Out and about
local places to visit
Richmond, North Yorkshire is a town of unique character and beauty which has changed little through the centuries.
With the variety of shopping and its many pubs, hotels and restaurants, the proximity to the most stunning scenery anywhere to be seen, Richmond remains one of the most beautiful and rewarding places to visit in the Country.
Embrace the views
Richmond, North Yorkshire
Raby Castle – Staindrop (14th Century castle surrounded by a 200 acre deer park).
Newby Hall – Ripon (With extensive gardens including a miniature steam train).
Harewood House and Bird Garden – Harrogate.
Castle Howard – Near York (Brideshead Revisited)
Middleham Castle – Wensleydale (Home of Richard III).
Bolton Castle – Wensleydale (Where Mary Queen of Scots was imprisoned).
Green Howards Museum – Richmond (Regimental)
Georgian Theatre Museum – Richmond (An active and unique theater built in 1788).
Beamish Open Air Museum =- Chester le Street (Electric tram cars, shops, houses, a pub, a working farm, colliery and its pit houses to name but a few in this reconstruction of northern life in the 1900’s).
Coach and Carriage Museum – Aysgarth
Jorvik Viking Museum – York (Step into a time car and become part of the Viking community).
Bowes Museum – Barnard Castle (A great art collection housed in a French Chateau and standing its own landscaped gardens).
Richmond Falls – Perhaps one of the most popular rambles around the Richmond area, and rightly so. Only three miles in distance but packed with interest and wonderful scenery.
Aysgarth Falls – A triple flight of waterfalls, surrounded by forest and farmland, carved out by the River Ure over an almost one-mile stretch on its descent to mid-Wensleydale.
High Force at Middleton – Discover the force of nature at High Force, one of the most spectacular waterfalls in England, located at Forest-in-Teesdale, in the heart of the Durham Dales, Co. Durham.