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Mighty medieval fortress of the powerful Neville family, acquired and modernised by the Vanes in the 17th century , picturesque Raby Castle is still the home of Lord Barnard. It is open on a seasonal basis and, as well as the vivid history of its owners, offers opulent interiors and artwork, a collection of horse-drawn carriages, deer park, walled garden, tearooms and woodland play area.

"One of England's finest medieval castles".

Location/Address: Staindrop
County: Co Durham
Post Code: DL2 3AH
Main Historic Period: Medieval
Useful Website Address: Raby Castle website
Tip/Nearby: Near Barnard Castle
Primary Management: Private - open to the public
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