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Richmond, North Yorkshire

Richmond, North Yorkshire is a town of unique character and beauty which has changed little through the centuries. With the variety of shopping and it's many pubs, hotels and restaurants, the proximity to the most stunning scenery anywhere to be seen, Richmond remains one of the most beautiful and rewarding places to visit in the Country.

Founded by the Normans in 1071 the town grew up around the castle built on the 'riche-mont' or 'strong-hill' that gave the town its name and whose massive keep dominates all other buildings around. The first of all Richmonds was an important regional centre in the medieval period, when royal charters were granted giving rights to hold markets and fairs.

The Georgian era was one of great prosperity for the town, when many fine buildings were constructed, and one of the first gas works in Europe was built. Many of the houses built at that time surround the cobbled market place, said to be one of the largest in England, with the Church of the Holy Trinity rising from its centre.

All of the information above and below has been provided by Richmond Online, an excellent website that I am sure you will find extremely useful to visit for more information, not only on the history of Richmond, but also current events, town guide and much more.  Please click here to find out more www.richmond.org

Local Attractions & Points of Interest

Please click on www.richmond.org for full details of what exciting things Richmond, North Yorkshire can offer you and your family & friends.

Richmond Town Christmas Market Sunday 4th December 2016

After an amazing successful start, Richmond town will be hosting another wonderful  CHRISTMAS MARKET on Sunday 4 December 10-4.  There will be lots of stalls and activities going on throughout the day.  Don't miss out!

Green Howards Parade 2017

Our lovely guests who have come to stay with us for the last four years whilst they take part in the Green Howards Parade.  It is always wonderful having them here each year.

Bishop Blaize Richmond - CAMRA Best Beer Guide

Just a minutes walk from The Castle House

There is a strong commitment to cask ale here, with three changing guest ales from national and regional brewers, which has earned the pub CAMRA commendations. Home-cooked traditional food is available daily. Music TV. pool and live TV sport are popular, and there are also regular folk nights. A 10 per cent discount on real ales is offered to CAMRA members

Richmond Live 2017

Awaiting dates but usually last weekend in July

An event not to be missed for all ages and only £10 per person for the weekend!

 

 

What's on in Richmond, North Yorkshire

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