Local places to visit

Local area, Richmond north Yorkshire

The beautiful town of Richmond perched on the edge of the Dales National Park has a rich history, stunning scenery and an exciting programme of local events and attractions.

Wainwrights Coast to Coast walk features Richmond as stage 9 and Richmond is the perfect stopover to gather your supplies for the longest stage on the route.

It's been raining an awful lot lately, but don't let that spoil your visit to the Dales- click here for fun things to do in the rain!

Places to Visit

Richmond is a beautiful town nestled in the Yorkshire Dales, we love it here and hope that you will grow to love it too.

Our Top Tips

To shop:

The Natural shop, gives you environmentally friendly fashion, and Richmond books you want it, they’ve got it.

To drink:

A short drive takes you to Reeth, which has three in a row very traditional dales pubs good pint of Theakstons, a locally brewed beer served in all.

To eat:

The White Heifer at Scorton, a very traditional pub, with a surprise behind the doors, and of course the Black Bull at Moulton, has been a favourite restaurant of locals for years.

To walk:

Richmond falls along the swale, stunning, to see any time of the year, and a little further down river Easby Abbey, no need to drive leave the hotel and they are on the doorstep.

To visit:

Richmond castle, Green Howards museum, Richmond museum, all within the town and a short walk from the hotel.

To relax:

Enjoy a coffee and watch the world go by al fresco at BEST WESTERN The Kings Head, or a picnic by the river.

To watch:

Georgian Theatre Royal, all year round performances are held both professional and amateur. The newly opened station cinema has top features showing every evening.

To take the kids:

Forbidden Corner at Leyburn, a mysterious adventure, and another favourite, spending the day by the river climbing on the rocks, paddling, and a game of football.

If you'd like to venture in and around Richmond we have found the following website to be the most informative.

If you chance upon other useful websites for people new to the area, please email us at res@kingsheadrichmond.com thank you!



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