Raby Castle - July 2023
DescriptionHello and welcome to our video about Raby Castle, one of the finest castles in the north of England. Raby Castle is located in County Durham, and sits in the heart of a beautiful parkland which covers over 200 acres. It was built by the powerful Neville family in the 14th century and the castle has been home to the Vane family for over 400 years. The castle has been extensively altered over the centuries, with a range of styles represented, from the medieval to the Gothic and Victorian. The castle features stunning architecture and intricate designs, making it a popular destination for tourists all over the world. One of the most impressive features of Raby Castle is its great hall, which is the largest in the north of England and still has its original medieval hammer-beam roof. The castle’s magnificent state rooms are also not to be missed, adorned with fine art, furniture and tapestries. As you wander around Raby Castle, you’ll also discover its beautiful gardens, which were designed by Joseph Paxton in the 19th century. The castle’s Walled Garden features over 200 varieties of roses, and there are also ornamental ponds, fountains and a romantic woodland walk. With so much to see and explore, a visit to Raby Castle is truly special. Whether you’re interested in history, architecture, art or gardens, you’ll find something to delight and inspire you here.
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