Rachel Watson


  • Born and bred in Harwood in Teesdale where ancestors have been for 400 years
  • Self-employed agricultural worker on local hill farms and also works at home on family farm
  • When left school completed Farmers of the Future apprenticeship organised by UTASS
  • Training to become R-SQP to sell medicines at Phillip Holden (Rural) Ltd, a local family run agricultural merchant
  • Involved with High Force, Langdon Beck and Eggleston Shows and the Upper Teesdale Social Group
  • Enjoys taking photographs at local events and of farming and nature in Upper Teesdale