Richmond, North Yorkshire…

Richmond 

is one of
Britain’s most beautiful market towns, with an 11

th 

Century castle,
fine historic buildings, large cobbled market place and many hidden corners
making it a treasure trove for visitors.

 



When you visit,
don’t forget your walking boots and

ordnance
survey maps as

you’ll soon
embrace the great outdoors.

Explore the 100 foot-high
historical tower at Richmond Castle, which offers impressive views over
Swaledale and is the oldest stone Norman castle in England, built by William
the Conqueror’s cousin. Stroll around the castle walls, walk along the
riverside and take in Richmond Falls, afterwards recharge and

reward yourself with a treat from the award-winning
bakery found in The Station, a stunning riverside Victorian railway building.

 

From the Station amble along
the banks of the Swale up to another English Heritage site, Easby Abbey which
offers atmospheric ruins from the 12th Century.

If you haven’t been tempted by any fabulous fish and chips whilst
exploring picturesque towns, villages and beautiful
countryside

, you will never be short of a good country pub offering locally brewed
ales and prize winning local pies for a refuel. If you are looking for something
a bit more special Yorkshire now has more Michelin Star restaurants than
anywhere outside of London, perfect for any special occasion. The Black Swan at
Oldstead has recently been named the best restaurant in the world, with North
Yorkshire quickly becoming a dining destination to
really savour…

 

Holiday Accommodation... 

 

If you are looking for luxury self catering holiday accommodation in North Yorkshire, Holiday at Home have a collection of unique holiday homes across Richmond, North Yorkshire including lakeside lodges, country houses and riverside apartments to choose from. Many of these properties are even dog friendly so nobody needs to get left behind. 

 

Out
of town…

 

Masham

is a must visit timeless market town and not just because it boasts
two of the best local ale breweries, but because of its lively community, dramatic
abbey and annual sheep fair.

 

Leyburn offers something a little different for
the family at The Forbidden Corner, which has been voted the best children’s attraction in Yorkshire. Often
called a magical place, it is a unique labyrinth of tunnels, chambers, follies
and surprises created in a 4 acre garden which will challenge and delight
children of all ages.

 

Head to Hawes for the most picturesque drive through the Dales, and clamber
to the top of the series of waterfalls on the River Ure, both had starring
roles in Robin Hood Price of Thieves.

You'll appreciate why Aysgarth has been voted one of
the natural wonders of northern England. You can dip your feet in the water and
explore the woods that line the riverbanks.

 

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