Local Area
Local Area

Perched on a hill above the fast-flowing river Swale, Richmond occupies a stunning spot.

Just a short five minute drive away is Richmond perched on a hill high above the fast flowing river Swale, where there is plenty to explore, from its Norman Castle with fantastic views from the top to the unique Georgian Theatre Royal, in its original state seating only 214 people and has regular visits from the the royal Shakespeare’s company. A few miles further and you can find yourself in the midst of James Herriot country, the Yorkshire Dales, head up to Arkengarthdale or England’s highest pub Tan Hill, Reeth famous for its lovely walks or the market towns around at Beadale and Leyburn all within a fifteen to twenty min drive

If you fancy a more Urban experience, the Cities of Durham 30 min Beamish museum about 40 min and Newcastle 60 min. drive North, with Harrogate and York the same Southbound.Whitby on the coast famous for its fish and chips about an hour away

For visitors with sporting interests we can arrange all the country activities such as golf, paintballing, shooting or fishing and can point out the direction for walks, historical monuments and sites, and the best features and hot spots of the wild and rugged Yorkshire Dales.

Please find below a select of useful links:

     Richmond Online
     Richmond Castle
     Georgian Theatre Royal
     Yorkshire Dales National Park
     North Yorkshire Moors National Park