Richmond Castle

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Looking for: Heritage, Historical, Parks & Gardens
Address: Richmond Castle
Riverside Road
Richmond
North Yorkshire
Postcode: DL10 4QW
Age Group: All Ages
Kids Activity: Outdoors
Telephone: 01748 822493
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 With its breathtaking views of the Yorkshire Dales, Richmond Castle fully deserves its place as one of the finest tourist attractions in North Yorkshire. The castle was originally built to subdue the unruly North of England it is one of the greatest Norman fortresses in Britain.

Learn all about the castle’s past in the interactive exhibition before taking a peaceful stroll round the secluded Cockpit Garden. The castle’s fun and exciting events programme will give you the perfect chance to enjoy live action events and don’t forget to bring a picnic. 

Interactive exhibition exploring the castle’s nine centuries of history, including the story of the conscientious objectors, many of them Dales Quakers, who refused to fight in the First World War. Various artefacts and a mock-up the contentious objector cells.


Admission:

English Heritage Members Free
Adult £5.50
Child (5 to 15years) £3.30
Concession £5
Families from £14.30   

Opening Times:

March to September daily 10am to 6pm, 10am to 4pm October, and November through February weekends only 10am to 4pm.