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Wed 2nd April, 2014
We are now offering visitors the chance to purchase a new 2014 season...
Thu 20th February, 2014
Raby Castle, Park and Gardens will re-awaken after their winter...
Sat 19th April, 2014
Follow the clues around the garden to find a tasty treat at the end!...
Raby Castle Opening Times
From April 19th, 2014
|Sunday:||1:00pm - 4:30pm|
|Monday:||1:00pm - 4:30pm|
|Tuesday:||1:00pm - 4:30pm|
|Wednesday:||1:00pm - 4:30pm|
Park & Gardens inc. Shop & Tearooms
|Sunday:||11:00am - 5:00pm|
|Monday:||11:00am - 5:00pm|
|Tuesday:||11:00am - 5:00pm|
|Wednesday:||11:00am - 5:00pm|
Built for the mighty dynasty of the Nevills, this great fortress stands proud and defiant, its history rolling back almost a thousand years.
King Cnut (also known as Canute II the Great) owned the Estate, then known as 'Rabi' (derived from 'Ra', Danish for a boundary, and 'Bi', a settlement or dwelling) in the early 11th Century.
The Viking King and self appointed 'Emperor of the North' may well have built a manor house here, but it was the Nevills who built the 14th century castle which still stands today.