I would like to warmly welcome you to ‘The Castle House’ Boutique Bed & Breakfast in Richmond, North Yorkshire. Situated in the shadow of the famous castle, overlooking the historic town square of Richmond and positioned in one of the most stunning parts of Richmond and the North Yorkshire Dales.
More importantly, following the last few months of uncertainty, it is with the most upmost pleasure that I can offer you a little bit of pampering and make you feel well looked after in a clean, and caring environment. I am extremely fortunate to have a wonderful team of girls that help look after the B&B, continually deep cleaning throughout the day to ensure everyone is kept safe.
I don’t think anyone of us would ever have thought that we would now be living as we are now. It has affected every single person and just to begin to have a little bit of normality is wonderful. To be able to open the door again to welcome you is like opening up for the first time again.
It was over 7 years ago that I nervously served my first breakfast and really can’t believe how quickly the time has flashed by. From starting off with just 3 guest rooms, I now have 5, and can accommodate up to 12 guests at one time. I often open the door to returning guests who have now become good friends. That really is the best compliment ever when they return time after time.
Each bespoke room has en-suite facilities, free Wi-Fi, flat screen televisions with free view, bathrobes, hairdryers, and tea and coffee making facilities to make your stay as relaxing and comfortable as possible. All guests are welcomed with a complimentary glass of wine, or tea/coffee on arrival and at night complimentary chocolates are left for you. Most importantly, you are welcomed in the morning for breakfast where you can choose from cereals and fresh fruit followed by a traditional English breakfast or smoked salmon & scrambled egg.
All guests have use of the communal dining & sitting room, where there is a small library of books and information on local attractions in the North Yorshire Dales and in Richmond.
I have always taken pride in taking time to look after my guests ensuring that I continue to offer all of the most ‘important’ attributes that I appreciate when staying away, to encompass a place to remember, enjoy and feel pampered are my key goals to achieve.
Situated just off the main market place of the historic town of Richmond, there is no better place that is located within just a stone’s throw to the centre (1 minute walk) that is quiet, yet within easy reach of all amenities such as restaurants, public houses, book shops, banks, bakeries, theatre etc etc.
My background wasn’t in hospitality, far from it, but I just love it. I initially trained as a knitwear designer, and spent over 20 years in the fashion industry, from there I moved into Project Management, another very different challenging career, and then I decided to step out of the hectic life of travelling both nationally and internationally, working incredibly long hours for someone else. 2 out of my 3 girls have flown the nest and my youngest is not far behind, leaving me with our 2 cheeky Cockerpoo’s to continue what I enjoy so much.
I really hope that you enjoy your stay with here at The Castle House. Please do let me or my girls know if there is anything we can do to make it all the more special.
*To ensure that The Castle House’ remains clean and hygienic, please note that Archie and Hattie (my Cockerpoo’s) are not allowed in any area of the house other than our private quarters on the ground floor)
It really is a pleasure welcoming you.