Things to See & Do

Situated on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales, we offer a gateway to a wealth of tourist attractions, with fascinating places to visit and exciting things to do. These include:

  • Family favourites
  • Cultural riches
  • Countryside beauty spots

A comprehensive list is available at Richmond Online Our personal comments, recommendations and more detailed information are given in our Holiday Guide which is available on request.

Places of interest

Culloden Tower

Easby Abbey

1 mile SE of Richmond, off B6271. It can also be reached by a lovely walk from The Station.
Tel: 0870 333 1181

Friary Tower & Gardens

At the heart of the historic Georgian town of Richmond

Millgate House Gardens

3 Millgate, Richmond DL10 4JN
Tel: 01748 823571

Richmond Castle

Richmond Castle, Riverside Road, Richmond DL10 4QW
Tel: 01748 822 493

Places to visit with things to do

Georgian Theatre Museum

Victoria Road Richmond, North Yorkshire DL10 4DW
Administration: 01748 823 710

Green Howards Museum

Trinity Church Square Richmond Yorkshire DL10 4QN
Richmond, North Yorkshire
Tel: 01748 826 561

Richmond Treasure Trail

The Richmond Treasure Trail is around 2 miles and will take approx 2½ hours to complete.

Richmondshire Museum

Ryders Wynd, Richmond, DL10 4JA
Tel: 01748 825611

The Station [with restaurant]

Station Yard, Richmond, DL10 4LD
Tel: 01748 850123
More information can be obtained from the Disused Stations Website
[See Richmond Online for exhibitions & events]

Things to do

Richmond Swimming Pool

Richmond swimming pool has 2 swimming pools, a main pool and a learner pool. There is excellent disabled access with a pool hoist, ramp and dedicated disabled changing rooms and toilets. Activities are organised during the school holidays.
Richmond Swimming Pool, Old Station Yard, North Yorkshire DL10 4LD
Tel: 01748 824581

The Georgian Theatre Royal

Victoria Road Richmond, North Yorkshire DL10 4DW
Box Office: 01748 825 252
Administration: 01748 823 710
Also see Richmond Online for the programme

Storytime for Under 5s.

At Richmond Library on Tuesday, 2.15 - 2.45 p.m. Admission is free, all are welcome.
Tel: 01748 823120

Elevate Live

At Influence Church during term-time. A Friday night youth event for anyone aged 11-18. Featuring: Games, Live band, Pool, Cafe, Life-enhancing talks, Fun, Special features and much more! 7pm - 10pm. Admission is free!
Victoria Road, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL10 4AS
Tel: 01748 823161 Email:

Castle Tavern Quiz Night

The Castle Tavern at 8.00pm on Sundays. £1 per head entry includes a free buffet.
Tel: 01748 821001

Swaledale Outdoor Club

Outdoor Pursuits in the Yorkshire Dales. The Club holds events every weekend including Canoeing, Caving, Climbing, Fell Running, Mountain Biking, Orienteering, Road Cycling, Skiing and Walking. All welcome.
Tel: 01748 822446

Folk Sing-a-long

The Castle Tavern, Market Place. All welcome on a Friday. Please bring instruments

The Cavern presents GREASERS

Every Friday Night 7 - 1pm. Pure Rock Music All Night

Richmond Cycling Club Cycle Rides

Weekly Sunday runs on the road. Meet at 9am outside Calvert's Carpets, Richmond - every week. All are welcome. Regular Mountain Bike runs.
See website for details

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