Raby Castle – August 2018 – Exterior~part 3

Part 1 HERE 

Part 2 HERE

Now the history is out of the way, lets have a few more pictures around the outside of the castle.

The south front of the castle has views over the lake


and from the terrace we could also see some of the deer grazing


as we walked up to the castle, looking back we could see the greenhouse

and a little cottage perhaps for the groundsman

we also saw some more deer in the distance

The castle has a huge herd of deer on the estate, which Sophie and I decided to hunt for after we’d done the inside of the castle, and had our lunch!

A couple more of the entrance

the other side

The rear aspect of the castle

Next time we’ll have a trog around the inside of the castle, so stay tooned folks!

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  1. That castle is a great day out, FR.
    By the way, I love your new Newcastle header photo. 🙂
    Best wishes, Pete.

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  2. Thanks for taking us along on your journey. We don’t have castles here in the States.

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  3. Looks like such a lovely place to visit! What nice pictures! The deer also brought back some memories of my recent visit to Windsor – we went on the long walk and a whole herd of deer (dozens of them) just started crossing the trail in front of us!

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  4. Very impressive 🙂 Love the walled garden and keepers cottage.

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  5. Beautiful grounds. I’m looking forward to seeing the innards of the castle.

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  6. I admire your camera. Your shots are crystal clear and beautifully composted. Nice job, Abbi.

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  7. An amazingly beautiful landscape—and all those castles you have in Britain!

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  8. Gorgeous and looks so dreamy 🙂

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  9. I wonder which entrance the deer prefer

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  10. Your photos are very close to being there for me some thousands of miles away. I find my camera seeks out deer whenever they are about. I admire your ability to shoot other things when the deer are near. 🙂
    Warmest regards, Theo

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