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Discover the Waterfalls of Upper Teesdale The reason Upper Teesdale is so famous for its spectacular waterfalls dates back nearly 300 million years. Molten volcanic rock solidified to create the Whin Sill, a thick sill of dolerite which is still a feature of the North East landscape to this day, resisting erosion and channelling the River Tees over steep drops, gentler slopes and stepped surfaces. This unique landscape is part of the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, a UNESCO Global Geopark. High Force By far the most dramatic waterfall in Upper Teesdale – and one of...
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  Raby Estates is looking to recruit a Visitor Services Manager who will be responsible for the operational management of both Raby Castle and High Force Waterfall.  Raby Castle near Staindrop has been the home of the Vane family for generations and is open to visitors. Lord and Lady Barnard seek to develop the Castle and grounds so that it becomes one of the foremost visitor attractions in the North.  High Force in Upper Teesdale attracts approximately 100,000 visitors per annum and has potential to be developed further.  This is a newly created role for Raby Estates...
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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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