Join us for this charity open day where all proceeds from admission to the Gardens will be donated to the National Garden Scheme.
The National Garden Scheme, which celebrated its 90th year in 2017, is the most significant charitable funder of nursing charities in the country, donating over £50 million since it was founded.
The gardens at Raby Castle are one of 80 gardens which opened in the first year of 1927 and are still open today.
The main charities to benefit from the National Garden Scheme are: The Queen’s Nursing Institute, Macmillan Cancer Support, Marie Curie, Carers Trust, Hospice UK, Perennial, Parkinson’s UK and other guest charities.
(photo credit: Visit County Durham)
Come and experience sunrise at Midwinter in the tranquillity of the Castle Terrace from where you can enjoy beautiful, uninterrupted views across the Park and surrounding countryside to the horizon. Traditionally a time for singing and feasting, Winter Solstice at Raby will be a peaceful occasion as we gather to look ahead to the start […]READ MORE
Young witches and wizards will enjoy creeping through the mystical Walled Gardens in search of clues. Will the trees share their deepest secrets? Look carefully and all will be magically revealed! A surprise gift will be waiting for everyone who completes the trail.READ MORE
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