Raby

Adventure awaits in The Plotters’ Forest

Come and explore our immersive adventure playground at Raby Castle. Nestled within our natural Christmas tree plantation, families can enjoy being surrounded by nature as they climb, slide and jump to their heart’s content.

Parents can relax among the tree tops on the deck of our Plotters’ Pantry with a coffee and cake while children run-a-muck in the forest. We also have a designated toddler area for little explorers next door.

Tickets are timed and give you up to 2 hours of playtime in The Plotters’ Forest, plus access to our 200 acres of Deer Park where we hold family activities and adventure trails throughout half term and the summer holidays. You can also extend your visit by adding the castle to your itinerary and don’t forget to stop by the Yurt Café and The Stables Shop.

Upgrades to the castle are available onsite between March – October. During March, April, May, June, September and October the Castle will be open Wednesday –Sunday between 11am – 4pm. During July and August, the Castle will be open between Tuesday – Sunday 11am – 4pm. The castle is open on bank holidays.

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What is Included in my ticket?

  • 2 hours of play in The Plotters’ Forest
  • Full day Deer Park access (10am – 4pm)
  • Complimentary Deer Park Trail Sheet
  • Kids go FREE into Raby Castle with a valid Plotters’ Forest Ticket
  • Complimentary Castle Quest Trail Sheet

What else is at Raby Castle?

  • The Yurt Café is open from 10am, offering a delicious menu of savoury dishes and sweet treats light lunches and hot and cold drinks.
  • The Stables Shop is a charming haven for those seeking stylish homeware, contemporary gifts, and much more. Nestled within the historic grounds of Raby Castle, this boutique store offers a curated selection of treasures that combine modern flair with timeless elegance. (open Wednesday – Sunday 11am – 4pm)
Raby Castle The Plotters' Forest and Deer Park
Raby Castle The Plotters' Forest and Deer Park
Raby Castle The Plotters' Forest and Deer Park

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