life throughout the ages. With examples of fine interiors and architecture spanning the Medieval, Victorian, Georgian and Regency periods providing a magnificent backdrop for the stunning art collection.
Set in the heart of the Durham Dales in Co. Durham, enjoy a family day out at Raby Castle. Explore the wonderful rooms of the Castle or take a quiet walk in the picturesque walled gardens; spot wildlife in the 200 acre deer park; see examples of transport from the past in the horse-drawn carriage collection, have a bite to eat in our cosy tearooms and watch the kids let off steam in the wide open spaces and woodland play area. You and your family can enjoy our programme of special events and activities taking place throughout the spring and summer.