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2 The Bar

Richmond, Yorkshire Dales - North (Ref. 954565)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • View on map


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Games room Games Room
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Miss Kilpatrick

    “The cottage is stylish and the photos do not do it justice.”

    The kitchen is well stocked with all the utensils you need and even tupperware. It meet more than my expectations. The welcome basket was lovely. ...

    The kitchen is well stocked with all the utensils you need and even tupperware. It meet more than my expectations. The welcome basket was lovely. 2 The bar is right next to the castle and the river is less than 5 minutes walk. It is within the town centre and there are plenty of shops, places to eat and drink. There was so much to do in Richmond and there were many activities to do around. Families will enjoy playing by the river on the rocks, or going to aysgarth falls. The secret garden within the centre is beautiful. The cottage had a lovely outdoor space with shelter. Plenty of logs provided for the wood burning stove inside or the chiminea outside. We spent half our evenings cooking and eating outside in this space as we were lucky to get good weather. For families this space was ideal for little ones. While there is a slope, our little one could play outdoors and it was a safe area. Bathroom was amazing. Towels provided and there is a washer/dryer. Parking was an issue we expected. The road at the front of the house is narrow. We decided to park one car a few doors away were there are 3 spaces free and do not require a permit. The second we parked on the green after unpacking the car. To be honest we didn't mind this and were happy with this. We thoroughly enjoyed out stay and we felt at home and didn't want to leave. We would recommend and would definitely return here.

The property

A delightful end-terrace stone-built cottage in the popular Yorkshire Dales market town of Richmond.

The cottage enjoys an enviable location, just off the main street, down an enchanting cobbled street, a stone’s throw from the historic castle ruins, making it a great place for a family holiday or get-together with a small group of friends.

Full of character throughout, the cottage has been tastefully renovated to provide modern comfort whilst retaining the charm of the traditional building.

You enter into the spacious sitting room with plenty of comfy sofas and a welcoming woodburner, making it a great place to relax after a full day out and about exploring the area.

There is a well-equipped kitchen with a large dining table; a great social space to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

There are two well-presented bedrooms upstairs which have all been furnished to a high standard with a family bathroom also.

To the outside is a large patio garden with a lovely seating area to enjoy some alfresco dining or a relax with something chilled.

A short walk takes guests into the lovely old town centre with a huge cobbled town square surrounded by shops, pubs, cafes, tearooms and restaurants.

There are weekly markets as well as a monthly farmers’ market held in the market square.

Richmond is also well known for its fascinating Norman castle, where walks along the castle walls and down to the River Swale can be enjoyed.

Nearby you will find popular towns and villages such as Reeth, Middleham and Hawes among the stunning local countryside, providing glorious places to head to for a refreshing drink and bite to eat after an enjoyable walk.

With Swaledale and the Yorkshire Dales on the doorstep, this cottage makes for a superb holiday base in an enchanting location, all year round.


  • Two bedrooms with TV: 1 x super king-size double, 1 x king-size double
  • Bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Ground floor basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area (seats 6)
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with woodburner
  • Gas central heating with woodburner
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, 3 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, iPod dock, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Parking is on a steep slope and is narrow
  • Enclosed patio garden with furniture and chiminea
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 3 mins walk

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About the location


Barnard Castle 10 miles; Leyburn 12 miles.

Situated at the entrance to Swaledale, the ancient market town of Richmond stands on a prominent hilltop site to the north of the River Swale. Its cobbled streets and narrow alleys or 'wynds' enshrine over nine centuries of busy history and unique character. The town grew up around its castle, a Norman fortress dating back to 1071, famously situated high above the river - indeed the name Richmond is derived from 'Riche-mont' meaning 'strong hill'. Today there are wonderful walks to be enjoyed such as the Castle Walk - a dramatic terrace walk beneath the castle walls - or alternatively walk alongside the River Swale where there are parks, safe paddling areas and small waterfalls to enjoy. Within the town, narrow streets and alleys radiate from the cobbled Market Place (which has a weekly market and monthly farmers’ market) and there are numerous shops, pubs and restaurants to enjoy. The town flourished in the 18th and 19th centuries and the resulting elegant Georgian architecture lines many of the old streets. The Georgian Theatre is one of the oldest surviving theatres in the country with visitors enjoying its regular productions all year round.

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