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Raby Castle Champions Local Contractors and Heritage Skills

21st May 2024
Raby Castle, The Rising Development

As the ambitious two-year development scheme, The Rising nears completion, Raby Castle has used the North East’s most skilled local contractors and suppliers to complete the new retail, hospitality and events destination. The Rising, a collection of restored heritage buildings, two thoughtfully designed new builds and remodelled walled gardens will offer visitors a unique experience […]

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Raby Castle has achieved Silver in the Green Tourism Award

26th April 2024
Green Tourism Award, Raby Castle County Durham

Raby Castle has secured a significant achievement in the Green Tourism awards certification programme with a silver in recognition of the business’s commitment to sustainability.   The Green Tourism awards are acknowledged worldwide as an indicator of good environmentally-friendly practice and act as a hallmark of ‘green quality’. Raby Castle submitted evidence across multiple criteria […]

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Raby Estates advances its Recruitment Drive ahead of The Rising Launch

28th February 2024

The Rising at Raby Castle, has already created 30 jobs and we aim to deliver many more for the region when it opens this spring. Historic buildings restored over the past two years have been given a new lease of life creating high-end retail, events and hospitality spaces for all visitors to enjoy. The scheme, […]

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From Soil to Oil | Raby Rapeseed Oil Now Available to Purchase

13th February 2024
Raby Rapeseed Oil

In the rolling hills of County Durham, nestled within the picturesque landscape of Raby Estates, lies a piece of agricultural heritage that spans over two centuries. Raby Home Farm, established by the Earl of Darlington with a vision to foster agricultural innovation, has stood the test of time, blending traditional farming practices with modern sustainability […]

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The next generation of Raby Estates

8th February 2024
Raby Apprentices

As National Apprenticeship Week unfolds across the country, it’s time to shine a spotlight on the incredible apprentices who contribute their skills, dedication, and fresh perspectives to various industries. Here at Raby Estates, we take immense pride in nurturing talent and providing opportunities for growth and development. We have several apprentices in various departments across […]

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Raby Hires Manager to Deliver Estate’s Sustainability Vision

23rd January 2024
Sustainability Steps at Raby Castle

RABY HIRES MANAGER TO DELIVER ESTATE’S SUSTAINABILITY VISION Raby Estates has appointed a sustainability manager in a new role to set and deliver ambitious targets for environmental enhancement and meet the challenge of climate change. Victoria Cadman, an environmental scientist with over 25 years consulting, NGO and advisory experience for private and public sector clients […]

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Celebrating an Equine Past as Work Commences on 18th Century Coach House and Stables

12th January 2024
New Retail Spaces at Raby Castle opening Spring 2024

  Restoration work is underway on the 18th century Coach House and Stables here at Raby Castle, a key part of ‘The Rising’ development, the ambitious project to restore historic buildings to create a unique new visitor experience for 2024. The prominent Grade II* listed Coach House and Stables reflect the Vane family’s long-standing passion […]

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Raby Castle Strives for Green Tourism Award

8th January 2024
Our Green Story, Raby Castle

EXCITING NEWS! Raby Castle is applying for the Green Tourism Award The awards certification programme recognises the commitment of tourism businesses, actively working to become more sustainable. Sustainability is a key focus throughout the Estate. The Rising scheme perfectly demonstrates this, from the reclaimed estate materials being reused and recycled throughout the development to the estate […]

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Raby Castle wins Visitor Economy Award at The County Durham Together Award

7th December 2023
The Rising, Raby Castle County Durham

Raby Castle wins the Visitor Economy Award category in The Northern Echo, County Durham Together Awards 2023 held at Hardwick Hall on Wednesday 6th December 2023. The Visitor Economy Award recognises an individual, organisation or business who has play a vital role in promoting the county as a safe and great place to visit for staycationeers, […]

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Sustainable Future for The Rising Development

22nd November 2023
Borehole

Raby Castle and Estate, in the heart of County Durham, is committed to sustainability as part of its highly ambitious two-year redevelopment and restoration plan, known locally as The Rising. The Estate has drilled two exploratory geothermal boreholes to identify whether a renewable energy source will help meet the annual heating requirements of The Rising […]

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