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Things to do in Richmond

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Discover the best attractions and activities that Richmond has to offer

Richmond is a fantastic tourist destination in the UK, with an array of attractions to visit and things to do throughout the year.

Resting on the fridges of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, this characterful market town offers a wonderful base in which to explore the majestic countryside of North Yorkshire.

This historical town has been built up around the Norman-built castle which overlooks the many pubs, restaurants and shops this town houses.

After exploring the castle, head to hidden gem of the Georgian Theatre Royal where you can catch an amateur performance or explore the Church of the Holy Trinity which plays backdrop to the market stalls and fairs.

  • Alfresco Adventures cliff jump

    Alfresco Adventures

    Hudson House
    North Yorkshire
    DL11 6TB

    07842 633232

    A North Yorkshire outdoor adventure company offering led hikes, competitions, and educational opportunities.

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  • Easby Abbey

    North Yorkshire
    DL10 7EU

    Easby Abbey is one of the best preserved monasteries of the Premonstratensian ‘white canons’ and is surrounded by the picturesque River Swale in the North Yorkshire countryside.

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  • Foxglove Covert Local Nature Reserve

    Foxglove Covert Local Nature Reserve

    Catterick Garrison
    DL9 3PZ

    01748 830045

    Explore 100 acres of moorland and a reserve containing woodland, heathland, flower-rich grassland, picturesque ponds and a lake.

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  • Georgian Theatre Royal

    Victoria Rd
    DL10 4DW

    Catch a show at Britain’s oldest working theatre in its original form or enjoy an hourly guided tour and explore its museum.

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  • Green Howards Regimental Museum

    Trinity Church Square
    DL10 4QN

    01748 826561

    Based in the heart of Richmond’s town centre is the museum of Green Howards, home to a collection of military artefacts.

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  • richmond castle

    Richmond Castle

    Tower Street
    North Yorkshire
    DL10 4QW

    01748 822493

    Towering above the River Swale in the town of Richmond is this medieval castle which was originally called Riche Mount, ‘the strong hill’.

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  • Eyam Museum

    Richmondshire Museum

    Ryders Wynd
    DL10 4JA

    01748 825611

    This North Yorkshire attractions is a must for anyone visiting the town of Richmond with a large collection of artefacts from the Stone Age to the present day to discover.

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