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With an abundance of Georgian architecture, a large cobbled market place, museums, monuments and abbeys, Richmond is the ‘jewel in the crown’ of Yorkshire and treasured by residents and visitors alike.

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With the variety of shopping and its 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.


Richmond Daytrips

While you are staying at Apartment One, why not visit some of the gems that the surrounding area has to offer?


  • Richmond Castle (180 yards)

    Standing in a prominent position overlooking the River Swale Richmond Castle dates back to 1071 and presents one of the finest examples of Norman buildings in Britain. Today the castle is in the care of English Heritage.

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  • Georgian Theatre Royal (180 yards)

    The Grade I Listed playhouse is among the oldest of Britain’s existing theatres. Now fully restored it continues to be a thriving community playhouse. The Georgian Theatre museum was opened in 1979 and was the very first theatre museum in the country.

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  • The Station (530 yards)

    A short walk over the bridge is The Station, a refurbished railway station now housing a café bar, restaurant, artisan food stalls (including award winning Archer’s Jersey Ice Cream), exhibition galleries and a cinema. The space also offers community courses such as photography, crafts and language lessons. The Station is managed by the Richmondshire Building Preservation Trust and is well worth a visit. Visit their website to see what’s on while you’re staying.

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  • Easby Abbey (1.5 miles)

    The impressive ruins of Easby Abbey lie in picturesque surroundings by the River Swale in North Yorkshire. Easby is one of the best preserved monasteries in Britain and the parish church, which is still in use, contains rare 13th century wall paintings.

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  • Foxglove Covert Nature Reserve (4 miles)

    Foxglove Covert Local Nature Reserve covers 100 acres of moorland and has a remarkable mix of habitats and species. The reserve contains semi-natural woodland, heathland, flower-rich grassland, streams, ponds, a lake, willow and alder carr, coniferous woodlands and wet meadows.

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  • Wensleydale Railway (12 miles)

    The Wensleydale Railway is a heritage railway and runs 22 miles from Northallerton to Redmire, North Yorkshire. During the summer months the line plays host to majestic steam trains and is an extremely popular tourist attraction, a film set and an important part of preserved and restored railway history.

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  • Yorkshire Dales National Park (25 miles)

    An extraordinary place to explore, the Dales are a firm favourite of thousands of tourists each year. Beautiful valleys, towns and villages, along with seasonal festivals and events ensure an abundance of activities in delightful surroundings.

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  • North Pennines (33 miles)

    The North Pennines is a stunning landscape of open heather moors and peatlands, attractive dales and hay meadows, tumbling upland rivers, wonderful woods, welcoming communities, intriguing imprints of a mining and industrial past, distinctive birds, animals and plants and much, much more. In recognition of its special qualities the area has been designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).

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  • Durham Cathedral (35 miles)

    Durham Cathedral is one of the great buildings of Europe. Set grandly on a rocky promontory next to Durham Castle with the medieval city huddled below and the river sweeping round, the profile of the World Heritage Site is instantly recognisable to people travelling up and down the East Coast Main Line.

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  • Newcastle upon Tyne (47 miles)

    World-class culture, vibrant nightlife, award-winning dining, inspiring heritage, fantastic shopping and acclaimed architecture are all found in Newcastle. Famed for its bridges, restaurants and family-friendly attractions, Newcastle is easily reached by road or rail.

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Richmond Tourist Information Centre


Telephone: 01609 532980

Richmond Tourist Information Centre

Richmond Library
Queens Road
Richmond
North Yorkshire
DL10 4DN