Raby Castle – A destination like no other

Nestled within expansive acres of serene parkland where red and fallow deer freely roam, Raby Castle stands as a breathtaking example of heritage architecture. Discover the character-rich venues within the Castle grounds that embody a perfect blend of history, charm, and modern amenities, offering an exclusive setting for your events. 

What we offer

If you are looking for something that isn’t mentioned below, please fill out the enquiry form and we will do our best to accommodate your bespoke event requirements, here are some of the events we commonly cater for:

  • Team-Building Experiences  
  • Conferences and Meetings  
  • Product Launch Days
  • Award Ceremonies
  • Private Dining
  • Networking Events
  • Drive Days
  • Exhibitions
Raby Castle, The Dutch Barn - Event Spaces to hire in County Durham

Choose your time frame

Half Day Corporate Days in the North East at Raby Castle

Half Day

Experience a half-day getaway from the office within the picturesque surroundings of Raby Castle. Consider the following programme for your day: 

  • Start your day with a locally sourced estate breakfast or lunch. 
  • Embark on a guided walk of our deer park to explore the castle grounds. 
  • Utilise one of our beautiful spaces to convene as a team and embrace fresh-thinking generated from immersion in these inspirational spaces. Or collaborate as a team in one of our creative workshops. 
Full Day Corporate Day at Raby Castle, County Durham

Full Day

A departure from the ordinary environment can significantly impact your team’s health and well-being, fostering happiness and productivity. A full day experience could include: 

  • Commence your day with a superfood smoothie to energise your team.
  • Engage in team in a workshop such as yoga amidst the beautiful surroundings of Bath Wood. 
  • Indulge in an estate sourced grazing table menu. 
  • Embark on a guided walk of the estate. 
  • Conclude the day with a motivational team meeting. 
Event Spaces in County Durham at Raby

Two Days with accommodation

A two-day event provides you with the opportunity to explore more of what the Raby Estate has to offer, allowing your team ample time for a true escape. 

High Force Hotel is a traditional country inn set in the picturesque setting of Upper Teesdale; the perfect hub for exploring Teesdale & surrounding area. 

Extend your event by relaxing over a delicious dinner and chatting in the informal setting of this country retreat 

Make it a Day to Remember

Make the most of your time in the beautiful setting of Raby Castle and make your day unforgettable with activities centred around wellness and creativity promoting well-being and relaxation.  

Corporate Away Days at Raby Castle, County Durham

Reset and Refocus

Prioritising well-being, we offer the following activities for you to choose from: 

  • Yoga 
  • Breathwork 
  • Sound Bath 
  • Forest Bathing 

Select the activities that resonate most with your team to enhance their overall sense of well-being.

Business away days in the North East at Raby Castle and High Force

Create not Compete

Step out of your comfort zone and embrace something new. With an emphasis on creativity over competition, consider the following options: 

  • Sketching Class 
  • Flower Arranging 
  • Kintsugi Ceramic Workshop 
  • Cookery Workshop  

Choose an activity that sparks creativity and fosters a collaborative atmosphere for your team.

Business activities at Raby Castle and High Force

Back to Nature

Reconnect with nature and opt for one of our invigorating outdoor activities: 

  • Guided Walks 
  • Clay Pigeon Shooting 
  • Archery 

Immerse yourself in the natural surroundings with these engaging outdoor experiences. 


The Spaces

Find the perfect space for your event requirements.

Tailor Your Dining Experience

Business Events and Experiences at Raby Castle, Darlington

The ‘Continental’ Breakfast

A selection of freshly baked pastries, seasonal fruit bowls and a selection of Yorkshire charcuterie.  

Business Events and Experiences at Raby Castle, County Durham

Health and Vitality

Home-made high protein muesli, low-fat yoghurt, South Durham Honey paired with freshly baked bread, free range eggs and smashed avocado. Completed with your ‘Big 5 A Day’ smoothie.

Corporate Packages at Raby Castle, North East England

Raby Cooked Breakfast

Locally sourced bacon and sausage, paired with Teesdale Free Range Eggs, juicy tomatoes, savoury black pudding, and perfectly toasted bread. 

Business Events and Experiences at Raby Castle, North East England

Light Working Lunch

Seasonal soup with a selection of handcrafted sandwiches, wraps and rolls. Served with fresh fruit and sweet treats. 

Business Events and Experiences at Raby Castle, North East England

Grazing Buffet 

A selection of handcrafted sandwiches, wraps and rolls, hot bites, seasonal artisan salads, followed by a selection of home baked desserts.

Business Event Locations in County Durham at Raby Castle


Raby longhorn steak burger, jumbo pork sausages, blackened cajun chicken, falafel & spinach burger & mixed leaf, tomato and basil salad.

Silver Service Private Dining Experience  

Private Dining at Raby Castle County Durham

Silver Service Private Dining Experience offers an exquisite dining option for corporate events, providing an unparalleled level of elegance and sophistication. Work with the Estate Chef to curate your bespoke menu.  

Plan your business event or experience

Get in touch to organise your business event. If you are planning an event or would like some more information, please email us at admin@raby.co.uk, telephone 01833660202, or complete our online form below and one of our friendly team will be in touch soon.

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