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History

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.




Raby Castle Opening Times

15th April – 30th June 2017

Castle

Sunday: 12:30pm - 4:30pm
Monday: Closed (except Bank Holidays)
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: 12:30pm - 4:30pm
Thursday: 12:30pm - 4.30pm
Friday: 12:30pm - 4.30pm
Saturday: 12:30pm - 4.30pm

Park & Gardens inc. Shop & Tearooms

Sunday: 11:00am - 5:00pm
Monday: Closed (except Bank Holidays)
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: 11:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday: 11:00am - 5:00pm
Friday: 11:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday: 11:00am - 5:00pm

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