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Filming & Photography

Raby Castle, High Force Waterfall and the wider Estate welcome filming and photography requests and can offer film makers and photographers a wealth of locations within Raby Castle, Park and Gardens and throughout County Durham.

The Castle is an ideal setting for historical shoots, with the stunning interiors and its fine medieval structure. The view of Raby Castle and the beautiful countryside beyond forms a superb backdrop. Within the Castle there are many well preserved halls and chambers as well as the contrasting Servants' Hall and Keep. The Castle is situated in a 200 acre Deer Park with undulating landscape, mature woodland, ponds and walled garden.

The Raby Estates covers the most of Teesdale and offers a range of locations from rugged heather moorland, white washed farmhouses to a Laundry House, Bath House and Home Farm.

If you are considering Raby Castle, High Force and the Raby Estate for the location of your television programme, film, drama or photo shoot please contact our marketing department initially via our contact page or by email to

Paying visitors to Raby Castle and High Force are welcome to film or take photographs outdoors for their personal use; visitors are requested not to take photos inside Raby Castle, due to security and conservation reasons.

Raby Castle Opening Times

Castle & Gardens

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: Closed
Friday: Closed
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

Castle Terrace & Park

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 10:30am - 3:30pm
Wednesday: 10:30am - 3:30pm
Thursday: 10:30am - 3:30pm
Friday: 10:30am - 3:30pm
Saturday: 10:30am - 3:30pm
Sunday: 10:30am - 3:30pm

Teamrooms & Shops

Monday: 10.00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday: 10.00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday: 10.00am - 5:00pm
Thursday: 10.00am - 7:00pm
Friday: 10.00am - 5:00pm
Saturday: 10.00am - 5:00pm
Sunday: 10.00am - 5:00pm

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