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Lovely Castle

Beautiful castle ruin steeped in history. Amazing views of the River Swale and you can hear the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kent, United Kingdom
Worthwhile Trip

Located right in the town centre just off the market square, the castle has a small exhibition... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Richmond Castle Tower Street, Richmond DL10 4QW, England
+44 1748 822493
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful castle ruin steeped in history. Amazing views of the River Swale and you can hear the falls too. Lovely Garden too which looked lovely with the autumn changes. Highly recommend.

Thank ycrawford1979
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located right in the town centre just off the market square, the castle has a small exhibition above the shop detailing it’s history. Venturing outside you can walk the perimeter which has great views and also has a small garden well worth visiting in season....More

Thank reddog91
Reviewed 1 week ago

Richmond is a very large impressive castle that is well worth a visit. The majority of it is in ruins but it is the keep that dominates the surrounding town and countryside that is the jewel in this castle's crown. Interestingly the keep looks as...More

Thank Clive H
Reviewed 1 week ago

The impressive Richmond castle, towering over the market town of Richmond and viewed from the south near the river is always a joy. Visiting the castle itself, you need to allow longer than you think to truly experience this fantastic ancient monument. Visit on a...More

Thank amarkey
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Richmond Castle is a large castle located in downtown Richmond North Yorkshire. Prices are a little steep for ruins

Thank Joyce P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are English Heritage members so have been touring the properties around where we live through the summer. Whilst not a huge amount to see it was interesting to look at the exhibition inside and walk around the ruins even though I don't like heights....More

Thank Jane J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As lovely as this place is I am surprised it scores higher on TripAdvisor than Barnard castle which I thought had a better variety of things to look at...However Richmond castle surpasses Barnard with the stunning views you get from the top of the tower....More

Thank 60Anon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Richmond castle was a little hard to find but not at the fault of English Heritage, it’s simply how the town has built up around the castle. The castle itself has some great things to see however the most important are not open to the...More

1  Thank Sum D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a large ruined site with a Keep that you can go up to the top to get great views of the Town. Other than that it's pretty uneventful. The little garden there is a bit overgrown and unloved but I bought some nice earrings...More

1  Thank Helen S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Easy to find and easy access, just off the main centre of Richmond ruined condition but still of interest. Ok for a short visit but not enough for a longer visit

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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