Raby

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Raby Castle is a timeless destination that offers an unforgettable experience for group visits. Immerse yourselves in centuries of history, explore breath-taking architecture, and embrace the natural beauty of our expansive grounds. Groups from across the country and overseas come to visit one of the finest medieval castles in the UK, surrounded by a 200-acre Deer Park where red and fallow deer roam. From bespoke visits to behind-the-scenes and afternoon teas, our group visits cater for all needs and interests.

Group Visits to Raby Castle offer visits at a discounted rate

What we offer for group visits

If you are travelling with a group of 16 or more people, book your visit in advance and receive the following benefits to make your group visit as easy and stress free as possible including:

  • Discounted admission rates
  • Free coach parking at Raby Castle
  • Complimentary admission for the group organiser
  • Complimentary admission & refreshments for coach driver
  • Meet and greet on arrival
  • Personalised booking process
  • Familiarisation visits can be arranged for group organiser(s)
Free Flow tours of Raby Castle available for groups in County Durham

Free Flow

Explore the castle and grounds at your group’s leisure, creating your very own personalised experience.

Guided Tours of Raby Castle for group visits

Guided Tour for Groups

Join one of our knowledgeable senior guides to discover the fascinating history of the castle and those who lived here and explore the picturesque parklands at your own leisure.

Speciality Tours for groups. Behind the Scenes of Raby Castle

Specialist Tours

Elevate your Raby experience with specialised tours, from behind the scenes to spotlight on the archives.

Afternoon Tea and Tour for group visits in Raby Castle, County Durham

Afternoon Tea and Tour

Add an extra special touch to your group visit with a delicious afternoon served in the entrance hall of Raby Castle.

The Plotters Forest outdoor adventure playground at Raby Castle, North East England

Castle, Park and Play

Enjoy all three attractions, including the outdoor immersive playground located in Raby’s Christmas tree plantation.

Garden Tours for Coach Parties at Raby Castle, County Durham

Garden Tours

Available from Spring 2024 with a member of our gardens team, experience our newly reimagined 5-acre walled gardens like never before.

We have many additional extras to provide that special touch to your visit including welcome refreshments and delicious group lunches

The Rising

Opening in Spring 2024 allows for even more extraordinary spaces for groups to discover including the newly reimagined walled gardens, vinery café restaurant, expanded stylish retails spaces and restored heritage buildings. Prepare for a place where heritage is celebrated, where the beauty lies in simplicity, and where the welcome is always genuine.

Find out More

Plan your group visit

If you would like to find out more or book your group visit to Raby Castle, please email us at admin@raby.co.uk, telephone 01833 660202, or complete our online form below.

Upon receipt of your request we will contact you to confirm availability.

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