Unmissable tourist sites
Richmond Travel guide
Richmond : Michelin's recommendations
A pleasant country town and the area's main commercial centre, Richmond lies at the foot of Swaledale and on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.
Tourist attractions Richmond : Things to see and do
Friar's Wynd GB - Richmond
Restored in 1963, it is the only Georgian theatre in the country with its original form and features. It was opened on 2 September 1787 and was used for many years from the 1840s as an auction room.
Market Place GB - Richmond
The museum, which is housed in Holy Trinity Church, was opened in 1973 by the Colonel in Chief, the late King Olaf of Norway; displays include uniforms, medals, campaign relics, weapons, badges and paintings from 1688 to the present day.
Tower Street GB - Richmond DL10 4QW
The castle stands on a cliff edge high above the river. It was begun by Alan the Red in 1071, the probable date of the masonry of the curtain walls. It played only a small part in the history of England as it was left untouched by the War of the Rose..
10 Market Place GB - Richmond DL10 4HS
"BEST WESTERN Kings Head Hotel in Richmond encapsulates all that is great about Britain. With history and style in abundance, this wonderful ex- gentleman's townhouse is packed with charm and full to the rafters with 18th century character. Of c..
59-61 FRENCHGATE GB - RICHMOND DL10 7AE
"The Frenchgate Restaurant and Hotel is a beautiful 4 Star Boutique Townhouse Hotel with award winning restaurant - Enjoy some of Yorkshire's finest food, wines and refreshments, served in stylish surroundings. Feast on a superb dinner or a tast..
59-61 Frenchgate GB - Richmond DL10 7AE
Part-dating from the 17C, with two open-fired lounges filled with vivid art, a simply furnished dining room and a lovely terrace and walled garden. Modern, ambitious dishes. Immaculately kept, well-equipped bedrooms; breakfast features local bacon an..