Things to see and do - Richmond
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..
Market Place GB - Richmond DL10 4HS
Overlooking Richmond's cobbled market square, and the Norman castle, this charming Georgian hotel full of character and warmth is only 4 miles (6.4 km) from the A1. Offering an excellent and newly-furnished restaurant, an exciting new menu and frien..
GB - Hutton Magna DL11 7HH
Small but charming whitewashed pub with six tables flanked by green settles and a bench table for drinkers. It's run by a husband and wife team; he cooks, while she serves. Cooking is hearty and flavoursome with a rustic British style.
GB - Low Row DL11 6PF
A traditional 17C stone-built inn with a contrastingly modern, shabby-chic interior. It's a popular stop-off for walkers, who can refuel on classic dishes like lamb shank or beef and red wine casserole. Supremely comfortable bedrooms are decorated in..
GB - Langthwaite DL11 6EN
Characterful 18C hostelry set in a peaceful hillside village, boasting commanding rural views. The daily menu, inscribed on a mirror, offers refined yet hearty classical British dishes. Bedrooms are spacious and extremely comfy.
On The Green GB - Reeth DL11 6SN
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..