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Castle on the hill

We visited this castle when in Richmond it is an English heritage castle Not badly priced and we... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Stevenage, United Kingdom
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Fabulous views

This was a whistlestop tour whilst my wife and granddaughter were in the Georgian theatre (I was... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2018
Andy H
Ashton-under-Lyne, England, United Kingdom
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Richmond Castle Tower Street, Richmond DL10 4QW, England
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All reviews conscientious objectors english heritage surrounding countryside fantastic views the river worth the climb well worth a visit interesting exhibition run around sunny day picnic tables market square first world war guide book nooks and crannies town centre great place to visit
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cannot miss it as right in the middle of Richmond. It was a dull and rather wet Sunday morning when we arrived , not a lot to the castle but it was most certainly worth the climb up the keep , the views were lovely...More

Thank yvonne c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this castle when in Richmond it is an English heritage castle Not badly priced and we were not overly hassled to become members Lovely views of the town and area Nice stop off

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Situated behind the market square, it is very easy to find. There isn't much left of the original castle and the entrance fees are rather high to walk around ruins.

Thank 2010mustang
Reviewed 1 November 2018

This was a whistlestop tour whilst my wife and granddaughter were in the Georgian theatre (I was dog minding) but it was worthwhile even just for the views across the rooftops. The information boards were a little lacking inside the castle - probably because English...More

Thank Andy H
Reviewed 1 November 2018

This castle has been really well kept, English Heritage are always doing their best to keep this place tidy, clean and well maintained. The staff are brilliant here, and there's lots of interesting information spread throughout the castle.

Thank mbetowler
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Interesting and well preserved Castle - particularly for its age. Great views from top of castle keep. Obvious why it was built here. Lots of history. We were well welcomed by the lady there who was most helpful.

Thank mail631
Reviewed 24 October 2018

We are members and were given excellent service, particularly when we asked if there were any coasters with boars on in the shop. A glorious day and an enjoyable time spent in the castle, which has fine views all around and many nooks and crannies...More

Reviewed 23 October 2018

First of all, dramatic setting above the river, and right off the town's Market Square. History on easy to read boards. Modern history too, about the conscientious objectors who were imprisoned in the castle in the first world war. (You learn something every day!). Very...More

Thank James B
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Richmond is itself on a hill so there is no need to climb from the town market square, which was good for my wife, though I enjoyed the hilly streets around it. The castle, although in ruins was interesting with lots of information as we...More

Thank jnkwgfahq
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Stunning views, fascinating history and enough remains to give a real feel for what it might have been. So worth a visit.

Thank 967alisonb
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Response from pad4535 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. And you need to go to the castle first to get it as there is nothing on sale at the abbey
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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