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Richmond Castle

Tower Street, Richmond DL10 4QW, England
+44 1748 822493
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Hampton couple sightseeing in Richmond

Though a ruin, we found the castle really interesting with its many nooks and crannies and spent an... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Peterborough, United Kingdom
So pleased I visited Richmond Castle

My wife is currently working in the area and I went up for a long weekend. My sister and I have... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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Tower Street, Richmond DL10 4QW, England
+44 1748 822493
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Though a ruin, we found the castle really interesting with its many nooks and crannies and spent an hour enjoying the views from the top and the exhibition above the shop. We look forward to one day being able to go inside the prison cells...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My wife is currently working in the area and I went up for a long weekend. My sister and I have done extensive investigations on our family history and have discovered that we are related (on our dad's side) to one of the "Richmond Sixteen",...More

Thank waikikirob
Reviewed 5 days ago

The views from the keep are wonderful. The town clustered around the castle on one side, views over Swaledale on the other.

Thank aktemac
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are anyway interested in castles and nearby, Richmond castle is well worth a visit. It stands prominently on the edge of the hill in Richmond town. On a clear day the views of the surrounding Yorkshire countryside are quite stunning. The climb to...More

2  Thank G4228AVbrianb
Reviewed 1 week ago

A pleasant hour here on Sunday informative staff and nice museum upstairs passages steps tunnels kids loved it and Burnt off some energy

1  Thank Janet K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good exhibition part through the shop. Great sense of the history before walking around the grounds. A lot of steps to the top of the keep but the view was worth it.

1  Thank Helen K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited Richmond Castle at the end of October 2017. The castle is in the care of English Heritage. The position of the castle is very commanding with views over the surrounding Yorkshire countryside. As with most castles of this date (first decades after the norman...More

1  Thank SailingEnterprise
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth a visit. The outside walls are fairly intact and there is access to the top of the tower with great views over the town and river.

1  Thank victoria375
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting place too visit. The views are fantastic and museum very interesting telling of the people who wouldn't go too war

1  Thank Joe M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The castle is great value for money and the place itself is lovely and there is plenty to see and do in the town itself. Well worth a day trip to the town incorporating the castle (as the castle will only take up to 2...More

1  Thank dastockbridge
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Response from Ludger4 | Reviewed this property |
It should be possible if you leave quite early in the day. You would need to catch a train from Kings Cross to Darlington and then a direct bus from Darlington to Richmond. The train journey is about 2.5 hours being a high... More
20 September 2015|
Response from Trippppppppppppppppp | Reviewed this property |
There are a lot of steps, about 2-3 storeys but they are straight and fairly even so not too bad.