Opening Times

Castle Reopens Spring 2022
Deer Park Daily 10am to 4pm
Gardens Closed
Refreshments Daily 10am to 4pm
Stables Shop Reopens February 2022
Woodland Play Area Daily 10am to 4pm

Get your walking boots on for a socially distanced walk through the wide-open space of the estate’s parkland, home to both Raby Red & Fallow Deer


Raby Castle is surrounded by 200 acres of lush green parkland, where herds of red and fallow deer live wild. Explore the park and amble around the ponds to spot plenty of wildlife that inhabit this remarkable setting.  If you’re feeling energetic, we also have a Woodland Adventure Playground for children and offer bike hire to explore the grounds and experience the spectacular views.

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Red deer in Raby Park
The Octagon Room, Raby Castle

Castle History

Whilst originally built as a Viking settlement of King Cnut, known as ‘Rabi’ in the 11th century, the Castle as it stands today was built for the mighty dynasty of the Nevills in the 14th Century. A great fortress standing proud and defiant, it’s history rolls back almost a thousand years.

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