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July 2014 News

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If you’ve ever visited our beautiful and diverse county, you will soon realise why it has been nominated for ‘Best UK Holiday County/Destination’ in the British Travel Awards 2014. A visit to Raby Castle is enough reason to be nominated (we think, but we’re biased!), but visiting us also provides the perfect opportunity to explore more of the Durham Dales, and discover more of an extraordinary county. From attractions to incredible natural wonders and stunning scenery, the Durham Dales and North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty will take your breath...
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This week the raspberries are ripening and we’re letting you pick your own! The Gardens at Raby are coming to their best at this time of year, with the Rose beds in full bloom and the herbaceous borders providing bright bursts of colour in amongst lush greenery – to see recent images of the Gardens, go to The Gallery pages. Probably the most exciting plant coming to its best are the three raspberry canes which span the Western Wall of the West Lawn. The lovely sweet pink berries are just starting to become ripe this week, but we’ve too many to be able to pick them all...
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